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Noun1.kurakkan - East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
Eleusine, genus Eleusine - annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
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Special Commoidty Levy on all other items inclusive of Dhal, Onion, green peas, chickpeas, cow peas, Kurakkan, Margarine etc.
Apart from vegetables and fruit three crops, Paddy, Kurakkan ( finger millet),and Maize (corn) were grown in our area.
Maize was eaten either boiled on the cob or as Maize kiri bath, but Kurakkan was the most versatile crop of the three.
People of Uva also liked Kurakkan roti: An earthy brown thick roti with coconut.