Millets Farming: Consuming some quantity of millet daily will improve your health. Not only us, doctors also believe in this, although you do not need to give up wheat and rice to consume coarse grains. Add 14 to 15 percent coarse grains to the daily diet. With this, all the nutrients will be supplied to the body and the risk of diseases like cancer, diabetes, cholesterol will also be averted. Millet is not a miracle, but a science. Today, among coarse cereals, after millet, the maximum cultivated area is covered by Kangni. Cornice cultivation is being done on a large scale in Asia. Let us explain why the cornice is so special.
Uttarakhand used to produce maximum cornice, but now its yield is decreasing due to increasing migration from the mountains. Foxtail millet is also known as Kangni, which is yellow in color and slightly sweet-bitter in taste. Many people also eat Kangni mixed with wheat and rice.
Many traditional dishes are also made from cornice in Uttarakhand. In many areas, Kangni is also known as Chinese millet. It has been produced in China since 600 BC and today Rotis, kheer, rice, idli, porridge, sweet biscuits etc. are made from it.
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The merits of cornice
The cornice contains magnesium, fiber, iron, phosphorus, carotene, protein, carbohydrates, calcium, vitamins, riboflavin, thiamin etc. Kangni is said to be extremely beneficial for pregnant women and children.
Due to its regular intake, joint pain, arthritis, swelling as well as digestion problems can also be removed. The proteins and iron present in the eaves cure anaemia. The antioxidants present in it can also reduce the risk of fatal diseases like stress and cancer.
How to eat Kangni
Kangni is consumed just like wheat and rice. Apart from roti, paratha, kheer, porridge, you can also make snacks from it. Soak it for 6 hours in advance before making any dishes from Kangni, so that its texture becomes correct.
Disclaimer: Some of the information given in the news is based on media reports. Farmer brothers, before implementing any suggestion, do consult the concerned expert.
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