Foxtail is a millet that is rich in antioxidants, iron and a range of vitamins and minerals. It is the second-most widely planted species of millet. It can be easily substituted for rice in many dishes and is especially beneficial in helping promote the healthy growth and development of children. It is also high in fibre and is gluten-free.
Consuming Foxtail Millet is one way to support an environmentally-friendly lifestyle because it is a water-efficient crop with a short crop cycle; this means it has a low environmental footprint.
Foxtail Millet, also known as Thinai in Tamil, Kangni in Hindi, Korralu in Telegu, and Navane in Kanada. Foxtail Millet is the second-most widely planted species of millet.
- High in fibre, antioxidants, iron and vitamins and minerals
- Its rich nutrient content makes it highly beneficial for children
Read about different types of millets here.