About Foxtail Millet (Kaon/ Kang/ Kangni/ Kakum/ Navani/ korralu/ Korra/Thinai)
Foxtail millet is primarily grown in the states of some Northern and Southern parts of India, as well as a few northeast states.
It is a dry crop that is planted in the last week of May and can be harvested in up to 70 days. The erect annual plant with robust culms can reach up to 150 cm in height, with ovate leaves extending up to 40 cm.
Foxtail can be grown in both the tropical and subtropical zones, with low and moderate rainfall. Even at a height of 2000 m and an amount of rain of 50-75 cm, the crop can be grown. Foxtail grows best in well-drained soil. They can’t stand flooded soils or severe drought.
How To Use Foxtail Millet (Kaon/ Kang/ Kangni/ Kakum/ Navani/ korralu/ Korra/Thinai)
Foxtail millet Upma
Foxtail millet Pongal
Foxtail millet Paniyaram
Foxtail millet Adai
Foxtail millet Puttu
Foxtail Millet (Kaon/ Kang/ Kangni/ Kakum/ Navani/ korralu/ Korra/Thinai) Benefits
Foxtail millets are a good source of iron and calcium, both of which are essential for bone and muscle health.
Foxtail millet is an excellent rice substitute for diabetes because it keeps you full for longer periods of time. Eating Foxtail millet instead of rice helps to avoid mid-day hunger and sudden spikes in sugar levels.
Foxtail millet contains Threonine, which helps to prevent fatty liver and lowers bad cholesterol levels.
When consumed on a regular basis, it helps in the control of blood sugar levels.
It helps in the relief of constipation.