Millet is a whole grain that has a tonne of benefits. It is rich in protein, antioxidants, and nutrients. It helps you lower your blood sugar levels and controls cholesterol levels too. It is also gluten-free which makes it the ideal choice for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance. In grains like wheat, barley, and rye, gluten is present naturally and can trigger nutrient malabsorption in some. It has a nutty taste and is very versatile.
How to cook Millets in an open pan?
- Millet is glutenous in nature, so it is advisable to soak it in water for 1/2 hour before cooking.
- Heat water to a rolling boil in a pan, add salt(optional).
- Strain the millets and add to the boiling water and cook it on low flame.
- Once the grain is cooked, gently fluff it with a spatula.