Why should we consume millets regularly?
Did you know that millets are known for its health benefits? Packed with the goodness of iron, protein, fiber, calcium, and magnesium. Speaking of the nutritional content of millets, this grain has a number of nutrients to offer which are essential for a healthy survival.
Below are amazing health benefits of using millets regularly:
Improved heart health: Millets protects you from heart diseases and helps your circulatory system. It is very helpful for people who are suffering from high blood pressure.
Diabetes prevention: Millets are linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes; all thanks to high magnesium content. Magnesium improves insulin efficiency and glucose-receptor efficiency, thereby reducing the risk of diabetes.
Aids digestion: Millets are high in terms of fiber so regular consumption of this grain can aid problems like cramps, constipation, gas and bloating.
Prevents Cancer: Recent research has revealed fiber to be one of the best and easiest ways to prevent the onset of breast cancer in women.
Benefits for the skin: Millets improve skin elasticity. These fibers tighten your skin, thereby reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. This way it fights early aging.
Strengthening hair follicles: Millets are rich in protein which strengthens hair follicles and prevents them from breaking easily. Millets are also known to improve blood circulation to the scalp which stimulates hair growth.
Now, how one can millet millets in their daily lives?
Farmveda brings a range of Dosa mixes, one such mix is Farmveda’s Multi Millet Dosa.
FarmVeda's Multi Millets Dosa Mix makes crisp and tasty Dosa, loaded with the goodness of Millets making it a perfect dish for children and adults to start their day with. The farmers who own FarmVeda ensure that the best quality traditional breakfast reaches your table.
The goodness of this product lies in its ingredients:
Ragi (finger millet), red rice, wheat, barley, sweet corn, sorghum, navane, sama (little millet), oodalu, koralu, harka, baragu, rajgira, methi, sooji, salt & vegetable oil. Ragi is the richest source of calcium among cereals and Calcium is vital for bone health. Red rice is rich in fiber, it comes loaded with antioxidants, Vitamin E, protein, iron, and other nutrients. It is believed to be beneficial for the liver, kidney, and stomach. The other millets mentioned treats coronary artery disorder, helps in weight loss, reduces risk of colon cancer, helps to decrease high blood pressure, helps in preventing Celiac disease, slows down the digestion process and keeps the blood sugar level at a constant ratio., good source of antioxidants, helps in slowing down muscle degradation.
Serve this with FarmVeda Chutney Podi or FarmVeda Groundnut Chutney Podi.
How to use:
Take 1 measure of Multi Millet Dosa Mix and add 1 measure water and mix well. Add 1/2 measure thick curd and mix into smooth batter. Heat a non-stick pan on medium flame. Then smear oil on the surface of the pan. Pour 1 ladle of batter in the centre and spread outward to make thin dosas. Drizzle a teaspoon on oil at the edges of the dosa. Fry until golden brown. Remove the dose with a spatula. Drizzle cool water on the pan before.
These are also available on BigBasket, Amazon, SouthIndiaStore.com, Namdhari fresh and 400 stores in Bangalore.
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