Barnyard millet has 6 times more fiber when compared to wheat. It is high in calcium, phosphorus and fiber. It helps to maintain the body temperature and acts as a good anti-oxidant too. It is diabetic friendly and gluten free.
Millets have been cultivated from pre-historic times and is one of the world’s earliest food plants used by humans. It is naturally gluten free and is non-acid forming. Millets are alkalizing foods which helps in preventing chronic diseases.
Soak, ferment, roast or sprout before consumption to derive full benefits of millets and whole grains.
After washing throughly, cook one cup of millet in two cups of water in an open vessel. Once done enjoy with curry or chutney. Substitute, millet with rice in any recipe (e.g., dosa, upama, lemon rice etc.)