Health Benefits of Bajra/ Pearl Millet

Roti, an Indian and Pakistani traditional food staple, is usually made with whole-wheat flour and water. Jowar, bajra, maize and rice flours are also used.Western Indian cuisine uses ingredients ranging from jowar, bajra and rice to bananas, potatoes and even fish, seafood and poultry.
Rajasthan ranks second in the production of barley. It also has high contributions in crops, such as bajra, cumin seeds, rabi oil, and mustard. It is also a large producer of wool and cotton. Thus, this sector can prove to be very useful.

Certain whole grain cereals also help to lower blood sugar in diabetes. A mixture of certain flours made from cereals, grains, legumes, and pulses are especially beneficial. One such mixture can be prepared by combining the flour of Soya bean, black gram, jowar, bajra, Bengal gram, wheat bran and barley. This mixed flour can be used for preparing chapattis.

There are some whole grain cereals that also help in lowering blood glucose level in diabetics. You can prepare a mixture of some flours like grains, cereals, legumes, and pulses and use them for preparing your meals. In the like manner you can also mix black gram, Soya bean, bajra, jowar, wheat bran Bengal gram, and barley so as to prepare chapattis.

The main dietary sources to get cystine are wheat, varagu, bajra, horse gram, soyabean, drumstick leaves, agathi, colocasia, beetroot, jack, French beans, gingelly seeds, linseed, banana, persimmon, egg, and milk.

Bajra rotis and sweets made of jaggery and Til are served during this festival as eating these items during winter is quite beneficial to maintain body temperature. These festivals help in making a situation where no one feels compulsion of eating healthy food as per weather conditions but instead enjoy doing so with the festive activities.

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