Kodo millet is an annual native grain that is grown primarily in India, Nepal and also in Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and West Africa.
In-spite of cultivating Kodo millet for 1000's of years this millet is slowly dying out. It is grown mostly in a organic way and it is a farmer friendly crop which can sustain heavy drought and marginal soils.
Kodo millet is a Siridhanya and is called as the “Adi beeja” (Original seed) named after the Sun. The scientific name of Kodo millet is Paspalum scrobiculatum. Known as Aarka in Kannada, Varagu in Tamil, Arikelu in Telugu and Kodon in Hindi and Bhojpuri. The Kannada name Aarka is also the name of sun god in Sankrit.
The seed is light red color in appearance.
-Kodo millet is fibre rich
-It contains a high amount of lecithin
-Kodo millets are rich in B vitamins, especially niacin, B6 and folic acid, as well as the minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and zinc.
Kodo millet millet plays a major role in cleansing the blood.
When diagnosed with diseases like Dengue, Malaria, chronic cold and fever this is a suitable food to help cure the same.
It is also helpful in regenerating the cells in the bone marrow.
Soak for half hour in water. Cook in a pressure cooker. Rice can be replaced with millets in your staple diet, any rice dish can be made using millets.
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Forgotten Kodo millet - 900g