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30 Healthy & Delicious Amaranth Flour Recipes You’ll Love

Amaranth flour is a nutritious, gluten-free alternative to traditional wheat flour.

It is high in protein, fiber, and minerals, making it a great choice for health-conscious individuals.

If you’re looking for delicious recipes to incorporate amaranth flour into your diet, then you’re in luck!

This blog post features 30 delicious amaranth flour recipes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

Amaranth Spice Cookies

From pancakes to cookies to breads and more, these recipes are sure to make everyone in your family happy.

So get ready to explore the world of amaranth flour recipes and enjoy a healthy and delicious meal!

Herb and Garlic Amaranth Crackers (vegan and gluten free)

Think about all of the things you can do with these crackers.

If you’re looking for a delicious vegan and gluten-free snack, then you must try these Herb and Garlic Amaranth Crackers.

They are full of savory and fragrant flavors and are sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Not only are they tasty, but they are also a breeze to make – just mix the ingredients together, roll out the dough, and bake!

Enjoy these crackers as an after-school snack, or add them to your next charcuterie board.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Drizzle with honey and top with chopped walnuts and/or dried fruit
  • Spread with avocado and top with a sprinkle of red pepper flakes
  • Serve with your favorite hummus or dip
  • Top with crumbled feta and a sprinkle of herbs
  • Make mini-sandwiches with pesto, tomatoes, and cheese

Amaranth Spice Cookies

Amaranth Spice Cookies are the perfect choice for a treat that is both healthy and delicious.

Made with amaranth flour, egg, olive oil, dark brown sugar, lemon zest, ginger, cardamom, nutmeg, salt, and baking soda, these cookies are high in protein and fiber, and they are so crispy and delicious.

I highly recommend this recipe!

For an extra bit of crunch and flavor, you can add in some chopped almonds or walnuts.

You can also top it with some dark chocolate chips, or a drizzle of honey. For more sweetness, add a bit of pure maple syrup or honey.

If you like a bit of spice, you can substitute the nutmeg with cinnamon, or add in chili powder for a bit of heat.

If you’re looking for a healthier option, you can substitute olive oil for coconut oil.

For an even healthier alternative, you can use maple syrup or honey instead of dark brown sugar.

For a truly unique and delicious treat, try this Amaranth Spice Cookie recipe!

Here are some creative ways to enhance this recipe:

  • Add in chopped almonds or walnuts for extra crunch
  • Top with dark chocolate chips for added sweetness
  • Drizzle with honey for an extra bit of sweetness
  • Substitute the nutmeg with cinnamon for a bit of spice
  • Add in chili powder for a bit of heat
  • Substitute the olive oil with coconut oil for a healthier option
  • Use maple syrup or honey instead of the dark brown sugar for an even healthier alternative

Rustic Amaranth Chocolate Cake

Are you ready to try your hand at something special?

If so, this Rustic Amaranth Chocolate Cake is just the thing for you.

Inspired by the amazing Rick Bayless, this cake is sure to make your taste buds dance!

  1. This recipe starts with 8-ounces of dark chocolate. Make sure it’s 60-65% cacao for best results.
  2. Soften 8-ounce butter and add it to the chocolate.
  3. Mix in 1 1/2 cups of sugar and keep stirring until you get a beautiful creamy texture.
  4. Then you’ll add 6 large eggs, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Finally, add 1 cup of amaranth flour.
  5. Once everything is mixed together, pour the batter into a greased 9-inch cake pan.
  6. Bake it in a preheated oven at 350°F for 40 minutes. When it’s done, let the cake cool before slicing it.

Now, if you’re looking to take this cake to the next level, you can add a few extra ingredients.

For example, try adding a cup of fresh blueberries or raspberries right before baking.

You could also top the cake with a homemade ganache or a dollop of freshly whipped cream.

This Rustic Amaranth Chocolate Cake is sure to be an instant hit in your home.

With a few simple ingredients and a little bit of time, you’ll have a delicious dessert that everyone is sure to love.

Rajgira Paratha

Rajgira Paratha is a delicious and healthy flatbread that you can make with amaranth flour or rajgira flour.

It’s a great option for religious fasting days or vrat, as it is made with rock salt (sendha namak).

This gluten-free flatbread is also vegan-friendly, as it is made without any animal-based products.

Making Rajgira Paratha is easy and straightforward.

