Little Millet Flour (500g)

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  • Our premium little millet flour is produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product. 
  • Our organic little millet flour is a non-genetically modified organism. (non-GMO). 
  • Our little millet flour is produced with a commitment to environmentally friendly practices.
  • Little millet flour is high in dietary fibre, which aids in digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes a healthy gut microbiome.
  • With a low glycemic index, it helps regulate blood sugar levels, making it beneficial for individuals with diabetes.
  • The presence of magnesium and other essential minerals helps reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases by maintaining healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  • Little millet flour is low in calories and high in fibre, helping in weight loss by promoting satiety and reducing overeating.
  • Little millet flour can be used in a variety of recipes, including rotis, dosas, pancakes, and baked goods, providing a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour while adding a nutty flavour and nutritional value to dishes.
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Little Millet Flour (500g)

Little Millet Flour (500g)

Rs. 118.00

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Little millet flour, derived from the grain of Panicum sumatrense, belongs to the Poaceae family. This ancient grain has its origins in Southeast Asia, where it was first cultivated by early agrarian societies. Little millet found its way to India through ancient trade routes and agricultural exchanges, becoming an integral part of traditional Indian agriculture. In Karnataka, little millet is grown and harvested using traditional and sustainable farming practices. The grains are then processed into flour, which is used in various culinary applications. Our little millet flour is sourced directly from Karnataka. 

An interesting fact about little millet flour is its exceptional drought resistance, making it a crucial crop in arid and semi-arid regions. Health-wise, little millet flour is rich in dietary fibre, protein, and essential minerals like iron, calcium, and magnesium, which help in managing diabetes, improving digestive health, and supporting bone health. Culinary-wise, it is incredibly versatile, used to make a range of gluten-free dishes such as rotis, dosas, and baked goods, providing a nutritious alternative to wheat and other common flours.

Little Millet Flour Benefits:

  • Little millet flour is high in dietary fibre, which aids in digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes a healthy gut microbiome.

  • With a low glycemic index, it helps regulate blood sugar levels, making it beneficial for individuals with diabetes.

  • The presence of magnesium and other essential minerals helps reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases by maintaining healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

  • Little millet flour is low in calories and high in fibre, helping in weight loss by promoting satiety and reducing overeating.

  • It contains calcium and phosphorus, which support strong bones and teeth, reducing the risk of osteoporosis.

  • Little millet flour is rich in antioxidants, which strengthen the immune system and protect the body from infections and diseases.

  • Little millet flour can be used in a variety of recipes, including rotis, dosas, pancakes, and baked goods, providing a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour while adding a nutty flavour and nutritional value to dishes.

  • Due to its texture and binding properties, little millet flour can be used as a thickening agent in soups, gravies, and sauces, enhancing the consistency and nutritional content of dishes.

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FAQ's

What is little millet flour?
Little millet flour is made by finely grinding the grains of little millet, a small-seeded cereal commonly grown in India. It's known for its light texture and mild flavour, making it versatile for various culinary uses.

Can I bake with little millet flour?
Absolutely! Little millet flour can be used for baking breads, cakes, and cookies. It lends a unique, slightly nutty flavour to baked goods and provides a tender texture.

How does little millet flour affect the texture of baked products?
Baked goods made with little millet flour tend to be moist and tender. Because it's gluten-free, it doesn't provide the same elasticity as wheat flour, so it's often mixed with other flours to achieve the best results.

What dishes can I prepare using little millet flour?
Beyond baking, you can use little millet flour to make pancakes, dosas, and even as a thickening agent for soups and sauces. Its versatility makes it suitable for both sweet and savoury dishes.

What are the nutritional benefits of little millet flour?
Little millet flour is rich in dietary fibres, antioxidants, and essential minerals like iron, magnesium, and phosphorus. These nutrients contribute to heart health, blood sugar control, and improved digestion.

How does little millet flour help in managing diabetes?
The low glycemic index of little millet flour makes it suitable for diabetics. It helps in moderating blood sugar levels and provides sustained energy without spikes.

Can I use little millet flour in smoothies?
Yes, you can add a tablespoon of little millet flour to your smoothies for an extra boost of nutrients. It blends well and doesn't alter the taste significantly.

Can I use little millet flour in place of regular flour?
Yes, you can substitute little millet flour for wheat flour in most recipes, especially in gluten-free baking. It may require some adjustments to the liquid content of recipes, as it absorbs moisture differently.

How do I substitute little millet flour for wheat flour in recipes?
Generally, you can replace up to 25% of wheat flour with little millet flour without significant changes in texture. For fully gluten-free recipes, it’s best to mix it with other gluten-free flours to achieve the right consistency.