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Little Millet

Also Known As : Kutki
Technical Name : Panicum sumatrense


Usage Tips

  1. It can be used to make bread, dosas, rotis and rice.

Common names and forms

  1. Little Millet Flakes
  2. Little Whole Millets
  3. Saamia Millet
  4. Wholegrain Rolled Little Millet


Little millet is a herbaceous plant which grows with blades upto 30 cm. It is a small seeded staple cereal crop. The little millet may be called ‘little’ but it does not mean that its nutritional content is little too. It is packed with the goodness of B-vitamins, minerals like calcium, iron, zinc, potassium among others.

Health benefits

  •  Little millet is rich in dietary fiber,thus when consumed it takes longer for glucose to enter the bloodstream and hence blood sugar levels stay stable. It also has a low glycemic index. All this is helpful for diabetics who have to control rapid rise and decline of glucose in the blood.(1)
  • Being rich in Vitamin B3 (niacin) and fibre, little millet helps reduce cholesterol levels in the body. It also has a good content of magnesium which is beneficial for the heart.(1)

Selection Guide

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