At Earthy Tales, we not only endeavor to bring back long forgotten taste of pure, unadulterated food but also encourage & keep alive traditional ways of making these food.
This maize is a desi (and not american sweet corn) hill variety called "Saathu" meaning the one that gets ready in 60 days & is grown only to make flour. The flour gets milled in "Panchakki , run by the force from a fresh water stream. Flour made from this Chakki keeps its nutrients intact due to cold stream water which runs close this to "panchakki". Logical, as the hill people would leave for work in morning, carrying their lunch with them.