Pearl Millet (बाजरा)

A cereal, used a lot in rural India, it has a high fiber content. The most common millet is pearl millet i.e bajra, which is an important crop in India. India is the largest producer of pearl millet. Very famous in Rajasthan, it is the most famous type of millet. Bajre ki roti with sarsoon da saag is one of India's signature dishes from the farms.

These brown grains incorporate a nutty and bittersweet after taste. It is commonly prepared as a bread and stuffed parathas whereas the flour can be used to make dokhlas and chaklis. Bajra should always be consumed fresh therefore it is best to purchase it in small quantities.

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Bajra Methi Chips Recipe

Bajra offers various health benefits and is a good grain to have in your arsenal. It has high amounts of fiber and aids digestion. It also lowers your bad cholesterol while increasing the good cholesterol in your system and is therefore very good for your cardiovascular health.

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Bajra Dhokli (Winter Treat)

Bajra is considered superfoods because it is additionally rich in Vitamin B, Protein, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus. Bajra is said to be a miracle millet with iron content which 8 times higher than that present in rice.

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Bajra Flour Pakora / Cutlet (Winter Treat) Recipe

Pearl Millet is very powerful in controlling diabetes. Because of its high fibre content, it tends to digest slowly and release glucose at a slower rate as compared to other foods. This helps in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels for a long period of time.

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Bajra Dates Ladoo Recipe

Bajra and dates both are must have in winter time. Both provides warmth to the Body. Dates are a good source of fibre, iron, calcium, vitamins and magnesium.

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Bajra Khichdi Recipe

Pearl Millet or Bajra is a miracle millet with iron content which 8 times higher than that present in rice.Other facts about pearl millet nutrition are that it is also rich in protein, fibre, and minerals such as calcium and magnesium.

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Bajra Methi Thepla Recipe

Bajra has high amounts of fiber and aids digestion. It also lowers your bad cholesterol while increasing the good cholesterol in your system and is therefore very good for your cardiovascular health. It is rich in antioxidants and can prevent the occurrence of cancer, particularly breast cancer. It can help prevent asthma.

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