Barnyard Millet is a small white-shaped seed that grows naturally and organically mostly in Uttarakhand, India.
It is a prevalent cereal or crude grain that has great nutritive value, flexibility, and accessibility. The barnyard millet tastes almost similar to broken rice when cooked, it is called "Sanwa rice".
The millennial have endorsed the nutritious food rebellion and are concerned about the impact it has on their health. Traditional millet is rapidly looking to win over the soul because of the many nutritional advantages they offer.
As barnyard millet has enormous benefits:
1. Low in Calories.
2. Rich in Fibres.
3. Low Glycemic index.
4. Gluten-free food.
5. Good source of Iron.
6. Full of antioxidants
7. Increase Hemoglobin level.
8. Good source of Vitamin and Proteins.
9. Includes a lot of Calcium.
10. Best food for babies and pregnant women.
Many of the dishes are made with "Barnyard millet"
Khichdi, dosas, Idlis, Upma, and kheer.
Let's get aware of why the "Barnyard millet" is incredible for humans and the environment:
1. It is the fourth most produced minor millet, providing food security to many poor people across the world.
2. Globally, India is the biggest producer of barnyard millet, both in terms of area and production.
3. Barnyard millet is a short-duration crop that can grow in adverse environmental conditions with almost no input and can withstand various biotic and abiotic stresses.
4. The grains are valued for high nutritional value and lower expenses as compared to major cereals like wheat, rice, and maize.
5. Barnyard millet is also an ideal supplementary crop for subsistence farming and also an alternate crop during the failure of monsoon in minor crop cultivating areas.
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