Varagu arisi or Kodo millet is a farmer-friendly drought-resistant millet cultivated using sustainable ago methods. Sudhantira’s nutritious Kodo millet is a good substitute for rice or wheat due to its gluten-free properties. It has higher protein, fibre, and mineral content than other cereals. Cook it like rice or grind it into flour to make delicious pongal, pulao, upma, paniyaram, vadas, soup, adai, cutlets and cookies.
Kodo Millet Benefits
- Easy to digest
- Has lecithin that strengthens the nervous system
- Rich in phytochemicals, phytate that reduces cancer risks
- Helps reduce body weight
- Beneficial for postmenopausal women
- Loaded with antioxidants and anti-microbial properties