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Sahaja Kodo Millet


Kodo Millet (Arikelu) is the annual grain, grown without pesticides and organically and it varies in colour from light red to dark grey and like most of the millets possess high content of dietary fibre. Sahaja Kodo Millets are organically grown, pesticide free and procured directly from our farmers. A healthy and nutritious food on your plate!

Nutritional values - Gluten-free. Rich in dietary fibre, proteins more than regular rice or wheat, carbohydrates, good fat, minimal amount of iron and calcium. It has high amounts of polyphenols, an antioxidant compound.

Health benefits - Controls Diabetes, risk of obesity, prevent rise in cholesterol and triglyceride levels, promotes anti-bacterial activity, beneficial for post-menopausal women suffering from signs of cardiovascular disease like high blood pressure, makes feel fuller with less consumption and strengthening nervous system.

Cooking tips - Ground it to flour to prepare roti/chapati or use it like regular white rice. and for it the millet-water ratio = 1:2 cups. A good substitute for rice and wheat and good choice of animal fodder.
What can be prepared? Same as other millets, like grinding the flour out of the grains and using it in Dosa/Idli batter or mixing it with Wheat flour for Roti, Chapati, Paratha, Naan, Bhakri, etc. Use in desserts or bakery items instead of refined flour. Cook it like regular rice and serve with curry/lentils or as pulav, khichdi with raita. Dry roast them before preparing upma or payasam.

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