Foxtail Millet (Thinai Arisi/ Korralu)

Foxtail millet is a type of cereal grain that belongs to the grass family. It is widely cultivated for its edible seeds, which are rich in protein, fiber, and minerals. Foxtail millet is also drought-resistant and can grow in poor soils. Foxtail millet can be cooked as a whole grain, ground into flour, or popped like popcorn. It has a mild nutty flavor and a chewy texture. Foxtail millet is a versatile and healthy grain that can be enjoyed in many ways. It is also good for the environment as it requires less water and fertilizer than other crops. Foxtail millet is a true superfood that can benefit both people and the planet.

Thinai, Korra, Navene, Rala Kang
  • 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 antioxidants that can protect the body from oxidative stress and chronic diseases.
  • It has a low glycemic index and can help regulate blood sugar levels and prevent diabetes.
  • It contains high amounts of iron and calcium, which are essential for blood formation, muscle function and bone health.
  • It is a good source of protein, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, which can support digestion, immunity, metabolism and overall well-being.
  • It has a nutty flavor and a crunchy texture that can add variety and taste to different dishes.

How to use?

Foxtail millet can be cooked like rice or other grains. It can be boiled, steamed, roasted or popped. It can be used to make porridge, bread, cakes, cookies, noodles, salads and soups. It can also be sprouted or fermented to enhance its nutritional value and flavor.

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

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What are the nutritional benefits of foxtail millet?

Foxtail millet is rich in protein, fiber, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. It has a low glycemic index, which means it does not spike blood sugar levels after consumption. It also contains phytochemicals that have anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and anti-cancer properties.

What are the environmental benefits of foxtail millet?

Foxtail millet is a drought-tolerant and pest-resistant crop that can grow in poor soils and harsh climates. It requires less water and fertilizer than other grains. It also helps in soil conservation and carbon sequestration. Foxtail millet is a sustainable and eco-friendly food source.

How to use Foxtail millet in recipes?

Some of the popular recipes using foxtail millet are:
- Foxtail millet khichdi: A savory dish made with foxtail millet, lentils, vegetables and spices.
- Foxtail millet dosa: A thin and crispy pancake made with foxtail millet batter and served with chutney or sambar.
- Foxtail millet salad: A refreshing salad made with cooked foxtail millet, chopped fruits, nuts, herbs and dressing.
- Foxtail millet porridge: A creamy and nutritious breakfast made with foxtail millet, milk, sugar and cardamom.
- Foxtail millet cookies: A crunchy and delicious treat made with foxtail millet flour, butter, sugar and chocolate chips.
- Foxtail millet pudding: A sweet and creamy dessert made with foxtail millet, coconut milk, sugar and saffron.

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