English : Common Millet/ Proso Millet/ Bengali : Cheena Gujarati : Cheno Hindi :Chena; Barri Kannada : Baragu Marathi : Vari Oriya : China Bachari bagmu Punjabi : Cheena Tamil : Pani varagu Telugu : Variga Proso millet is gluten free, and contains phosphorus, manganese, protein and magnesium. It is rich in B vitamins, especially vitamin-B6 and folic acid. Helps nervous system, useful for strengthening bones, prevents cardiac diseases, lowers cholesterol, decreases risk of cancer, prevents gallstones and beneficial in anti-ageing. Millets have been cultivated from pre-historic times and is one of the world’s earliest food plants used by humans. It is naturally gluten free and is non-acid forming. Millets are alkalizing foods which helps in preventing chronic diseases.
Replace rice with Proso Millet in any recipe and Enjoy!
Soak, ferment, roast or sprout before consumption to derive full benefits of millets and whole grains.