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Parboiled Foxtail Millet

Also Known As : Kangni
Technical Name : Setaria italica


Usage Tips

  1. It can be cooked, steamed, roasted, ground and used raw.
  2. It can be used to make porridge, idli , dhokla, etc.


Parboiled Foxtail Millet is partially boiled yellow small seeded foxtail millet.

Health benefits

  • Foxtail Millet has high calcium content , which helps in strengthening bones. It also contains D vitamin. Thus,foxtail millet consumption helps in the development of bones in children and maintains bone health in adults.
  • Foxtail millet gets digested at a slower rate because of  the high content of fiber present in it  giving one a feeling of fullness which helps to controls excessive food consumption.(1)

Selection Guide

Check for the best before date while buying.


  • Overconsumption of foxtail millet suppresses thyroid function, and if you have  hypothyroidism, you should avoid this millet.(2)

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