Little Millet (Raw)

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Little Millet (Raw)

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  • 100% Natural
  • Gluten-Free
  • High Nutrient

Have you heard of Little Millet? It is a type of cereal that is known to be very resilient. This means that it can survive through tough times like waterlogging and drought, making it an eco-friendly choice.

Little Millet is available in both polished and unpolished varieties and has a unique nutty flavour. Farmers love to grow Little Millet because it doesn't take long to grow and is resistant to pests. In Indian cuisine, Little Millet is known as "Samai" in Tamil and is a popular substitute for rice due to its high nutritional value. If you want to add a healthy and tasty grain to your diet, you can buy Little Millet online today from Bio Basics, a healthy and delicious addition to your diet.



The Story


Bio Basics sources its Organic Little Millet rice from two certified organic farmer collectives in Tamil Nadu: one in Harur and the other in Pudukkottai. The millet undergoes cleaning, sun drying, and hulling at the collectives' milling facility without polishing, preserving its bran for maximum nutrition. The unpolished Little Millet rice from Bio Basics is beige-brown in colour, retaining its natural goodness. Buy Little Millet online from Bio Basics for a nutritious addition to your meals.


Health Benefits

  • Little Millet's high dry insoluble fibre and low glycemic index aid digestion, regulate glucose release and make it ideal for diabetics.
  • Beneficial for liver, heartburn, indigestion, and menstrual problems.
  • Rich in antioxidants like phenolic compounds, tannins, and flavonoids, Little Millet is recommended for cardiovascular health and arthritis.
  • With phosphorus, it supports weight loss and energy recovery after workouts.


Storage

  • Keep Organic Little Millet in Airtight container
  • Keep your Little Millet in a cool, dark place
  • Follow a first-in, first-out (FIFO) system


How to Cook

  • Wash the Millet: Before cooking, rinse the millet under cold water to clean it.
  • Toast the Millet (Optional): If you want to boost the flavour, you can toast the millet in a pan over medium heat for a few minutes until it smells nice and turns slightly golden.
  • Boil the Water: Put 2 cups of water or vegetable broth in a pot and bring it to a boil.
  • Add the Millet: Once the water is boiling, add the rinsed millet to the pot. If you toasted it, add it now too.
  • Season (Optional): If you want, add a bit of salt to taste. You can also throw in some herbs or spices if you like.
  • Simmer: Turn the heat down to low, cover the pot with a lid, and let the millet simmer for about 15-20 minutes. It's done when the water is absorbed and the millet is soft.
  • Rest and Fluff: Take the pot off the heat and let it sit for a few minutes with the lid on. Then, fluff up the millet with a fork to separate the grains.
  • Serve: Your cooked Organic Little Millet is ready to eat! You can have it as a side dish, use it in stir-fries or salads, or however else you like.

Nutrition Facts


Nutritional information  
  Approximate value per 100gm
Carbohydrates 67g
Protein 7.7g
Fat 4.7g
Energy 341 Kcal
Crude fiber 7.6mg
Calcium 17mg
Phosphorous 220mg
Iron 9.3mg

Alternate Name and Name in Other Languages


Language Product Name
Tamil சாமை அரிசி
Malayalam ചാമ അരി
Hindi कुटकी


Nutrition Facts

Is it little millet rice?

The little millet seeds are smaller than those of regular millet. People often use it instead of rice in recipes. Millets give you protein and iron naturally.

What is a little millet good for?

Little millet contains antioxidants that help strengthen your immune system and defend against illnesses and diseases. It's also packed with magnesium, a vital mineral that keeps your bones strong and supports the proper functioning of muscles and nerves.

Is little millet and Jowar same?

The usual kinds of millet include pearl millet, sorghum (jowar) millet, finger millet (ragi), Kodo millet (bajra), and foxtail millet. Additionally, there are small millets, such as little millet, with grains smaller than those of other millet types like pearl millet.

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