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Types of Millets

Barnyard Millet
Barnyard Millet

Did you start preparing it using the barnyard millet in its flour form or as a rice? Millets have a fairly high fat content and almost all of this fat is in the bran layer. This is good fat and along with the high mineral content in the bran layer, it makes the whole grain millet rices magical in terms of nutrition and taste.

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Finger Millet
Finger Millet

Finger Millet | Nachani | Kezhvaragu Also known as African finger millet, red millet, ragi and very popular millet specially in Southern India. It is rich in calcium and protein and also have good amount of iron and other minerals.

Foxtail Millet
Foxtail Millet

In China, foxtail millet is the most common millet and one of the main food crops, especially among the poor in the dry northern part of that country. In Southeast Asia, foxtail millet is commonly cultivated in its dry, upland regions.

Kodo Millet
Kodo Millet

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.

Little Millet
Little Millet

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.

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Pearl Millet (Bajra)
Pearl Millet (Bajra)

Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is the most widely grown type of millet. It has been grown in Africa and the Indian subcontinent since prehistoric times. The center of diversity, and suggested area of domestication, for the crop is in the Sahel zone of West Africa.

Proso Millet
Proso Millet

Proso millet is a relatively low-demanding crop and diseases are not known; consequently, proso millet is often used in organic farming systems in Europe. In the United States it is often used as an intercrop. Thus, proso millet can help to avoid a summer fallow, and continuous crop rotation can be achieved.

Sorghum
Sorghum

As nouns the difference between sorghum and millet is that sorghum is a cereal, (taxlink) or (taxlink), the grains of which are used to make flour and as cattle feed while millet is...

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