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PEARL MILLET FLOUR / BAJRA FLOUR / बाजरा

PEARL MILLET FLOUR / BAJRA FLOUR / बाजरा

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First domesticated in the Sahel region of West Africa, Pearl Millet has been grown in
Africa and India since prehistoric times. It was domesticated about 4000 to 5000 years ago.

Pearl Millet has high levels of protein content with excellent balance of amino acids and
relatively high levels of Vitamin A. It is a high energy cereal with higher oil content than maize.

Pearl Millet has a lot of micronutrients but to access them it is important to soak, blanch or ferment the grain.

Pearl millet is excellent to combat malnutrition due to the presence of iron and zinc.

Health Benefits

Gluten-Free
Rich in Fibre
Good for Diabetes
Improves BMI
High Energy Content
Rich in Calcium
Rich in Unsaturated Fats
Rich Source of Vit. A

Recommended Usage

ROTI / BHAKHRI
MUTHIYA
PAKODA
HALWA
RAJASTHANI KADHI
PESARATTU / CHILLA
THALIPPETH

Commonly Known As

English: PEARL MILLET
Hindi: बाजरा
Marathi: बाजरी
Gujarati: બાજરી
Tamil: கம்பூ
Telugu: సజ్జలు
Malayalam: കമ്പൂ
Kannada: ಸಜ್ಜೈ
Punjabi: ਬਾਜਰਾ
Bengali: বজরা

History

First domesticated in the Sahel region of West Africa but it has been grown in Africa and India since prehistoric times. It was domesticated about 4000 to 5000 years ago.

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