Italian Millet

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Setaria Italica

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Used for the treatment of dyspepsia and many other stomach ailments

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Protein, carbohydrate, iron, sodium, potassium, amino acids, fibre, calicum

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Can be ground to make porridge, puddings and cakes or can be eaten cooked as a sweet savoury food. Its also used as a bird food.

GLOSSARY :
English : Italian Millet
Tamil : Thenai
Malayalam : Thina
Telugu : Korralu
Kannada : Thene
Hindi : Kangni
Bengali : Syama Dhan
Gujarati : Ral Kang
Marathi : Rala
Punjabi : Kaon
Kashmiri : Shol

 

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