Buy Rajamudi BARAGU - Proso millets.
1. Wash and Soak 1 Cup of Millets for atleast 1 hour.
2. For cooking add millet and liquid (water/milk/gravy) in ratio of 1:2, add more liquid is needed.
3. You can make upma with millet and vegetables.
Nutrient information Per 100g.
Calories: 340 per serving
Protein: 12.5 g
Fat: 1 g
Carbohydrates: 70 g
Dietary fibre: 6 g
Health benefits from Proso Millet:
Proso millet is rich in magnesium which helps to lower blood pressure and also decreases the chances of strokes, heart attacks and atherosclerosis. It is a good source of potassium which helps to maintain low blood pressure as it acts as a vasodilator.
The high amount of fibre found in Millet helps to lower cholesterol. Dietary fibre helps to eradicate the bad cholesterol from the body and promotes a good cholesterol level.
It helps to reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes as it possesses an adequate amount of magnesium. Magnesium is a vital mineral that helps to increase the efficiency of glucose and insulin receptors in the body and prevents this disease from occurring..
Researchers suggest that for women who consume Millet, their risk of getting breast cancer was reduced by 50%.