Barnyard Millets are tiny white, round grains belonging to the millets family.
It is the fastest growing millet producing yield in 6 weeks and has the highest Iron content of all the millets.
Barnyard is low in glycemic index and assist the type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular ailments with its daily intake. (ref -- http://tinyurl.com/jc7h8zm )
It belongs to the family of Siri Dhanya(Siru Thaaniyangal)
kuthiravali varagu in Tamil,odalu in Telugu,Jhangora in Hindi and Kavadapullu in Malayalam
Very Low Glychemic Index -- Helps in Type II Diabetes
100% Gluten Free -- good for gluten intolerant people
High Dry Insoluble Fiber -- Keeps your digestive tract clean
Barnyard millets are good source of Iron,phosphorous as well as calcium.
Good anti oxidant.
Nutrition Information for 100gm
Fat (grams) 4
Calcium(Milli grams) 11
Carbohydrate (grams) 67
Protein (grams) 11.2
Fiber (grams) 10.1