English : kodo millet, Bengali : kodo, Gujarati : kodra, Hindi : kodon, Kannada : harka, Marathi : kodra, Oriya : kodua, Punjabi : kodra, Tamil : varagu, Telugu : arikelu, arika
Kodo Millet is rich in phytochemicals which helps in reduction of cancer risks, balance body weight and overcome irregular period problems in women. It helps reduce knee and joint pain. It reduces nervous disorders especially in the eyes. 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 thoroughly, 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.)