  1. Start by combining the amaranth flour with mashed potatoes, cumin powder, and green chilies.
  2. Knead it into a dough, and then roll out the dough into thin circles.
  3. Heat a greased griddle and cook the parathas until golden brown on both sides.
  4. Serve the Rajgira Parathas hot with a dollop of ghee or oil.

Besides being a delicious and nutritious meal option, Rajgira Parathas are also incredibly versatile.

Here are some creative ways to enhance the recipe:

  • Add some spices like coriander powder, garam masala, or chaat masala for a flavor boost.
  • Stuff the parathas with your favorite veggies like potatoes, cauliflower, or paneer.
  • Mix some grated cheese into the dough to make cheesy Rajgira Parathas.
  • For a sweet version, you can add a tablespoon of jaggery or sugar to the dough and serve with a dollop of ghee and honey.

Gluten-Free Amaranth Flour Cookies

These Gluten-Free Amaranth Flour Cookies are a great way to get creative with your Amaranth flour.

They may not be the most attractive cookies, but their taste and nutrition make up for their lack of beauty.

  1. To make the cookies, start by mixing together the Amaranth flour, buckwheat/surghum flour, baking soda, salt, and chocolate chips in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, olive oil, and eggs until well combined.
  3. Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until a thick dough forms.
  4. Using a tablespoon, scoop out the dough and roll it into small balls.
  5. Place the balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and press down lightly with a fork to flatten.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 12-15 minutes.
  7. Allow the cookies to cool completely before removing them from the baking sheet.

These Gluten-Free Amaranth Flour Cookies are a great way to get creative with a healthy alternative to traditional white flour.

To enhance the cookies, try adding chopped nuts, dried fruits, or even a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg.

You can also dip the cookies in melted chocolate or drizzle with a melted nut butter for a delicious snack.

Gluten-free Amaranth Baking Powder Bread

Bread has many uses, and this gluten-free amaranth baking powder bread is no exception!

This recipe will give you a fluffy, delicious loaf that will make you forget all about store-bought substitutes.

It’s easy to make with a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time.

  1. Start by mixing the dry ingredients in a bowl: amaranth flour, spelt flour, non-alum (gluten-free) baking powder, and sea salt (optional).
  2. In a separate bowl, mix almond milk, brown rice syrup, and unrefined grapeseed oil.
  3. Beat two egg whites and fold into the wet ingredients.
  4. Then, add the dry ingredients and mix until a batter forms.
  5. Grease an 8-inch x 4-inch bread pan and pour the batter in.
  6. Bake at 350 °F for about 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Let the bread cool for 10 minutes before removing it from the pan and transferring it to a cooling rack.

This amaranth baking powder bread is delicious all on its own, but there are many ways to make it even better.

Try spreading some butter and jam on top for a sweet treat, or add some savory toppings like pesto, sliced tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese.

You can also use it as the base for a delicious sandwich, or as the main ingredient in a delicious stuffing.

Easy Amaranth Pancakes

Your kids will love these delicious pancakes made with whole-grain amaranth flour!

Our taste testers were blown away by how yummy these pancakes are.

So if you’re looking for a gluten-free breakfast option, these pancakes should be at the top of your list.

The batter is super easy to whip up and takes just 35 minutes from start to finish.

  1. Just mix the eggs, amaranth flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a bowl, melt the butter in a skillet, and add the milk.
  2. Let the batter cook until it’s golden brown, then flip and cook the other side.

You can serve these pancakes with fresh fruit, honey, or your favorite syrup.

If you’re feeling creative, you can enhance this recipe with a variety of toppings and mix-ins.

  • Try adding banana slices, chocolate chips, or chopped nuts for a sweet and crunchy treat.
  • Or for something savory, top it with bacon and cheese.
  • You could even make mini pancakes to serve as an appetizer.

Amaranth Sweet Potato Gnocchi

This Amaranth Sweet Potato Gnocchi is the perfect way to add a wholesome, nutritious meal to your daily diet.

Not only is it packed with amaranth flour and sweet potato, but the addition of cumin and rosemary give it a unique flavor.

Plus, it only takes 1.5 hours to make and serves 4.

I love to serve this dish for a light dinner, or as a side for any meal.

The unique flavor of the amaranth flour and sweet potato make this dish a great addition to any meal.

