Millets are the best healthy food. Easy to make Recipes in millets.
Small grains played major role in the ancient Tamil diet. It is also known as from various Literatures.
Each Grain has its own Taste and aroma.
We know our ancestors live healthier in old age. Because they eat whole grains Traditional food when they are young. Millets provide Nutrients.
But nowadays the food style changed. Then we suffer lot of health problems. Millets and Traditional rice are most important for healthy life style.

Benefits of millets

Millets Rich in nutrients, High in fiber.
Helps to healthy weight loss.
Reduce the risk of High Blood Pressure.
Millets are good for controls Diabetes.
Helps to Prevents from coronary artery disease.
Millets Increases body moisture.
Intake of Millets Stimulates hair growth.
Helps to Reduces Acne.
Millets best source for Reduces sleep deprivation.
Helps to reduce scars from skin.

Types of Millets
Kodo millet / varagu
Barnyard Millet / Kuthiraivali Rice
Foxtail Millet / Thinai
Little Millet / Samai
Pearl Millet / Nattu Kambu
Red cholam / Red sorghum

Which is the Best millet?
Each & Every millet has specific health benefits. Good for healthy diet. Very easy to make varagu kanji, it is also useful for morning diet.
Millet is good for health?
Millet has more health benefits. Intake of millet recipes regularly good for healthy weight loss.

How to take Millet regularly?
Millet recipes are best for breakfast and dinner recipes. Millet takes less time for cooking.

Varagu benefits / kodo millet
Kodo Millet(Varagu) Contains Calcium, Vitamin B and High amount of Protein.
Rich in Fiber Kodo millet is very easy to digest. Traditional millet variety of varagu contains high amount of lecithin and is excellent for strengthening the nervous System.
Kodo millet rich in phytate, photo chemicals that helps to reduce the risk of cancer.
Varagu (kodo Millet) helps to Control sugar level in our body. so varagu is good for Diabetics. Varagu (kodo millet) helps to Reduce the weight.
Varagu (kodo millet) very beneficial for postmenopausal Women, When they suffer from cardiovascular disease like high cholesterol and blood pressure it (kodo millet) helps to control. kodo millet rich in Fiber, It prevents Constipation too.
Varagu is helpful in treatment of hemorrhages, inflammation and general debility.
Presence of Serotonin in varagu millet helps to brings Good sleep.
Intake of millets regularly helps to prevent from blood Vessel problems.

How to Take Varagu / Recipes in Millet

Breakfast recipes like Millet Upma for healthy diet.
Easy to prepare recipes in varagu millet like vargau millet idly, varagu dosa.
Millet muruku, varagu payasam,
kodo millet sweet poli, varagu millet adirasam.
Healthy and tasty varagu millet recipes.
Kids all time favorite varagu millet biscuits.

Incredients for Kodo Millet / Varagu arisi Upma

1Cup varagu /Kodo millet,
1Onion and 1 Tomato,
Finely chopped mixed vegetables 1/2 Cup,
Green chillies 2 or 3,
Coriander leaves and curry leaves,
Water 2 to 3 Cup,
Pinch of salt and Turmeric powder,
mustard 1/2 tsp, Gram urad Dhal split 1/2 tsp

Preparation of Kodo Millet / Varagu arisi Upma (cooking method for kodo millet)

Soak kodo millet in water. after 20 mins drain water.
Add oil and heat the pan. and then add Mustard, Urad dal.
Mustard is splutters and then add Onion, Green chillies and Curry leaves.
When the onion turn golden brown and then add Tomatoes.
later add mixed vegetables and turmeric powder.
Add salt for taste. And then add water in medium flame.
when the water gets boiled and then add millet.
Mix it in low flame for 15 to 20 mins.
After that add coriander leaves.
Finally Millet upma is ready to serve.

Varagu Available in
Thanjai Organics( A Farmer Shop cultivating Millet’s from their Own Farm) offering Organic Traditional varagu millet in Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India.
Thanjai Organics varagu millet available in USA (Shipping To -USA, Canada, Australia,Singapore, UAE and Other Countries.)

Ragi Millet benefits (kelvaragu)

Ragi contains Calcium, Good Carbohydrates and Vitamin D.
Presents of Amino acids in ragi like Methinone and lysine Helps to prevent
skin from anti ageing.
Many antioxidants presents in Ragi helps to protect body from Infections.
Kelvaragu Boosts Nervous System Function.
Ragi millet Benefits for Helps to easy Digestion.
Benefits of Ragi is Reduces the Blood Sugar level.
Presence of magnesium in kelvaragu helps to improve the level Insulin.
Ragi Benefits like Rich in proteins and helps to prevent from hair loss.
Ragi helps to improve the strong bones and also good for teeth .
Eat food recipes in ragi regularly is good diet for weight loss.
Intake of ragi helps to reduce Hypertension, Anxiety, headache and Depression.

