Barnyard millet better known as Kuthira vaali in Tamil. It is low in glycemic index. The carbohydrate content in barnyard millet is quite low. Good source of highly digestible protein and is least caloric dense compared to other cereals.
It contains good amount of both soluble and insoluble fibre. It helps in preventing constipation. It is also gluten free.
Great source of iron. It helps to control blood sugar. High amount of lecithin which strengthen the nervous system.
In India cereal grains are not consumed during fast which make barnyard millet ingredient during fasting days.
- Barnyard millets….1 cup
- Urad dhal……..1/4 cup
- Fenugreek seeds…1 TSP
- Salt to taste
- Oil for dosa
- First soak the barnyard millet, fenugreek seeds and urad dhal for few hours.
- Grind it into fine paste
- Keep aside for few hours.
- Prepare dosa.
- Serve hot with sambar or chutney.