Creative Twists:

  • Add some spinach or kale for an extra nutrition boost
  • Try using other flours, like almond or buckwheat, for a different flavor
  • Add some cooked bacon or chorizo for a savory twist
  • Sprinkle some toasted pumpkin seeds on top for crunch
  • Top with some freshly grated parmesan cheese for a boost of flavor

Amaranth Banana Bread

This Amaranth Banana Bread recipe is a wonderful way to add some nutty flavor to the classic banana bread.

The amaranth flour gives this bread a unique flavor and texture that other recipes simply can’t match.

It’s also a great way to use up those ripe bananas that you don’t know what to do with.

The whole wheat pastry flour adds some extra nutrition to the bread, making it a great snack or breakfast item.

I love to serve this Amaranth Banana Bread when I have guests over for brunch or dinner.

It’s a great way to impress my guests with a unique twist on the classic banana bread.

I also like to make a few loaves and freeze them.

That way, I have a few slices to enjoy when I’m in need of a sweet treat.

Creative Twists:

  • Add some dark chocolate chips for a decadent take on the bread
  • Swap out the walnuts for pecans for a nutty addition
  • Substitute the sugar for maple syrup for a healthier spin
  • Sprinkle some cinnamon on top for a warm, spiced flavor

Eggless Beetroot Brownie Recipe Made With Amaranth Flour

I love this Eggless Beetroot Brownie Recipe because it is a wholesome and healthy alternative to regular brownies.

It is made with amaranth flour and beetroot, making it gluten-free, and it also contains some nutritious ingredients like bananas and walnuts.

The addition of chocolate chips makes it even more indulgent, while the brown sugar and cocoa powder give it a delicious richness.

It is a great way to enjoy a sweet treat without compromising your health.

This eggless brownie is a great way to enjoy a sweet treat during tea time with a cup of coffee or masala chai.

It is also a great option for potlucks, bake sales, and other special occasions.

Creative Twists:

  • For a naturally sweet brownie, replace the brown sugar with dates, prunes, or coconut sugar.
  • Add 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts, almonds, or other nuts for a crunchy texture.
  • For a hint of spice, add 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon or nutmeg.
  • If you don’t have beetroot puree, you can use 1/2 cup of grated carrots instead.
  • To make the brownies more chocolatey, add 1/4 cup of melted dark chocolate or double the amount of semisweet chocolate chips.
  • You can also add 1/2 cup of shredded coconut or 1/2 cup of dried fruit like cranberries or raisins.

Amaranth Flour Pizza Dough

Amaranth flour pizza dough is a great gluten-free alternative to traditional pizza dough.

It’s a delicious, thin-crust pizza that’s ready in just 30 minutes.

The addition of olive oil and flax seeds gives it a healthy boost and makes it a great snack.

The combination of fresh basil and tomatoes makes it a delicious option for any time of day.

This pizza dough is perfect for a quick snack or light meal.

It’s also great for a family gathering or a fun pizza night with friends.

Creative Twists:

  • Try adding different vegetables such as bell peppers, mushrooms, or spinach
  • Swap out the mozzarella cheese for feta cheese or vegan cheese
  • Add some spices such as garlic powder or red pepper flakes for an extra kick
  • Top it with some sliced olives or artichoke hearts for a tasty Mediterranean twist

Vegan Amaranth Green Onion Fritters

These vegan amaranth green onion fritters are a quick and easy snack that are great for any time of day.

The best part is that they require only 4 ingredients plus water, salt and pepper, making them a great gluten-free option.

They also take only 9 minutes to make, so you’ll have a delicious snack ready in no time!

Whenever I’m in the mood for a savory snack that’s both tasty and healthy, these amaranth green onion fritters are my go-to.

They’re perfect for parties, potlucks, and other gatherings, or even just a tasty snack for one.

Creative Twists:

  • Add chopped herbs like parsley or cilantro to the batter for extra flavor.
  • Top them with avocado or a dollop of sour cream for a delicious treat.
  • Mix in some cooked quinoa or chia seeds for extra crunch.
  • Serve the fritters with a dip like tzatziki or garlic aioli.

Amaranth, Quinoa and Dark Chocolate Cake

This delicious and decadent cake is the perfect combination of sweet and savory.

The deep, intense flavor of the dark chocolate pairs perfectly with the nutty and slightly sweet flavors of the amaranth and quinoa flours.

