The desire to eat healthier has increased among people in recent years. A collection of small-seeded grasses that have been farmed for thousands of years and are a mainstay in many areas of the world, millet is one of the leading lights of this movement. The extraordinary nutritious benefits and adaptability of millet in the kitchen are well recognized. However, when it comes to millet-based recipes, we often have limited options. You can check out the book Millet Mania – Easy Home Made Recipes by pioneer chef Ankit Gaurav for the most amazing recipes based on millets.
This book on MIRACLE GRAINS has been developed keeping in mind the need of highlighting the benefits of millets and their uses in kitchens. It gives an insight into various types of millets, their health benefits and their use in modern cooking. This book helps common man to understand millet cooking techniques and clears the myths about millet.
Millets are one of the oldest small-seeded grass, widely grown by India, China, Mali, and Nigeria. India is the largest grower of millets, especially Sorghum and Pearl millets.
Research reveals that Millet has been consumed by humans for about 6000 years and potentially had a pivotal role in the rise of multi-crop agriculture. Millets can grow in rain-fed, as well as in dry or hot regiaminoons. It has a low requirement of water and fertility when compared to other popular cereals. It is high in fiber, rich in essential acids, vitamins, and minerals, naturally gluten-free, alkaline, non-allergic, and easily digestible.
With climate change, millet is turning out to be one of the most important grains for the whole world. Being a rain-fed crop, millets put minimal stress on our delicate, already overloaded water system. They can survive on soil where rice and wheat cannot grow. They can grow well without fertilizers and other soil-enhancing chemicals in slightly saline and acidic soil. Also, millets are not susceptible to pests and do not need the spraying of pesticides. Millets strengthen food security since they are less likely to fail than other cereal crops.
Millets have low glycemic index and its nature doesn’t cause the huge spike in blood sugar that is caused by eating other polished rice or cereals. People have found enormous health benefits, especially in controlling weight, cholesterol and diabetes, by switching from rice and wheat diet to a millet- based diet.
Millets are anti-acidic, gluten free, and detoxify the body. It contains vitamin B3 that helps to lower cholesterol, prevents breast cancer, and helps to prevent type 2 diabetes. It is effective in reducing blood pressure and heart diseases, and acts as treating respiratory conditions such as asthma. It lowers the risk of kidney, liver and boosts the immune system. Continued consumption eliminates problems like constipation, excess gas, bloating and cramping.
Millets are a nutritional powerhouse that has many advantages for your health. They can be a great addition to your kitchen whether you’re trying to control your weight, enhance heart health, and digestion, or just enjoy a variety of healthful dishes. You may take advantage of millets’ high nutritious value and enjoy their rich flavor with Millet Mania Easy Homemade Millet Based Recipes by Chef Ankit Gaurav. This book is dedicated to all home chefs who always look for new ways to recreate healthy food into tasty and innovative healthy food in modern styles. This book will be a guide for health-conscious people who have an interest in cooking and looking for healthier lifestyle foods without compromising the amazing taste.