Kiwicha or Peruvian Amaranth
Kiwicha is the name of a plant (and its seeds) in the family Amaranthaceae. Its scientific name is Amaranthus caudatus. The seeds are diminutive, edible, and highly nutritive. They are usually eaten puffed.
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Source: Instituto de Nutrición de Centroamérica y Panamá (INCAP).