The butter and the eggs add a smooth and creamy texture, while the pecans add a delightful crunch.

It’s a truly special and unique cake that is sure to impress.

I love to serve this cake as a dessert after a special dinner. It’s also great for birthday parties, potlucks, or any other gathering.

The cake is also great for a sweet snack or a special treat during the day.

Creative Twists:

  • Swap out the pecans for walnuts or hazelnuts
  • Add some spices such as cinnamon or nutmeg for an extra kick
  • Use a different type of chocolate such as milk or white
  • Top with a drizzle of melted chocolate
  • Add some fruit such as raspberries or strawberries for a fruity twist

Healthy Amaranth Flour Crackers with Cauliflower Dip (Gluten-Free Snack)

Just imagine all of the things you can do with this healthy amaranth flour cracker recipe!

It’s gluten-free, vegan, and naturally sweetened with honey.

Plus, it’s a great way to introduce amaranth flour into your diet.

This amaranth flour cracker recipe would be perfect for a snack on the go or a light lunch.

It’s also a great accompaniment to a cauliflower dip, which is a great alternative to hummus.

I also think these crackers would be great for a party since they’re gluten-free and vegan-friendly.

Creative Twists:

  • Try adding different spices like garlic powder, smoked paprika, or chili powder to the cracker mixture.
  • Instead of honey, you can also use maple syrup or agave nectar.
  • Top your crackers with nut butter or sesame seeds for added crunch.
  • For a cheesy version, add some nutritional yeast to the cracker mixture.
  • Mix in some fresh herbs like parsley, dill, or chives for a flavorful kick.
  • Try adding some cooked quinoa or cooked beans for added protein.

Butternut Squash Amaranth Bagels (Vegan)

This delicious vegan Butternut Squash Amaranth Bagel recipe is a great way to incorporate whole grains, vegetables, and rapid yeast into your diet.

It’s filled with flavor and texture, making it a unique and delightful snack.

Plus, the instructions are simple and straightforward, so it’s easy to follow and make.

This recipe makes a great breakfast, lunch, or snack.

It’s perfect for when you need something quick and filling, or when you’re looking for something different to try.

It also pairs well with a variety of spreads, like cream cheese or hummus.

Creative Twists:

  • Add in some garlic and onion powder for an extra flavorful punch
  • Substitute the butternut squash for sweet potato for a different taste
  • Top the bagels with sesame seeds for extra crunch
  • Use a different type of flour for a different texture, such as spelt or buckwheat
  • Add in chopped nuts or dried fruit for a little bit of sweetness

Amaranth Banana Nut Quick Bread

Amaranth Banana Nut Quick Bread is a great option for a healthy, hearty, and moist bread that requires minimal effort.

It is made with simple ingredients like whole wheat flour, ripe bananas, walnuts, eggs, honey, and amaranth seeds that all work together to create a delicious and nutritious snack or breakfast.

This Amaranth Banana Nut Quick Bread is perfect for any occasion.

It is great for a quick and easy breakfast on busy mornings, as a snack throughout the day or as a dessert after dinner.

The combination of ingredients also makes it a great option for potlucks or parties.

Creative Twists:

  • Substitute the walnuts for other nuts, such as almonds or pecans
  • Add in dried cranberries or raisins for a touch of sweetness
  • Sprinkle some cinnamon or nutmeg for a hint of spice
  • Swap out the honey for agave or maple syrup
  • Top with nut butter before serving
  • Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a decadent dessert

Gluten-Free and Egg Free Whole Grain Banana Brownies Recipe

I love that this recipe is gluten-free and egg-free, making it perfect for those with dietary restrictions or food allergies.

It requires only a few ingredients that are easy to find, and the result is a delicious and decadent brownie that can be enjoyed by everyone.

Plus, it only takes 46 minutes to make, so it’s a great dessert to whip up when you’re short on time.

This banana brownie recipe is perfect for a weekend treat or an easy dessert to bring to a potluck.

It’s a great way to use up any overripe bananas you have on hand, and it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Creative Twists:

  • Swap out the walnuts for other nuts, such as pecans or almonds
  • Add a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg for extra flavor
  • Top with a dollop of coconut whipped cream for a special touch
  • Replace the chocolate chips with dried fruit for a more health-conscious version
  • Mix in a teaspoon of instant coffee for an extra kick of flavor

Gluten-Free Amaranth Flour Cookies

Your kids will love the taste and texture of these gluten-free amaranth flour cookies.

