Kodo millet is a collective noun. Millet is a very powerful grain. It is rich in Protein, fiber, and minerals. It has been cultivated all over the world for more than 7000 years. is back thanks to all the healthy food
What is Kodo millet?
Kodo millet is a healthy grain grown in India and it is grown in these places in India Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu around the world it is grown in these places Nepal, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, and West Africa. is family food that looks like rice and helps in weight loss or is easily digested and contains phytochemicals and antioxidants which prevent a lot of diseases in our life.
How to use kodo millet?
Kodo millet can be used for traditional as well as noble food. Unprocessed and processed grains can be cooked whole or can be made into flour, they can be cooked as rice and can be made in many ways like idli, dosa, Pongal, Khichdi, Namkeen, Oatmeal, Cookies, and Noodles.
Kodo millet different language in india
- kodon millet in hindi
- kodara in sanskrit
- harka ka in kannada
- varagu in tamil and malayalam
- kado in bengali
- arikelu and arika in telugu
- kadra in marathi, Gujarati and Panjabi.
- Rice and wheat are very good options. Kodo millet has a lot of nutrition.
- In this, you get 11% protein, 14.3% fiber, and 4.2% fat.
- it is very easy to digest.
- You get a lot of lecithin in it and it strengthens the nervous system.
- In Kodo millet, you also get minerals like calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and zinc along with vitamins B, especially niacin, B6, and folic acid.
- In comparison to other millets, you get less amount of phosphorus in Kodo millet, and in comparison to other millets, you get
- more cereals and antioxidant potential.
- You do not get gluten in this and it is good for those who do not take gluten.
Health benefits of Kodo millets.
- Kodo millet is very beneficial for those women who are suffering from diseases like cardiovascular disease like high blood pressure and high cholesterol level, eating Kodo millet daily can get rid of these diseases.
- Kodo millet can be a very beneficial food for people who have problems with their weight. Being rich in fiber, Kodo millet helps in reducing weight problems like constipation, flatulence, bloating, and abdominal cramps.
- Eating Kodo millet daily helps control your blood glucose level and supports the dermal wound healing process with the help of antioxidants
- Millets are high in magnesium and which promotes heart health and it lowers blood pressure which is a great way to protect your cardiovascular health
- millets are rich in phenolic acid phytates and tannins which are the anti-nutrients and help in reducing the risks of colon and breast cancer millets also have linoleic acid which contains anti-tumor activity
- further more than plant lignans of millets are prebiotic fibers. they are fermented in our intestinal get by bacteria and converted to animals’ lignans. these animals have been shown to protect against certain Crohn’s disease
- the antioxidants found in Millat have a beneficial impact on neutralizing the free radicals. which can cause cancer and clean up other toxic forms of the body such as those in the kidney and liver.
- Regulates a woman’s period and it also reduces joint and knee pain
How to cook kodo millet?
- 1cup of Kodo millet
- 4cup of the water
- wash Kodo millet and soak it in water for 2 hours
- In a pan bring 4 cups of the water to a boil, and add drained millet to it
- Cook it on high flame for 5 minutes and let it boil for 5 minutes.
- turn off the heat and fluff it with a fork that has a grainy texture.