Barnyard millet, as well recognized as Kuthiravali in Tamil, Oodalu in Kannada,odalu in Telugu, Jhangora in Hindi, and Kavadapullu in Malayalam, includes a lot of fibre. Among all millets, this has the least carbohydrate content and energy content. Millet bran strands are significant in Vitamin b.
The Barnyard millet or Sanwa rice as it is popularly known has high levels of protein, calcium, iron, minerals, and vitamin B complex. It is also low in carbohydrates and gluten-free, making it a boon for those with gluten allergies, type II diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. The Barnyard millet has the lowest carbohydrate content, is gluten-free, and has the highest energy value amongst all the varieties of millets; hence a popular choice for the health-conscious millennial generation. The barnyard millet tastes similar to broken rice when cooked and is a rich substitute for rice. It is often advised to prepare millets in the form of porridge to obtain the maximum nutrients from this wonder-grain!