Kuthiraivaali Rice (Barnyard Millet/Sanwa)  500g.

Barnyard Millet (Kuthiraivaali Rice/Sanwa) 500g

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Order 100% Organic Kuthiraivalli (Barnyard Millet/Odalu/Jhangora) Rice and other Unpolished Millets (Exclusively Vacuum Packed) Online from Sweet Karam Coffee

Sweet Karam Coffee is happy to partner with Namma Nellu to bring 100% organic unpolished millet varieties to your home. (More about Namma Nellu below)

We get the maximum nutrients only via "unpolished" variety of millets.

Kuthiraivali- Nutrition Rich Millet

Kuthiraivali is also called Barnyard Millet. Brimming with protein, rich in fiber, packed with Iron, good source of vitamin they provide wholesome nutrition. It is a nutritional rich millet. 

Kuthiraivali means horse tail; This name is derived because the crop looks like horse tail. Kuthiraivali grows well in hilly region and has a crop cycle of 45 days. Barnyard millet does not suffer from major fungal diseases and mostly a pesticide free millet.

Kuthiraivali has wholesome nutrients and preferred by some communities on fasting days for the nutrition it provides. It is often used to be given as porridge/kheer to babies.

Health Benefits of Barnyard Millet

  • Low in Calories: Kuthiraivali/Barnyard millet is a good source of highly digestible protein and at the same time is least caloric dense compared to all other cereals
  • Rich in Fiber: An excellent source of dietary fiber this millet has a good amount of both soluble and insoluble fractions. The high fiber content helps in preventing constipation, excess gas, bloating and cramping.
  • Low Glycemic Index: The carbohydrate content of barnyard millet is low and slowly digestible, making the barnyard millet a low glycemic index food, hence making it ideal for people with diabetes.
  • Gluten-Free Food: Like all millets, the barnyard millet is gluten-free.
  • Good Source of Iron: Barnyard millet have shown to contain high amounts of iron which was the richest amongst all millets and cereal grains.

If you are looking for simple, delicious yet healthy dishes including Kuthiravali in your diet is a good choice. The millet is easily available, quick to cook and good to taste proves to be an ideal wholesome alternative to rice, wheat and other less easily available millets. This millet is also used as fodder to animals.

When we choose organic millets, we are giving back to our society in form of sustainable living as well as helping the farmer community by providing a way of living. Sweet Karam Coffee understands the need between health conscious customers and farmers to procure the organic millets.


About Namma Nellu: 

  • India is endowed with very exceptionally rich biodiversity in rice. So rich that it will take you 500 years to taste all native varieties of rice just once if you eat one rice a day!
  • Since 1995 Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS) an NGO has been conserving traditional rice varieties and documenting and researching their agronomic properties.
  • Through the years they have realised that these varieties are important not only for their agronomic properties (flood/drought resistance, pests/disease resistance, suitability to various soil types and ecosystems etc.) but also their value in terms of nutrition, culinary traditions and therapeutic value.
  • The numbers and extent of cultivation of these varieties have been declining sharply and many of these varieties are threatened with extinction.
  • Namma Nellu through Sempulam Sustainable Solutions is involved in helping these farmers market these varieties. Systematic monitoring of organic cultivation of these varieties is ensured. Farmers are paid a premium price at the point of purchase itself. Namma Nellu provides branding and marketing support and ensures the customer organically cultivated traditional varieties.
  • Namma Nellu also procures region-specific rice varieties from across India from genuine organic farmers. Along with its huge range of traditional organic rice varieties, organically cultivated pulses and millets are also procured directly from farmers and supplied to the consumers.
  • During the course of its work for the last 27 years on indigenous seed conservation, the Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS) has collected more than 100 indigenous varieties of rice suitable for cultivation in Tamil Nadu.
  • Several indigenous paddy varieties have a low Glycemic Index (GI) and this is of crucial importance in a population with a high and increasing incidence of diabetes.

     Organic is not a trend, it is the traditional way to live healthy.



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    Excellent quality

    Excellent quality unpolished millet. Keeps the stomach full for a longer time due to high fiber content.