Proso millet flour
About this product :
Proso millet seeds are small, oval shaped and differ in their colour based upon the variety. They are smaller than millets like sorghum and pearl millet and have a similar size to that of finger millet. The tiny Proso millet seeds are packed with important nutrients and provide about 350 calories per 100 grams. The protein content of these millets (11.6%) is similar to that of wheat. However, the grains are significantly high in essential amino acids leucine, isoleucine and methionine making them a high-quality protein source. They are a rich source of vitamins like Thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine and Vitamin E along with minerals like phosphorus, manganese, iron and potassium. The mineral content in proso millets is similar or slightly higher to that of other cereals. These millets are also rich in soluble fibre and its fibre content in dehulled grains can be compared with that of oats. It also contains several bioactive compounds like polyphenols that have great nutritional importance. In addition to being a food crop, proso millets offer significant health benefits. Its nutritional constituents make it a healthy diet for diabetes and obesity. It is also considered to have beneficial effects on heart and liver health.
Approx. per 100g
PARAMETER VALUE Calories 341 K Cal Carbohydrate 66.19 g Dietary Fiber 6.39 g Fat 1.1 g Protein 12.5 g Minerals 1.9 g Calcium 15 mg Phosphorus 206 mg Iron 2.34 mg