Scientific Name - Setaria italica
Marketing/trade Name- Kangni/Kakum/Kang/Kaon
Foxtail millet is a warming millet and ideally consumed in cold climates. Millets have multiple usage - a traditional cereal substitute for rice and leavened bread; a porridge or dessert cooked with milk, a base for pancakes. They work well as a nutritious filler or thickener for soups, stews and sauces. It is a rich source of calcium, iron and protein. Along with these, it also contains dietary fibres, potassium and various other nutrients.