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Kodo Millet - 1 KG

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Kodo millet (Aarka), is an annual grain that is grown primarily in India. In-spite of cultivating Kodo millet for 1000's of years this millet is slowly dying out. It is grown mostly in a organic way and it is a farmer friendly crop which can sustain heavy drought and marginal soils.  Local...

Kodo millet (Aarka), is an annual grain that is grown primarily in India. In-spite of cultivating Kodo millet for 1000's of years this millet is slowly dying out. It is grown mostly in a organic way and it is a farmer friendly crop which can sustain heavy drought and marginal soils. 


Local names - Kannada : Aarka, Tamil : Varagu, Telugu : Arikelu, Bengali : Kodo, Gujarati : Kodra, Hindi : Kodon, Marathi : Kodra, Oriya : Kodua, Punjabi : Kodra


Why should you have it?

·         Kodo millet is very easy to digest, it contains a high amount of lecithin and is excellent for strengthening the nervous system. 

·         Helps keep diabetes under check

·         Controls Obesity

·         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.

·         Regular consumption of kodo millet is very beneficial for postmenopausal women suffering from signs of cardiovascular disease,like high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.

·         Helps heal wounds and has a tranquilizing effect


Suggested use:

  • Replace rice with millets - Soak for half hour in water and pressure cook it like rice. Rice can be replaced with millets in any rice dish.
  • Kodo millet Bisibelebath recipe: https://goo.gl/FDGnmp 
  • Kodo millet Pulav recipe: https://goo.gl/rZkHw5  
  • Kodo millet curd rice recipe: https://goo.gl/BNSxjY    


Nutrition Information for 100gm 

Calories

309

Minerals(g)

1.9

Carbohydrate (g)

76.0

Protein (g)

12.5

Fibre (g)

8.2

Iron(mg)

0.8

Calcium(mg)

14.0

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