Top 5 Different Varieties of Wheat in India

Wheat flour is rich in iron, thiamine, niacin, calcium, and vitamin B6. It boosts immunity, helps heart health, fights cancer, prevents gallstones, and lowers diabetes risk.
Khapli wheat resembles regular wheat but has more fiber, fat, and protein. However, it has less calcium and iron compared to normal wheat.
Sharbati flour has more protein than regular wheat flour. It's lower in calories and high in fiber, making it a healthy choice. Also, it's rich in calcium and magnesium for strong muscles and bones.
Common wheat, or bread wheat, is the main type of wheat grown globally. It makes up 95% of wheat production and is the most profitable cereal crop.
Durum wheat grows best in warm, dry areas like the Mediterranean. Planted in spring, harvested in fall. Its grains make semolina, which is used for pasta.
Bhalia Wheat, also called Daudkhani Wheat, is a long-grain variety grown in Gujarat, India's Bhal region near the Gulf of Khambhat. It got Geographic Indication status in 2011.
Click to More