Proso Millet (Baragu)

Sale price Rs. 170.00
  • Our premium proso millets are produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product. 
  • Our organic proso millets are non-genetically modified organisms. (non-GMO). 
  • Our proso millets are produced with a commitment to environmentally friendly practices. 
  • Proso millet is packed with essential nutrients, including protein, fibre, vitamins (especially B vitamins), and minerals like magnesium and phosphorus, which are crucial for overall health.
  • The high fibre content in proso millet supports digestive health by promoting regular bowel movements, preventing constipation, and maintaining a healthy gut microbiome.
  • Proso millet has a low glycemic index, which helps regulate blood sugar levels, making it suitable for individuals with diabetes or those looking to manage their blood sugar levels.
  • The magnesium in proso millet helps lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease, while its fibre content aids in lowering cholesterol levels.
  • Proso millet can be used in a wide range of culinary applications, from breakfast porridge and upma to salads, soups, and baked goods, providing a nutty flavour and satisfying texture that complements both sweet and savoury dishes.
  • Proso millet is naturally gluten-free, making it an excellent alternative for people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease, allowing them to enjoy a variety of dishes without compromising on flavour or texture.
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Proso Millet (Baragu)

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Proso millet, a nutritious and ancient grain, is scientifically known as Panicum miliaceum. Belonging to the Poaceae family, millet cultivation dates back thousands of years, with evidence suggesting its domestication in Central Asia. Proso millet made its way to India through ancient trade routes and cultural exchanges, and it is now widely cultivated in regions like Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Our proso millet is sourced directly from these states, where it is grown in fertile lands and cultivated using traditional farming methods.

An interesting fact about proso millet is its short growing season, maturing in as little as 60 days, making it a resilient crop in various climatic conditions. Health-wise, proso millet is a powerhouse of nutrition, rich in protein, fibre, vitamins, and minerals like magnesium and phosphorus, supporting overall health and well-being. Its high fibre content promotes digestive health, and it provides a sustained energy release due to its complex carbohydrates. Culinary-wise, proso millet is versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes such as porridge, upma, salads, and baked goods, offering a nutty flavour and satisfying texture that complements both sweet and savoury recipes.

Proso Millet Benefits:

  • Proso millet is packed with essential nutrients, including protein, fibre, vitamins (especially B vitamins), and minerals like magnesium and phosphorus, which are crucial for overall health.

  • The high fibre content in proso millet supports digestive health by promoting regular bowel movements, preventing constipation, and maintaining a healthy gut microbiome.

  • Proso millet has a low glycemic index, which helps regulate blood sugar levels, making it suitable for individuals with diabetes or those looking to manage their blood sugar levels.

  • The magnesium in proso millet helps lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease, while its fibre content aids in lowering cholesterol levels.

  •  The fibre and protein in proso millet promote feelings of fullness and satiety, which can help reduce overall calorie intake and support weight management efforts.

  • Proso millet is a good source of phosphorus and magnesium, essential minerals that support strong bones and help prevent osteoporosis.

  • Proso millet can be used in a wide range of culinary applications, from breakfast porridge and upma to salads, soups, and baked goods, providing a nutty flavour and satisfying texture that complements both sweet and savoury dishes.

  • Proso millet is naturally gluten-free, making it an excellent alternative for people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease, allowing them to enjoy a variety of dishes without compromising on flavour or texture.

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What is proso millet? 

Proso millet, also known as broomcorn millet or white millet, is a small, round, and creamy coloured grain that's popular in many cuisines worldwide due to its sweet flavour and fluffy texture when cooked.

What are the nutritional benefits of proso millet? 

Proso millet is rich in proteins, dietary fibre, and antioxidants. It's also a great source of essential minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, and iron, making it beneficial for overall health.

Is proso millet gluten-free? 

Yes, proso millet is naturally gluten-free, making it a suitable grain option for those with celiac disease or gluten intolerance.

What are the culinary uses of proso millet? 

In addition to being used as a rice alternative, proso millet flour is often used in baking to make bread, muffins, and pancakes. It's also popular in the preparation of traditional dishes like porridge and upma in various cuisines.

Can proso millet aid in digestion? 

Yes, the high fibre content in proso millet helps in improving digestion and preventing constipation.

What is the best way to cook proso millet? 

Proso millet can be cooked by boiling it in water or broth until it absorbs all the liquid and becomes tender. It can also be toasted before cooking to enhance its nutty flavour.

Can proso millet be used in baby food? 

Yes, due to its mild flavour and easy digestibility, proso millet is often used in baby food preparations.