(Cenchrus americanus, commonly known as the
Bajra in Hindi,
Sajje in Kannada,
Kambu in Tamil,
Bajeer in Kumaoni
Gero in Hausa
This supergrain is gluten free, rich in essential minerals and vitamins, and is also loaded with insoluble fibre which helps in digestion. The numerous nutrients present ensure numerous health benefits, including weight loss, and with its phytic acid, controls cholesterol. Rich in protein, phosphorus and fibre, these organic pearl millets are also great for boosting the body’s immunity system.
Bajra is used as main component of regular diet in many parts of India.