Little millet (samai) sevai is a wholesome healthy meal for whole family.
Little Millet – one of the small millets, is called kutki in Hindi, chama (Malayalam),same (Kannada), samai (Tamil), and samalu (Telugu).
Little millet is suitable for people of all age groups. It is grown throughout India and is a traditional crop.
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 , among which Little millet is one of them.
Benefits of Little Millet in Diet
Any recipe that demands rice can be cooked with little millet. It has smallest grains so it can be cooked faster.
Some of the attributes that make it a special are:
- Low Carbohydrate content
- Slows down glucose absorption
- Have high amount of dietary fiber
- Releases sugar slowly into blood
- More Iron content
- Improves Immune defence system.
Little Millet(samai) Sevai by our HealthySteps Foods is a wholesome meal. Our aim is to bring back our traditional food practices in this modern era. What are we passing to our next generation ? This thought led us to the making of Little Millet(samai) sevai.
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.
.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)