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Par Boiled Kuthirai Vali (Barnyard Millet)


Taste Profile

It has mild nutty flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Par Boiled Kuthirai Vali (Barnyard Millet) can be used as to make khichdi, Upma, Kheer and pongal.

Common names and forms

  1. Parboiled Barnyard Millet


Barnyard millet is one of the fastest growing crop that has tiny, white, round grains that are grown in the hilly areas of Uttaranchal, India. Par Boiled Kuthirai Vali (Barnyard Millet) is partially boiled barnyard grains that has light, soft texture. It is considered as a popular ingredient during the fasting days. 

Health benefits

  • Par Boiled Kuthirai Vali (Barnyard Millet) is rich in highly digestible protein and is low in calories that provides energy to the body.(1)
  • It is a good source of dietary fiber that helps to prevent constipation, gas and bloating.(1)
  • It has low glycemic index which make it beneficial for diabetic patients as it maintains blood sugar level in the body.(1)
  • It is rich in iron that plays a vital role in immune system function.(1)

Selection Guide

Check for the "use-by" date on the label of Par Boiled Kuthirai Vali (Barnyard Millet). Look for clean and whole grains, free from dust and stones. 

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