Foxtail Millet

85.00169.00

Rich in Minerals, Fibre and Iron.

These Foxtail Millets are organically grown and packed in the farms of “Millets Now” the brand owned by “Agrozee Organics Pvt. Ltd.” located at Pune. They have expertise in growing organic millets and manufacturing variety of millet products such as millet noodles, millet flakes (poha), millet vermicelli, millet upma and idli rawa, millet laddoo, etc.

Unpolished Positive Millet. Natural & Residue Free.

Foxtail Millet in Marathi: राळं, Hindi: ककूम

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Health Benefits of Foxtail Millet:

1. Nutritional Content: Foxtail millet is a nutritious grain that is rich in carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and various essential nutrients such as magnesium, phosphorus, and iron. It is also gluten-free, making it a suitable option for individuals with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease.

2. Culinary Uses: Foxtail millet is commonly used in various culinary applications. In some cultures, it is used to make porridge, flatbreads, and fermented foods. It can also be used in soups, stews, and as a rice substitute in certain dishes.

3. Health Benefits: The grain is known for its health benefits. It is a good source of energy, and its high fiber content can contribute to digestive health. Additionally, foxtail millet contains antioxidants and may have potential health benefits, although more research is needed in this area.

4. Cultivation: Foxtail millet is a hardy crop that can thrive in a variety of environmental conditions. It is well-suited for cultivation in arid and semi-arid regions. The plant is known for its drought tolerance and short growing season.

5. Versatility: Foxtail millet is versatile in terms of its usage. It can be used in both sweet and savory dishes, and its flour can be incorporated into various recipes.

6. Traditional and Cultural Significance: In certain Asian countries, foxtail millet holds cultural and traditional significance. It has been a staple food in some regions for centuries and is often used in religious ceremonies and rituals.

Overall, foxtail millet is a nutritious and versatile grain that has been a part of human diets for a long time, especially in certain regions of Asia. Its popularity has also been increasing as people look for alternative grains with potential health benefits.

Variety of Indian dishes can be prepared using Millets such as Khichadi, Pulav, Upma etc.

How to Store Millets?

Millets are available as Rice, Rava(Broken Millets) and Flour. The shelf life of millets is less compared to Rice and Wheat since it’s grown, processed and stored naturally.

  • To avoid infestation or fungal growth, it is best to buy small quantities. As much as possible, gauge the need of millets per month and buy the amount that is just required.
  • Ensure the storage container is airtight stainless steel containers. (Plastic containers is not suggested however if you already have it then use it)
  • Millets can also be stored in wooden boxes or glass containers. Glass containers with cork lids are best.
  • Make sure you keep the container in a dry place, to avoid any fungal contact and to avoid any chances of mildew or pests.
  • Partially filled containers may pick up moisture, so make sure you choose a container of appropriate size.
  • Also make sure that you clean the container before replenishing the stocks. Wash, dry under sun and wipe clean before putting the fresh millets from the store.
  • If you plan to use it only once or twice a week, it may be ideal to find some place in the refrigerator or even the freezer for better shelf life. (Try to avoid refrigerator if possible, if you buy fresh and limited quantity refrigeration might be unnecessary)

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Weight

500 gm, 1 kg

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