Kuttu or buckwheat atta is a fruit seed, which is why it is allowed to be consumed during fasting. The flour has a nutty flavour and is a gluten-free alternative to the regular wheat flour. Kuttu atta produces heat in the body and that's why is considered ideal for winters. The atta is great for someone trying to lose weight, and even for those suffering from high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. Moreover, it is rich in phosphorus, vitamins, magnesium and zinc.