They are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, with a hint of sweetness from the maple syrup.

The combination of amaranth flour, buckwheat/surghum flour, and olive oil makes for a delicious and healthy treat.

These cookies are perfect for an after-school snack or as a dessert.

They can even be served as a side dish for dinner.

Creative Twists:

  • Swap out the chocolate chips for raisins or nuts
  • Add in a teaspoon of cinnamon for a spiced flavor
  • Use coconut sugar instead of maple syrup for a more natural sweetness
  • Replace the olive oil with coconut oil for a tropical flavor
  • Mix in some shredded coconut for extra texture

Vegetable Tart in an Amaranth Crust

I love this Vegetable Tart in an Amaranth Crust recipe because it’s easy to make and uses simple, healthy ingredients.

It’s a great way to get creative with baking, and the use of amaranth flour gives it a unique flavor.

The coconut oil creates a flaky, crunchy crust that’s sure to be a hit!

This tart is a great side dish for any meal, but it’s especially great for a light lunch or brunch.

It’s also perfect for potlucks and summer barbecues.

Creative Twists:

  • Add feta cheese, olives, and roasted red peppers for a Mediterranean twist
  • Use a mix of several types of vegetables for more variety
  • Top with fresh herbs for additional flavor
  • Substitute the coconut oil with olive oil
  • Add a drizzle of balsamic glaze before serving

Gluten-Free Amaranth-Almond Bars

I love this gluten-free amaranth-almond bars recipe because it’s a great way to enjoy a delicious treat without compromising on flavor.

The combination of amaranth flour, almond flour, and fruit preserves creates a unique and flavorful taste that’s sure to satisfy.

The texture of the bars is also super-tender thanks to the fine-grained amaranth flour.

Plus, it’s an easy recipe that can be prepared in a relatively short amount of time.

I would serve this recipe for a special occasion or gathering, like a brunch or an afternoon snack.

It’s perfect for a crowd, as it makes 16 bars. It’s also great as a treat to bring to a potluck or picnic.

Creative Twists:

  • Switch up the jam or preserves and use a different flavor
  • Add some chopped nuts or dried fruit to the batter
  • Try adding some spices, like ginger or nutmeg, to the crust
  • Top the bars with a simple glaze made with powdered sugar and almond milk
  • Toast the almonds before adding them to the batter for a more intense nutty flavor

Amaranth-Walnut Cookies with Brandy

This Amaranth-Walnut Cookie with Brandy recipe is a great way to add some delicious nuttiness and sweetness to your cookie recipes.

The combination of whole grain flours and the addition of brandy gives this cookie a unique flavor that you won’t find in many other recipes.

The toasted walnut pieces and the amaranth seeds give the cookie an extra crunchy texture that I really love!

These Amaranth-Walnut Cookies with Brandy are the perfect treat for any special occasion.

They make a great addition to a holiday dessert spread or to a birthday party.

They can also be served as an after-dinner treat or enjoyed as a tasty snack.

Creative Twists:

  • Try substituting the walnuts with pecans or almonds for a different flavor.
  • Add a teaspoon of ground cinnamon or nutmeg for a spicy twist.
  • Drizzle a bit of dark or white chocolate over the cookies for a rich flavor.
  • For an extra kick, try adding a tablespoon of espresso powder.
  • Substitute the brandy for rum or whiskey for a boozy twist.

Fig and Amaranth Cookies

Fig and Amaranth Cookies are delicious, melt-in-mouth cookies that can be enjoyed as a healthy snack or dessert.

The combination of amaranth flour, butter, and sugar, as well as the addition of dried figs, makes for a gluten-free treat that is easy to make.

Not only that, it’s a great choice for fasting days, as it is light and nutritious.

These Fig and Amaranth Cookies are a great choice for any occasion, from brunches and afternoon teas to dinner parties and potlucks.

They also make a great snack for a mid-day pick-me-up or an after-dinner treat.

Plus, the addition of cardamom and pistachios/almonds gives it a unique flavor that is sure to please.

