The history of millets is around 10 thousand years ago in Asia specially in Bharat but now these are mostly identified as Birds food although now generation started showing interest on millets
Millets are the grains or simply called as Siridhanya. These are small seeded hard and have good source of nutrients such as magnesium, copper, phosphorous and manganese and highly rich in proteins, vitamins and fiber. Now a days paddy and wheat are replacing by these millets.
Caring and giving importance to the health is the major living issue now a days so many people always finding the way to get healthier life and the millets are the good food recipes
Various types of millets
- Sorghum (Jowar),
- Pearl Millet (Bajra),
- Finger Millet (Ragi, Nachni)
- Kodo Millet (Paspalum setaceum),
- Proso Millet (Penicum miliaceum),
- Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica),
- Little Millet (Panicum sumatrense) and
- Barnyard Millet (Echinochlo autilis).
Millets nutrition values per 100 gms given in the table:
|Crop / Nutrient||Protein(g)||Fat (g)||Fiber
There are so many recipes by using millets following link will give so many variety
Dr Khader is a Homoeopath, and a researcher who has been touring rural areas propagating the message on millets for the past 10 years. He used to tell if you eat Raagi 6 months continuously one can cure the Diabetes also.
Some of his videos about millets and food
Dr Khadar speach on Millets in Telugu language