Millet - Bajra


Product:  Millet
Botanical Name:  Pennisetum Glaucum
Type:  | Yellow-Green | Green | Pearl | Finger | Foxtail |
Purity:  | 99% | 99.50% | Machine Clean & Sortex Clean |
Packing:  | 10 Kg | 15 Kg | 25 Kg | 50 Kg & 50 LBS or As Per Client Requirement.
Stuffing Capacity:  22 to 24 MT In 01 x 20” Feet Container & 46 MT In 01 x 40” Feet Container.
Harvesting Period:  | January | February | September | October | November |

Millets Grow In Dry Zones As Rain-Fed Crops And They Are Small-Seeded And Harder. They Have The Capability Of Cultivating Under Marginal Conditions Of Soil Fertility And Moisture. Millets Also Are An Important Ingredient Of The Prehistoric Diet In Indian, Chinese And Korean Societies. Millets Are One Of The Oldest Foods Known To Humans And Possibly The First Cereal Grain To Be Used For Domestic Purposes.

Green Millet Also Known As Bajra Or Pearl Millet (Pennisetum Glaucum); Today Is An Enormously Important Staple Cereal For Both Sub-Saharan Africa And Parts Of India; And An Important Forage Crop In The Americas. Bajra Is One Of The Most Widely Grown Varieties Of Millet. It Is Grown In Bulk In Africa And India. Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh And Gujarat Are The Largest Bajra Producing States In India.

Pearl Millets, Earlier Known As ‘Bird Food’, Come In Several Delicious Flavors. Apart From Offering Excellent Taste, These Millets Contain Essential Mineral And Nutrients, Which Provide The Body With A Variety Of Advantages. Millet Is One Of The Oldest Foods Known To Humans And Possibly The First Cereal Grain To Be Used For Domestic Purposes. Today Millet Ranks As The Sixth Most Important Grain In The World.

Bajra Flour Is Made From The Small Round Grains Of Black Millet, Also Called Bajra. Millet Is Tiny In Size And Round In Shape And Can Be White, Gray, Yellow Or Red. When The Bajra Is Ripe And Ready To Be Harvested, The Plants Are Cut And Tied In Bundles And Allowed To Dry. The Bundles Are Threshed To Separate The Grains. The Grains Are Dried And Then Processed Into Flour. When Ground, The Flour Is Greyish In Color And Has A Slightly Nutty Flavor. Since It Is A Heat-Producing Ingredient, It Is Commonly Used In Winters.

Millet Is Used In Various Cultures In Many Diverse Ways: Millet Uses As A Cereal, In Soups, And For Making A Dense, Whole Grain Bread Called Chapatti. In India Flat Thin Cakes Called Roti Are Often Made From Millet Flour And Used As The Basis For Meals.

It Is Comparatively High In Proteins And Has A Good Balance Of Amino Acids. Thus, It Plays An Important Role In Metabolism.

Health Benefits:

  • Millets Are Highly Nutritious, Non-Glutinous And -Acid Forming Food.
  • Since They Are Easy To Digest They Are Considered To Be The Least Allergenic And Most Digestible Grains Available Compared To Rice, Especially Polished Rice.
  • Millets Release Lesser Percentage Of Glucose And Over A Longer Period Of Time.
  • Millets Are Particularly High In Minerals Like Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous And Potassium.
  • It Helps To Reduce Cholesterol, Lowers Blood Pressure & Helps In The Development & Repair Of Body Cells & Tissues.
  • It Helps To Lower The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes Especially For Women.
  • Its High Insoluble Fiber Helps To Prevent Gallstones Formation.
  • Pre-Menopausal Women Eating Millets Have A Reduced Breast Cancer Risk.

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