Nestled in Northern pocket of the Kashmir valley is a freshwater Lake in Bandipora - Wular – that is a treasure trove of water chestnuts or water caltrops Wular is Asia’s largest freshwater body.
Chestnut flour contains high quality proteins with essential amino acids, dietary fibre, and low amount of fat. It also contains vitamin E, vitamin B group, potassium, phosphorous, and magnesium something that many gluten-free products lack Chestnut flour is very beneficial because it acts as a coolant, cures jaundice, has antioxidant properties, treats urine infection, cures indigestion and nausea, relieves cough, helps to combat hypertension, improves the blood and is beneficial for the hair.
Water chestnuts are a great source of fiber and provide 12% of the daily fiber recommendation for women and 8% for men.
Water chestnut is a nutrient-dense food and contains high amounts of fibre, potassium, manganese, copper, vitamin B6 and riboflavin. Most of their calories come from their god carb content.