Thinai (Foxtail millet/Kangni) Rice (Unpolished) 500g

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Order 100% Organic Thinai (Foxtail/Kangni) Rice and other Organic 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.... Read more

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Order 100% Organic Thinai (Foxtail/Kangni) Rice and other Organic 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)

Thinai- Medicinal Millet

Thinai- Foxtail Millet is the second most widely planted species of Millet is gluten free, high in dietary fiber and loaded with micronutrients such as iron, calcium and phosphorus. (Full nutrient is available only when eaten "unpolished")

 Our ancestors didn't have to think or plan hard to eat good food. They ate what is local to the weather conditions, nutrition need and chose wholesome food.  Millets were part of our local food chain and our lifestyle since time immemorial There are many food which become popular due to fad diets or endorsed as Super foods. Where in these health treasures have recently caught the eye of nutritionists and are limping to a comeback. 

Thinai is referred often in Sangam literature and offered to Lord Muruga. Thinai provides vitality and often consumed by farmers as its highly nutritious and fulfilling. They are used as ingredients in Ayurvedic and western medicine preparation too. 

Foxtail Millets grow in hot climates does not require much maintenance. 

Health Benefits of Thinai

Numerous health benefit of the millet includes 

  • Anti Ageing property : Rich in anti oxidants these Foxtail Millets helps providing a youthful looking skin and slows down wrinkle appearance.
  • Rich source of energy : Rich in Calcium and iron content, Thinai helps in improving bone strength
  • Low hypoglycaemic index reduces blood sugar levels : Low hypoglycaemic index in the millet improves satiety and keeps diabetes at check
  • Cancer prevention properties :High fiber in the food helps preventing breast cancer
  • Easily digestible. Rich in fibers they are easy to digest and can be safely consumed by kids too

Thinai can be incorporated with any of the Indian dishes and can be consumed in place of rice, porridge or used in tiffin item like idli, dosa, upma, pongal etc. Thinai laddu is made during Thai Poosam by people of Tamilnadu. Several varieties of savouries are possible with these healthy grains. 

These organic products offer innumerable health benefits to your family and also to environment as they consume lesser water resources. Doctors recommend including millets at least thrice in a week. 

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.

    Shipping Charges:

    Free Shipping for the orders on or above Rs.499/-. Flat Rs.49 will be charged for the orders on or below Rs.498. 

    Shipping Policy -

    1) Do you have shipping across India?

    Yes, we have shipping across India.   

    2) When will my order be delivered?

    Estimated delivery is given against each order. While sincere efforts are being made to deliver the products within the given time frame, factors like availability, festive seasons, courier delays are bound to happen. These factors are constantly monitored to keep any inordinate delays under control. 

    Chennai Same Day (Order before 4pm)
    Bangalore within 2 days
    Other metro cities within 3-5 days
    Rest of India within 4-6 days


    3) How will my order be delivered?

    Deliveries across Chennai -

     Our own delivery executives will deliver your order for orders within Chennai in  Sweet Karam Coffee signature bag.

    Deliveries across Bangalore -

    Order will be delivered by our Last mile delivery partner for orders within Bangalore in Sweet Karam Coffee signature bag.

     Deliveries to other places EXCEPT Chennai & Bangalore -

     Courier companies offering the best services are roped in to deliver your products safely for orders outside Chennai.

    4) How will I get information regarding my order delivery?

    Chennai & Bangalore order: customer will be called by our delivery team prior to their order getting dispatched.

    Non-Chennai & Bangalore order: customer will receive the AWB No. at the registered email ID using which the tracking can be done using the tracking link attached to the email. The courier partner will get in touch with you prior to the delivery.


    5) What if I am not available during the time of delivery?

    Chennai orders: Delivery will be rescheduled again the very next day.

    Non-Chennai orders: Delivery will be rescheduled again after discussions with our courier partner and the rescheduled date will be provided.

    6) What happens if a wrong address or phone number is provided?

    Chennai orders & Bangalore orders: Address can be changed by directly calling our customer support number or sending a mail to our official mail id care@sweetkaramcoffee.in

    Non-Chennai  & Bangalore Orders: 

    Pre Dispatch: Address can be changed by directly calling our customer support number or sending a mail to our official mail id care@sweetkaramcoffee.in.

    Post Dispatch: Address Line only can be changed,by directly calling our customer support number or sending a mail to our official mail id care@sweetkaramcoffee.in.

    7) What is the procedure to cancel the order?

    Cancellation of order can be done by calling our customer support number. However, cancellation of order can only be done within two hours of order time.


    8) Can I request for a Proof Of Delivery (POD)?

    Yes, Proof Of Delivery will be provided two days from the requested date.
    Note: Proof Of Delivery available only for 3days from the date of delivery.


    9) What happens when there is National Holiday?

    Orders will not be Processed or Dispatched during National Holidays.


    Refund Policy - 


    In all the below cases, the products will be returned to us either through our courier partner or to our delivery executive depending on the delivery location. The pickup for which will be scheduled by us.

    1) What if delivery of the order is delayed beyond the given timeline?

    Chennai orders: Order will be arranged for delivery on the 2nd business day. If it gets delayed beyond that order amount will be refunded as loyalty points.

    Non-Chennai orders: Only the dispatch date can be assured by sweetkaramcoffee.in. With respect to delivery (please find our delivery timeline) if it is beyond the mentioned delivery time, the issue will be raised with our courier partner and delivery will be arranged in 24-48hrs. If it gets delayed further, reshipment will be processed.

    2) What if the product is out of stock?
    Information will be provided about the same and the product amount will be refunded as loyalty points.

    3) How will I get my refund?
    Refunds related to any order will be evaluated and will be issued as loyalty points which can be redeemed as store credit to place the subsequent order.

    4) What if the items I have received are damaged?
    Damages will be verified based on photographs of corresponding products shared by you. Based on the evaluation, the refund will be issued as loyalty points.

    5) Is it possible for me to get the money refunded?
    No, the refund will only be issued as loyalty points.

    6) What if an item is missed out?
    You will be notified well in advance regarding the missed out products. Apart from this, if there is a discrepancy in the order, it will be verified with the photographs of the products received against the photograph of the physical invoice attached along with your order.

    7) What if I have a quality complaint?
    The details regarding the quality complaint must be explained clearly to our customer support executive and the refund is clearly subjected to the management’s decision.

    8) How long will it take for me to get my refund?
    Anywhere between 48-72 business hours from the date of delivery.

    9) How long do I have to report a complaint regarding a product?
    Any complaint needs to be raised within 24 hours from the date of delivery.

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