Creative Twists:

  • Try adding orange or lemon zest for a citrusy twist.
  • Swap out the figs for cranberries or raisins for a different flavor.
  • For extra crunch, add some chopped nuts or seeds.
  • For a vegan option, substitute the butter for coconut oil.
  • For a sweeter treat, drizzle some melted dark or white chocolate over the cookies.

Easy Gluten-Free Butter Rolls

These Gluten-Free Butter Rolls are incredibly easy to make and require minimal ingredients – perfect for a busy day.

Plus, they’re buttery, yeast-free and ready in just 30 minutes!

Plus, you can serve them alongside a bowl of soup or stew for dinner, or for a brunch with poached eggs, cream cheese, or even your favorite marmalade.

I love to make these Gluten-Free Butter Rolls on a lazy Sunday morning with a cup of coffee.

They’re also a great way to add a little extra something to a dinner party.

Creative Twists:

  • Substitute the sour cream with Greek yogurt
  • Add your favorite herbs and spices to the dough
  • Top with melted butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar
  • Swap out the all-purpose blend for almond flour
  • Use dairy-free butter and milk for a vegan version

Amaranth Flour Pistachio Balls

This amaranth flour pistachio ball recipe is a great way to incorporate a nutritious and healthy snack into your diet.

It’s gluten-free, and the combination of pistachios, jaggery, and cardamom is delicious.

This recipe is great for any occasion.

I think it would be perfect to serve as a post-workout snack, as an afternoon pick-me-up, or even as a healthy dessert.

It’s a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth in a totally guilt-free way.

Creative Twists:

  • Swap out the pistachios for other nuts like cashews or almonds
  • Replace the jaggery with coconut sugar or maple syrup
  • Add in some dried fruit like cranberries or raisins
  • Sprinkle some spices like cinnamon or nutmeg into the mix
  • Serve with a dollop of yogurt or coconut cream for an extra special treat
  • Roll the balls in some shredded coconut for an extra crunchy bite!

Amaranth Oatmeal Bread with Pumpkin Seeds

This amaranth oatmeal bread is full of nutrients and requires just a few simple ingredients.

It’s a wholesome way to enjoy a delicious sandwich or toast.

I will enjoy this amaranth oatmeal bread for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

It’s a great way to start the day off right, or to give your midday meal a nutrient-packed boost.

Creative Twists:

  • Substitute the oats with a different grain like quinoa or millet
  • Add a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg to enhance the flavor
  • Make the bread extra special by adding dried fruit like figs or dates
  • Toast the bread and top with nut butter, honey, and banana slices
  • Use the bread for grilled cheese sandwiches or for homemade croutons
  • Make a savory version with herbs and Parmesan cheese
  • Use the bread for a French toast casserole
  • Enjoy the bread with a creamy soup or stew.

Amaranth Breakfast Porridge with Cinnamon and Sugar

This amaranth breakfast porridge is a delicious and nutritious alternative to oatmeal.

It’s naturally gluten-free and ready in under 45 minutes.

This breakfast porridge is perfect for busy mornings when you need something quick and easy.

It’s also great for a healthy and hearty breakfast on the weekends.

Creative Twists:

  • Top with fresh fruit and/or a dollop of yogurt for an added burst of flavor
  • Add a pinch of nutmeg or cardamom for a kick of spice
  • Swap out the almond milk for coconut milk or oat milk for a different flavor
  • For a richer, creamier porridge, add an extra tablespoon of butter
  • Mix in a handful of chopped nuts or seeds for an extra crunchy texture

Rajgira Badam Sukhdi – Amaranth Almond Fudge

Rajgira Badam Sukhdi - Amaranth Almond Fudge

Rajgira Badam Sukhdi is a fantastic and unique Gujarati dessert that celebrates the flavors of India.

It is grain-free, making it perfect for those who are fasting, and it has delicious nutty aromas from ingredients like almond, pistachio, and saffron.

This dish is perfect for special occasions, like the Indian Navaratri festival, or for a special weekend treat.

It can be enjoyed as a dessert or as a sweet snack.

Creative Twists:

  • Add a pinch of cinnamon for a warm, spicy flavor.
  • Swap the jaggery for honey for a sweeter twist.
  • Replace the almond and pistachio with other nuts, like cashews or walnuts.
  • Add a few drops of rose essence for a floral note.
  • Top with dried fruit, like cranberries or cherries.

