Teff is the tiny, gluten-free grain of the Eragostis tef grass. Teff cooks more quickly than many other whole grains due to its size and has a sweet, malty flavor.

Health considerations

Teff is a source of iron, magnesium phosphorus, magnesium, copper, zinc, clcium potassium, and B vitamins. Teff is 8% fiber, 13% protein.

Keep in mind

While teff is naturally gluten-free consumers sensitive to gluten should seek certified gluten-free brands to avoid cross-contamination.

May be found in

Injera, anjera, Ethiopian cuisine, gluten-free foods, waffles, quickbreads, breads, muffins


Self Nutrition Data
Whole Foods Market
Teff: Food crop for humans and animals

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