What is Sattu? Anything roasted and ground into a fine powder is called sattu. Sattu is a type of flour, mainly used in Nepal, India and Pakistan. It consists of a mixture of ground pulses and cereals. The dry powder is prepared in various ways as a principal or secondary ingredient of dishes. Various varieties of sattu are prepared in both countries: during Bathukamma in Telangana, and as a refreshing drink among farmers during summers in Pakistan.