Cocoa and Amaranth Cookies

I like this recipe because it is a healthier alternative to traditional cookie recipes.

It uses spelt flour and dark brown sugar, which are healthier than white flour and white sugar.

It also includes cocoa powder for an added hint of sweetness.

These cocoa and amaranth cookies are perfect for a delicious after-dinner treat.

They also make a great snack to enjoy with your morning coffee or tea.

Creative Twists:

  • For an extra sweet twist, add some dark chocolate chips to the batter.
  • Mix in chopped almonds for a crunchy texture.
  • Replace the spelt flour with oat flour for a gluten-free alternative.
  • Swap out the amaranth for quinoa or millet.
  • Sprinkle on some cinnamon or nutmeg for a warm, spiced flavor.

Skillet Amaranth Cornbread

This skillet Amaranth Cornbread is a delicious gluten-free bread that features amaranth and promises to steal the show with its unique flavor.

It’s easy to make and requires only 30 minutes of prep time.

This skillet Amaranth Cornbread is perfect for any occasion—from a casual gathering to a more formal event.

It’s a great way to add a unique twist to the traditional cornbread.

Creative Twists:

  • Substitute the clarified butter for coconut oil or olive oil for a vegan-friendly option.
  • Try adding fresh or dried herbs for an extra flavor boost.
  • For a Mexican-inspired twist, add a tablespoon of chili powder and a cup of frozen corn.
  • Replace the sugar with honey or agave syrup for a healthier alternative.
  • Top it off with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.

Amaranth Flour, Carrot, and Raisin Cookies

Amaranth Flour, Carrot and Raisin Cookies Recipe

These Amaranth Flour, Carrot, and Raisin Cookies offer a deliciously healthy alternative to traditional tea-time cookies.

These cookies are perfect for those looking for a healthier tea-time treat, or for those looking for a snack that is both sweet and savory.

They are also great for packing in a lunchbox or for taking on a picnic.

Creative Twists:

  • For an added crunch, try adding in some chopped almonds or sunflower seeds
  • For a tart twist, add in some dried cranberries
  • If you like a spicy kick, add in some ground cloves or nutmeg
  • For a twist on the sugar, use coconut sugar or date sugar instead
  • If you want to make the cookies vegan, substitute the butter with coconut oil and the maple syrup with agave nectar

30 Ways To Use Amaranth Flour

From breakfast to dinner, snacks, and desserts, you will find a variety of amaranth flour recipes for every occasion. Learn how to turn this healthy, gluten-free flour into delicious and nutritious meals that the whole family will love. Whether you're looking for something quick and easy or something a bit more elaborate, this post has you covered!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Baking, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 488 kcal


  • Herb and Garlic Amaranth Crackers (vegan and gluten free)
  • Amaranth Spice Cookies
  • Rustic Amaranth Chocolate Cake
  • Rajgira Paratha
  • Gluten-Free Amaranth Flour Cookies
  • Gluten-free Amaranth Baking Powder Bread
  • Easy Amaranth Pancakes
  • Amaranth Sweet Potato Gnocchi
  • Amaranth Banana Bread
  • Eggless Beetroot Brownie Recipe Made With Amaranth Flour
  • Amaranth Flour Pizza Dough
  • Vegan Amaranth Green Onion Fritters
  • Amaranth, Quinoa and Dark Chocolate Cake
  • Healthy Amaranth Flour Crackers with Cauliflower Dip (Gluten-Free Snack)
  • Butternut Squash Amaranth Bagels (Vegan)
  • Amaranth Banana Nut Quick Bread
  • Gluten-Free and Egg Free Whole Grain Banana Brownies Recipe
  • Gluten-Free Amaranth Flour Cookies
  • Vegetable Tart in an Amaranth Crust
  • Gluten-Free Amaranth-Almond Bars
  • Amaranth-Walnut Cookies with Brandy
  • Fig and Amaranth Cookies
  • Easy Gluten-Free Butter Rolls
  • Amaranth Flour Pistachio Balls
  • Amaranth Oatmeal Bread with Pumpkin Seeds
  • Amaranth Breakfast Porridge with Cinnamon and Sugar
  • Rajgira Badam Sukhdi – Amaranth Almond Fudge
  • Cocoa and Amaranth Cookies
  • Skillet Amaranth Cornbread
  • Amaranth Flour, Carrot and Raisin Cookies


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