How to Take Ragi

Recipes in Ragi like Upma,
Ragi Dosa, Ragi Idly,
Kelvaragu Kanju, Ragi (Kelvaragu) kesari,
Ragi millet kollukattai, Ragi mavu Adai
Kelvaragu (ragi) laddu, Ragi Bread.

Ragi Idiyappam
1 Cup – Ragi Flour
Rice Flour – 1/4 Cup
Pinch of Salt
Hot water – 2 cups
Oil -1tsp

Preparation of ragi idiyappan (cooking method for Ragi)

Take pan and roast Ragi flour in medium flame for 5 mins.
Add Rice flour and pinch of salt for taste. And then add the hot water, mix it well. after that close the bowl with lid for 15 mins. And then split into small balls.
Take idiyappam press and load the Prepared balls . Press the idiyappam strings into idli plates (before that oil the idli plates). Place the idli plates into idly cooker.And then Steam it into 8 to 10 mins.
when the Ragi idiyapam is ready to serve.

Ragi Available in

Thanjai Organics( A Farmer Shop cultivating Millet’s from their Own Farm) offering Organic Traditional Ragi (Kelvaragu) in Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India.

Thanjai Organics Ragi (Kelvaragu) available in USA (Shipping To -USA, Canada, Australia,Singapore, UAE and Other Countries.)

Proso Millet benefits (panivaragu)

Panivaragu has a high content of antioxidants and minerals like magnesium, potassium,
and phosphorus.
Proso Millet Reduces nervous disorders Especially in eyes.
Panivaragu (prosomillet) good source of vitamin E Which helps to Protects cells from damage.
Proso Millet (panivaragu) helps to reduce Knee, Joint pains.
Panivaragu (Proso Millets) reduce the level of cholesterol.
ProcoMillet (panivaragu) Helps to Reduce the Risk of Cancer.
Proso millet (paniivaragu) Prevent from gall stones formation.
Presence of Calcium Content in panivaragu helps to improve the Bone Strength.
Panivaragu also helps to improving heart health.

How to Take Proso millet (panivaragu)

Recipes in panivaragu (proso Millet) like Upma,
Panivaragu kanji,
Panivaragu dosa,
Proso millet Kolukattai.

Ingredients for pani varagu sweet paniyaram
kodo millet/ pani varagu – 1cup
Banana -1
Naatu sarkkarai – 1Cup
Urad dal – 2tsp
Toor dal – 1tsp
Fenugreek seeds – 1/4 tsp
Pinch of salt
Cardamom – 1
Oil / Ghee

Preparation of Kodo millet sweet paniyaram
(cooking method for panivaragu paniyaram)

Take the Kodo millet wash it with water.
Soak kodo millet with Toor dhal, Urad dhal for 2 to 3 hours.
After that Drain the water, and then Grind it like Smooth Paste.
Add Nattu Sarkkarai, banana and mix it well. Close it with lid for 3 to 5 hrs.
After that add salt and Cardamom.
Take the pan add the oil/Ghee with low flame.
And then place the prepared mix into pan.
After 2 mins flip it and cook for another 2 mins in low flame.
When the Panivaragu sweet Paniyaram is ready.

Proso millet Available in
Thanjai Organics( A Farmer Shop cultivating Millet’s from their Own Farm) offering Organic Traditional Proso Millet (Panivaragu) in Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India.
Thanjai Organics Proso Millets (panivaragu) available in USA (Shipping To -USA, Canada, Australia,Singapore, UAE and Other Countries.)

What is Health Benefits of Foxtail Millet/Navane/Thinai

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 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

Controlling Diabetes

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
Mustard Seeds
3 nos Red Chillies
Grated Ginger
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.

Foxtail millet Available in
Thanjai Organics( A Farmer Shop cultivating Millet’s from their Own Farm) offering Organic Traditional Foxtail Millet (Thinai Millet) in Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India.
Thanjai Organics Foxtail Millets (Thinai Millet) available in USA (Shipping To -USA, Canada, Australia,Singapore, UAE and Other Countries.)

Little Millet (Samai)

Little Millet (Samai) is rich in phyto-chemicals and it has excellent antioxidant properties, Its Dietary fiber protects against hyperglycemia.
Samai helps to reduces cholesterol.
Little millet (samai) helps in good digestion.
Benefit of Little millet (samai) Has nearly 2.5 times minerals and nearly 38 times fiber and nearly 13 times Iron than Rice.
Presence of Flavunoids in little millets improve the Immune System.
Little millet(Samai) rich in Protein.
Samai (Little Millet) helps to maintain the Blood Sugar Level.
Benefits of Little millet is prevent from heart attacks.
Samai millet helps to Reduce the Risk of Developing Cataract.

Little Millet (Samai)

Little Millet (Samai)

How to Take Little Millet (Samai)
Recipes in Samai (little millet) like kanji,
Samai Kichadi,
Little millet pongal,
Samai Briyani,
Little millet muruku,
Samai(little millet) cookies.

Little Millet (Samai) Available in
Thanjai Organics( A Farmer Shop cultivating Millet’s from their Own Farm) offering Organic Traditional Little Millet (samai) in Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India.

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