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Proso Millet - 1KG

  • ₹150


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Proso Millet is a grass species grown in warm climate and domesticated in Asia. Though Proso was part of Indian & Chinese staple diet since ancient times it was forgotten after increase in consumption of rice. It has gained lot of importance in recent times due its high nutritional value and var...

Proso Millet is a grass species grown in warm climate and domesticated in Asia. Though Proso was part of Indian & Chinese staple diet since ancient times it was forgotten after increase in consumption of rice. It has gained lot of importance in recent times due its high nutritional value and varied health benefits. Proso millet is Yellow shaded grain. It has very high Calcium contents which favor bone strengthening and dental health.


Local names
 - Tamil: Panivaragu, Telugu: Varigalu, Kannada: Baragu


Suggested use:

  • Replace rice: soak for half hour in water and pressure cook it like rice. Millets is a good substitute for rice and can be consumed like rice in any dish.
  • Proso millet bisibelebath recipe: https://goo.gl/xEEVDv  


Why you should have it?

  • Very rich in Calcium and helps in calcium absorption naturally, so it very good for bone strengthening and in preventing Osteoporosis and also aids Dental health
  • High in Anti-Oxidants and is a good anti-ageing food

  • Prevents Gall stones
  • Good for Constipation and heals stomach related ailments
  • Rich source of essential Phosphorus
  • Low Glycemic index -- Helps control Blood Sugar Levels
  • Beneficial in preventing cardiac diseases -- it reduces cholestrol and tests have shown that Proso reduces C reactive protein

(ref -- http://tinyurl.com/z4kgbhh)


Nutrition Information for 100gm 

Calories

350

Minerals(g)

2.1

Carbohydrate (g)

85.0

Protein (g)

11.0

Fibre (g)

8.2

Iron(mg)

8.0

Calcium(mg)

21.0

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