Cereals:- 117 high yielding varieties/hybrids of cereals comprising 65of rice, 14 of wheat, 24 of maize, 5 of finger millet
, 3 of pearl millet, 1 each of sorghum, barley, foxtail millet, kodo millet, little millet and proso millet were released for cultivation in different agro-ecologies of the country during 2017.
Snacks can also be made using high-fibre flour, finger millet
or bajra, ragi or soya along with wheat flour and seasoned with herbs and spices instead of salt.
Note: White urad dal (a type of black lentil that has been split and husked), ragi flour (malted finger millet
flour), frozen shredded coconut and curry leaves are available in Indian markets.
The cereal crops tested were maize, sorghum, pearl and finger millet
, and legumes: tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolias), cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), Bambara nut (Vigna subterranea), groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) and pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan.
Since finger millet
is predominantly grown as rain fed crop by small farmers, the disease management by chemical means is found to be effective.
2013) in their studies of 88 finger millet
(Eleusine coracana (L.
Africa has its own species of rice, as well as finger millet
, folio, pearl millet, sorghum, teff, guinea millet, and several dozen wild cereals whose grains are eaten.
Theophilus Somba, whose farm is around half a mile away from Lati's, has moved from maize to sorghum, pigeon peas and finger millet
The Acholi are known by their love for millet bread (Kwon Kal) and the first crop to be planted by every Acholi farmer is finger millet
India is a major cultivator of finger millet
with a total cultivated area of 15870 km2.
3] Make your own multigrain and nut flours by mixing equal parts whole-wheat flour, chickpea flour, finger millet
, and sorghum flour.
Some of the foods that you can eat include: Arrowroot, buckwheat, cassava (manioc), corn, flax, Legumes (dry beans, peas, lentils), millet, finger millet
(Ragi), nuts, potatoes, quinoa, rice, sago, seeds, sorghum, soy, tapioca, teff and moderate amounts of Oats that are free of gluten contamination.