Bajra is a cereal widely consumed throughout India. It is a widely grown variety of millet and is called pearl millet. It is highly rich in protein and is extremely nutritious. The bajra grains are used to make bajra flour, which is used to make bajrarotis, being a staple food in Rajasthan and most parts of Gujarat.
One of the oldest cultivated millets, this crop has been grown, harvested and packed by Uttarakhand women farmers. It has the lowest carbohydrate amongst all millets and has ten times more fibre than wheat.
Foxtail millet is rich in dietary fiber, protein and low in fat. foxtail millet releases glucose steadily without affecting the metabolism of the body. It is a natural source of protein and iron. It can be used to prepare everything that one makes with paddy rice – all the biryanis, pulavs, mixed rices, etc.
Kodo millets contain high amounts of polyphenols, an antioxidant compound, they also has high on fibre, low on fat. Kodo millet inhibited glycation and cross-linking of collagen. Kodo millets are good for diabetes.
Little Millets seeds are smaller than other millets, like foxtail millet, little millet also high in Iron content, high in fibre like Kodo and has high antioxidant activity. It helps in diabetes and diseases related stomach.
Proso Millet is one of the most nutritious and delicious temperate millet, also known as broom corn, common millet. It is highly nutritious, non-glutinous and non-acid forming. It lowers the risk of diabetes. Millets can be cooked just like rice, and made into upma, salad, or porridge