B&B Little millet Flour, Rava and Rice
B&B Organics little millet is sold whole as rava or rice and as flour in 1kg packs and also as a combo pack with other millets at leading online stores.
Little millet (siriya thinai or samai) in Tamil, Malayalam(Chama), Telugu (Saama), Hindi (Kutki) and Kannada( Saame) is a traditional crop grown all over India. B&B Organics sources this millet from the best organic farmers with further quality checks by us.
1. Little millet is rich in protein and vitamin and has low carbohydrate content which helps to lose weight.
2. Little millet controls diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol.
3. It is also recommended as baby food as it is easy to digest.
4. It good for treating asthmatic problems and control medical discrepancies in menopausal women.
RECIPE: Little millet upma
Little millet has to be soaked for some time before cooking. It can be cooked in boiling water or milk to a porridge consistency and sweetened with sugar or jaggery powder which is suitable for adults and toddlers. It can also be cooked as upma, pulaos, kichdi and dosa or idlis.
- Little millet – ½ cup (cup measure 250 gms)
- Onion chopped – 1
- Tomato chopped – 1
- Green chilli – 1 chopped
- Mixed vegetables – carrot, beans, peas( chopped) a tsp each
- Oil and ghee – 1 tsp
- Mustard and Urad seeds – 1tsp
- Curry leaves a few leaves
- Salt to taste
- Water – 1 cup
- Soak the millet in water for 15 minutes before preparation.
- Heat oil and ghee in a pan, splutter mustard and urad seed, add curry leaves and sauté.
- Next add the chopped onion, tomato, salt, mixed vegetables and green chilli.
- Saute for two minutes and then add the water. Let the water come to a rolling boil.
- Now drain the millet and add it to the boiling water.
- Stir continuously to get upma consistency.
- Keep the flame on medium hot.
- Add an extra spoon of ghee and some lime juice before switching off flame.
- Serve hot with chutneys of choice.
Note: Soaking helps to cook the upma faster, however if you have not soaked the millet add 1.5 cups of water.
|Nutrients||Nutritional values Per 100g*|
|Carbohydrate (g )||67|