What is Health Benefits of Foxtail Millet/Thinai Millet/Navane
Foxtail Millet is an important cereal crop. Millet is the second most widely grown cereal in the world
There are various health benefits to eating Foxtail Millet.
Nutritional Value of Foxtail Millet/Thinai Arisi/Thinai Millet
Foxtail Millet rice is rich in calcium, protein, fiber, iron, antioxidants, magnesium and many other nutrients.
Foxtail Millet Contains rich in protein
Millet rice is high in protein. If you have this, your body growth will be smooth. It will also improve the health of your hair and bones.
Helps to make Strong bones
Foxtail Millet rice is high in calcium. If you eat this daily, you will get strong bones and teeth.
Foxtail Millet in high levels of antioxidants
Foxtail Millet rice is high in antioxidants. If you eat this every day, it will prevent cell destruction in your body and lead to a healthy life. So always millet rice to stay young
Beta carotene of Foxtail Millet
The golden color of millet rice is rich in beta carotene. If you eat this, the health of your eyes and hair will improve. And lead you to live a healthier life.
Foxtail Millet is High in fiber
Millet is a high fiber food. Constipation will go away when you eat this once a day. Strengthens the stomach, intestines and pancreas. Heals the sores in them. Easily digested by children.
Helps to reduce body weight
Protecting against weight gain. Millet rice is high in protein. At the same time, it is fat free. Frequent consumption of millet helps in balancing the cholesterol level in the body. Dissolving unwanted fats and preventing weight gain and maintaining good health
There is a risk of diabetes if you eat too much rice. People with diabetes can regain the energy lost by diabetes by eating millet.
Foxtail Millet Recipes
Foxtail Millet Nutritious Pepper Pongal
Foxtail Millet Rice – a cup
Pasi Paruppu – ¼ Cup
Pepper – 2 Spoon
Cirakam – 2 Spoon
Himalayan Salt – As Required
Ghee – 1 Tablespoon
Curry leaves – Required Qty
Ginger – Small Qty
Cashew – 5 Nos
Squash Ginger, grate it and chop finely.
Fry Pasi peruppu in a pan.
Put the Foxtail Millet rice and Fried Pasi perupu in a cooker and add cumin, ginger, salt and 4 cups of water and let it boil.
Leave the ghee in the frying pan, add the cashews, curry leaves, Mix it with pongal and serve.
Nutritious Pepper Pongal Ready
Foxtail Millet Upma
1 cup Foxtail Millet or Thinai 1 cup
1 tbsp Woodpressed Oil
1 tsp Chana Dal
3 nos Red Chillies
1 1/2 cups Water
Himalayan Salt/Indhu Uppu
Wash Foxtail Millet and then Soaking it 20 to 30 Minutes
Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in a Pan, add 1 tablespoon Chana Dal,Little amount of mustard Seed with 3 Red chillies. Allow the mustard to Crackle, add Small amount of asafoeitida
Add Grated ginger and curry leaves now add the Soaked Foxtail Millet mix Well,allow to cook for a few minutes untile water evaporates
Now Transfer this in to a pressure cooker vessel and add water ( 1 Cup Foxtail Millets : 1.5 Cup Water) mix well allow pressure cook for 4 or 5 whistles.
Once pressure is settled, open the lid Now tasty Upma is ready.