In India Moraiyo,Kutki, Shavan are some of thenames in Hindi for little millet. In Bengali it is called as Sama. In Tamil it is called Samai. In Gujarati Gajro, kuri. In Telugu, it is called as Samalu. InMarathi it is called as Sava, Halvi, vari. In oriya it is called as Suan.
Phosphorus in millet helps with fat metabolism,body tissue repair and creating energy (phosphorus is an essential component of a denosine trip hosphate or ATP, a precursor to energy in your body).
Magnesium in little millet can help reduce the effects of migraines and heart attacks. It contains Niacin (vitamin B3)which help maintains lower cholesterol. Millet can help lower risk of type 2diabetes.
· Calories 364Kcal
· Total Fat 3.51g
· Potassium 0mg
· Total Carbohydrate 93.03mg
· Cholesterol 0mg
· Protein 13.65g
In the temperate zones of Asia: the Caucasus, China, EastAsia and also in the tropics of the continent:India, Indochinaand Malaysia. The plant can becultivated in India up to 2000 m above sea level