Kodo Millet

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6/1/20241 min read

  • Paspalum scrobiculatum, commonly known as Kodo millet, is a drought-tolerant annual plant extensively cultivated in India, Indonesia,West Africa, Nepal, Vietnam and Philippines.

  • This grass can grow up to four feet tall with slender leaves measuring 20 to 40 cm in length, requiring minimal water for growth.

  • Originating from the Himalayas, Kodo millet has been a staple in Northern India for over 3000 years. Its versatility allows it to be cultivated during both the Rabi and Kharif seasons.

  • Additionally, Kodo millet acts as a blood purifier, supports kidney function, boosts the immune system, and strengthens heart muscles.

  • Nutrients Value per 100g

    Protein- 10.6 gm

    Fibre- 10.2 gm

    Fat- 4.2 gm

    Calorific value- 346 kcal

    Ash- 2.95 gm

    Carbohydrate- 59.2 gm

    Minerals- 4.4 gm

    Calcium- 27 mg