Let's celebrate an International Year Of Millets

Millets are glutenfree ,make them an ideal food for diabetics, and everyone.They are rich in protein ,calciun,iron zinc,vitamines, micronutrients and other essential nutrients.Millets are drought resistant and can tolerate poor soils, rain fed regions. Millets have a shorter growth period can be easily harvested. ex are Foxtail, Kodo, Little Millets ,Barn yard ,Proso.Sorghum (Jowar), Pearl Millet (Bajra) Finger Millet (Ragi/Mandua) Minor Millets i.e. Foxtail Millet (Kangani/Kakun) Proso Millet (Cheena) Kodo Millet (Kodo) Barnyard Millet (Sawa/Sanwa/ Jhangora) Little Millet (Kutki) and two Pseudo Millets (Buck-wheat (Kuttu) and Amaranthus (Chaulai). These crops can fulfill nutritional requirements.Millets was considered as a 'staple food of ancient India' Millets are a whole grain that are packed with proteins, antioxidants, and nutrients. They may have numerous health benefits, such as helping lower your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. They're gluten-free, making them an excellent choice for people who have to follow a gluten-free diet. Millets are collective group of small seeded annual grasses that are grown as grain crops, primarily on marginal land in dry areas of temperate, sub tropical area. The millets are group of small-seeded grasses. Widely grown around the world as cereal crops. Grains for both human food and fodder.Thus,provide nutritious food and fodder. Less water consuming than other cereals.Grows faster and putting less stress on environment. No pests and diseases problem.More tolerant to pest and diseases. Can grow in even marginal lands. Complete Food and Nutritional Security. Will supplement the existing income of the farmers.You can make traditional recipies like Idlis, Dosa, upama ,Khichadi, purires, curd rice, salads for all thrree generations.Eat healthy,stay healty.


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