Barnyard Millet are tiny white coloured grain which has loads of health benefits. This Barnyard millet is the fastest growing millet.
Barnyard millet is rich in Calcium, Protein, Phosphorus, Fibre and Iron. So it is best suited to control Diabetes, Heart related problems and Anaemic. Also it works as antioxidant and improves body metabolism.
The other Indian names of this Barnyard millet is Jhangora (Hindi), Odalu (Telugu), Kuthiraivali (Tamil), OOdalu (Kannada).
If you see the nutrient content in Barnyard millet-- 11.2 (g) Protien, 10.1 (g) Fiber, 4.4 (g) Minerals, 15.2 (mg) Iron, 11 (mg) Calcium.
Many healthy recipes can be prepared using this Barnyard millet and it works as better alternative for polished white Rice. Barnyard millet can be cooked as rice, as pongal, upma, idiyappam, etc. The recipe which I tried is Adai, click here to get the recipe.