Barnyard Millets or Jhangora is a superfood cultivated in the higher altitudes of Uttarakhand.
The Himalayan barnyard Millet helps in the formation of resistant starch, and hence, it reduces the chances of diabetes and cardiovascular problems.It provides good source of iron for vegetarians.It is a gluten free flour having all healthy benifits
The high fiber content present in barnyard millet prevents constipation, excess gas, bloating, and cramping.
Millets are a vital part of a well-balanced diet, and moderate consumption of this whole grain is linked with effective weight loss. It is easy to include millets in the diet as they are very versatile.
This grain is a good source of protein, carbohydrate, fiber, and, most notably, contains more micronutrients (iron and zinc) than other major cereals. Like all millets this is gluten free flour. It is easy to cook and good to taste proves to be an ideal wholesome alternative to rice.
It can hydrate your colon to keep you away from being constipated and also from ulcers. It is great for menopausal women. There can be many healthy recipes cooked with the help of this millet which can be savory or sweet
Nutrient composition of barnyard millet (dwb)
Moisture, % 8.7
Protein, % 10.5
Fat. % 3.6
Crude fiber, % 6.6
Total minerals, % 2.0
Total carbohydrates, % (by difference) 68.8
Calorific value, kcal/100 g 398.0
Total dietary fiber, % 12.6
Soluble, % 4.2
Insoluble, % 8.4
In conclusion,Barnyard Millet is an important grain to include in diet for a healthy living
Do take some ‘Himshakti’ i.e. ‘The power of Himalayas’ in the form of this super food to your home.
Ingredients: Raw Barnyard Millets (Jhangora)