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Kodo Millet

Size: 500gm

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These tiny cereals – powerhouse of fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals. They are great substitute for rice and wheat. As Kodo Millet having low glycemic index are highly recommended for those with diabetics

Kodo millets are rich in B vitamins, especially niacin, B6 and folic acid, as well as the minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and zinc.


Properties of Kodo millets -


  • It may have antioxidant properties

  • It may lower blood glucose levels.

  • It may lower blood pressure.

  • It may have anti-allergic properties.

  • It may be able to halt the abnormal growth of cells.

  • It may have the ability to reduce abnormally high lipid levels.
  • It may have antibacterial properties


Health Benefits of kodo millets -


  • Kodo millets may help in irregular menstrual cycles.

  • Kodo millets have been used to provide relief from joint pain.

  • Kodo millets are rich in a protein called collagen, which increases the elasticity of the skin and may help in reducing wrinkles.
  • Kodo millets also help in weight loss, by increasing satiety due to the presence of fibres and proteins, which reduces overeating.

  • Kodo millets contain no gluten and is good for people who are gluten intolerent


Precautions -


  • Processing methods like soaking will help reduce the level of anti-nutrients. Therefore, it is advised to soak kodo millets before use.
  • You must always seek the advice of your Ayurvedic physician about the possible interaction of kodo millets with other drugs as per your health condition.


Usage of Kodo Millet - 


Kodo Millet is used in the spot of grain in the preparation of Pulao, Kichadi, Upma, and Pongal. This can be ground into flour to make parathas, Dosas, and chapatis. It is prepared directly and ingested with a variation of curries. It is also boiled till soft in terms of making Dessert, a sweets treat.


Kodo Millet Nutritional Value: ( for 100g of millet) -


Protein (g) Fiber (g) Minerals (g) iron (mg) Calcium (mg)
8.3 9 2.6 0.5 27


(Sourse-CAR - Indian Institute of Millets Research)  

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