One of the oldest cultivated millets, this crop has been grown, harvested and packed by Uttarakhand women farmers. It has the lowest carbohydrate amongst all millets and has ten times more fibre than wheat. Also known as Jhangora, Kuthiravali and Oodalu.
Rich in vitamin B-complex. Low in carbohydrate. High in vitamins and fibre, barnyard millet aids in digestion and prevents cardiovascular diseases. It is ideal for people with type II diabetes.
Uses. Cook 1 cup millets with 2 cups water. Have everyday instead of rice. Works really well in salads and as a couscous substitute. Can also be used in upmas, idlis, dosas, lemon rice and pongal.
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