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SHIVI Poha/Flakes – Ragi / Finger Millet 0.5 Kg

£1.75

“Finger millet Flakes (aval/ poha/atugulu/ avalakki) is made from organically grown finger millet by our farmers. It is the oldest food and first cereal grain used for domestic purposes. They can be grown in dry weather; can withstand severe drought conditions and adaptable to higher elevations.

Health Benefits:
Finger millet is a rich source of protein and minerals in comparison to all other cereals and millets. It contains important amino acids. It has the highest amount of calcium (344 mg) and potassium (408 mg). It is beneficial for individuals with low haemoglobin levels as it is a great source of iron. It is also rich in antioxidants, fiber, Vitamin B3, calcium and is gluten-free. Rich in magnesium improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance and benefits diabetic people. It is good for heart, bones, teeth skin and lowers blood pressure and cholesterol.

Cultivation:
Finger millet can be grown in dry weather; can withstand severe drought conditions and adaptable to higher elevations. These are short duration, ready to harvest as little in 65 days and can be easily grown throughout the year. It is highly grown crops among all small millets. It is mostly cultivated in the Kharif season in May- July.

Process:
The rice is parboiled, rolled and flattened to produce flakes. The Flakes are capable of absorbing a large volume of liquid when used in a different recipe, therefore imbibe flavors well. By buying millet Flakes you help our farmers since part of your money goes for promoting farming and to our activities like planting of native trees and building nests for a sparrow to protect them.”

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