Its an ancient variety of wheat rich is fibre with low GI. The polished wheat is used as Rice to make Marathi desert Gavachi Kheer . You can also make Khichdi.
Long Wheat (Triticum Dicoccum – Emmer wheat or Farro) is a type of hulled wheat commonly called by the name as ‘jave , Samba, Lone or khapli’ in India. Long wheat is nutritionally superior when compared to commercially available durum wheat in its protein and dietary fiber contents. It is tastier, softer and has higher satiety value. It is more suited for diabetes management. It was widely cultivated in the ancient world, but now considered as a relic crop.
Gavachi Kheer Recipe: