Barnyard Millet (Kuthiraivali Arisi)

Barnyard millet is a type of cereal grain that grows in Asia and Africa. Barnyard millet is not only delicious, but also nutritious. It has high protein, fiber, iron and calcium content. It is also gluten-free and low in glycemic index. Barnyard millet can be cooked like rice or made into porridge, bread, pancakes and more. You can enjoy barnyard millet for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Barnyard millet is a great way to add variety and health to your diet. Try it today and you won't regret it!

Kudiraivali, Odalu

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  • Variety/Type - Unpolished millet
  • Packs - 500g packs available
  • Storage instructions - Store in a cool and dry place, once opened keep in a air tight container
  • Expiry - 12 Months from date of Mfd.

Product Highlights

  • It is rich in protein, fiber, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants.
  • It has a low glycemic index and can help regulate blood sugar levels.
  • It is also gluten-free and suitable for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance.

How to use?

Barnyard millet can be cooked like rice or other grains. It can be soaked for an hour before cooking to reduce the cooking time. It can be boiled, steamed, pressure-cooked or microwaved with water or broth. It can also be ground into flour and used to make bread, pancakes, porridge or kheer.

  • Preferred to consume like normal rice.
  • Suitable for diabetes.
  • Good for obese people and weight watchers.

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What are the health benefits of Barnyard millet? Can you explain in details?

Barnyard millet has many benefits for human health and nutrition, such as:
- - It is rich in protein, fiber, iron, calcium, phosphorus and antioxidants, which can help prevent or manage various diseases such as diabetes, obesity, anemia, osteoporosis and cancer.
- It has a low glycemic index, which means it does not cause a rapid spike in blood sugar levels after consumption. This makes it suitable for people with diabetes or prediabetes, as well as for weight management.
- It is gluten-free, which means it does not contain the protein that causes allergic reactions in some people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance. It can also reduce inflammation and improve gut health by promoting the growth of beneficial bacteria.
- It is easy to digest and has a mild flavor, which makes it versatile and adaptable to different cuisines and recipes. It can be cooked as a porridge, pilaf, khichdi, dosa, idli or upma, or used as a flour for baking breads, cakes and cookies.
- It is drought-tolerant and pest-resistant, which means it can grow in harsh conditions and requires less water and pesticides than other crops. This makes it environmentally friendly and sustainable for farmers and consumers alike.

How to cook kodo millet?

Barnyard millet can be used as a substitute for rice or other grains in various dishes. It can be used to make khichdi, dosa, idli, upma, pulao, biryani, salad, soup or curry. It can also be added to muffins, cookies, cakes or granola bars for extra nutrition and texture. Kodo millet can be cooked in a similar way as rice or other grains. You can use a pressure cooker, a pot, or a microwave to cook it.
Here are the basic steps to cook kodo millet:
- Wash and soak the kodo millet for at least 15 minutes.
- Drain the water and add fresh water in a ratio of 1:2 (one cup of kodo millet to two cups of water).
- Add salt and oil as per your taste and preference.
- Cook the kodo millet until it is soft and fluffy. You can check by pressing a grain between your fingers. It should be cooked but not mushy.
- Fluff with a fork and serve hot or cold.

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