Kuthiraivaali is a millet (otherwise called as barnyard millets or barnyard grasses), a great source of starch, making it a high-energy food. This tiny seed is gluten-free and packed with vitamins and minerals. It is an ideal vegetarian diet.
Kuthiraivaali is a great energy source and is ideal for athletes. It acts as a prebiotic to feed important microflora in body. Kuthiraivaali is combined with legumes and used as an ideal vegetarian diet. It is used for preparing delicious and nutritious pongal, upma, dhosai, idli, adai, pulav and curd rice.
Calorific value:? 100 grams offers 342 ??kcal Energy.
Protein-11.2g, Fat-3.9f, Fiber-10.1g, Minerals-4.4g, Iron-15.2g, Calcium-11g
Kuthirai vaali is six times more nutritious than wheat. With a low glycemic index, it is very much useful for type 2 diabetics. It has high antioxidant activity. It controls blood sugar and bad cholesterol. Magnesium in Kuthirai vaali helps reducing the affects of migraines and heart attacks. Fiber in Kuthirai vaali protects against breast cancer and childhood asthma.