Multimillet sevai is a combination of Finger Millet, Pearl Millet, foxtail Millet, Little Millet, Kodo Millet. Thereby combining special benefits of millets in one dish is the speciality of multimillet sevai.
Millets are nutritious, non-glutinous and are not acid forming foods , thus making them very easy to digest.
What are Millets
Millets are cereal grains cultivated and consumed widely in India . Recently , millets have gained popularity in Western countries due to its gluten free nature and high protein , fiber and anti oxidant contents. Millets have wide range of varieties.
Major millets include:
- proso (or white)
- finger (or ragi)
Minor millets include:
Benefits of millets in diet
Consuming millets as part of your daily diet is not a new concept. In fact, the population of central and southern India would consume millets almost regularly as a staple food until the Green Revolution made rice and wheat more accessible. Our aim is to bring back our traditional food practices in this modern era.
Some of the health benefits are:
- Aid weight loss
- High in fiber
- Helps manage diabetes
- Low glycemic index (GI)
- Supports healthy hair, skin and nails
- Anti oxidant and anti microbial activity
- Anti obesity
- Helps to maintain our Cholesterol levels
Being a mom, we will be more concerned in every meal of our kids. We ensure our kids gets all the nutrition required for their muscle and brain health. The uses of millets are diverse. You can cook millets for breakfast, as lunch serving or for dinner. Multimillet sevai is a ready to cook millet food & a wholesome meal for the entire family.
Preparation method :
Soak the sevai in water for 1 min. Spread it thoroughly on ‘idli pan’ and cook for 10 minutes. In a kadai, splutter mustard seeds, add bengal gram dhal and black gram dhal. Saute green chillies, grated ginger, onions and vegetables of your choice. Add salt to taste. When they are cooked, add the steamed sevai to the kadai, mix well and serve hot. For sweet sevai, add coconut powder and natural sugar (brown).