Saamai – Little millet


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Little millet was domesticated in the Eastern Ghats of India occupying a major portion of diet amongst the tribal people. Little millet appears related to proso but is generally shorter, has smaller panicles and seeds, and is grown on a limited scale voluntarily or with minimum care on poor lands. Little millet matures quickly and withstands both drought and water logging less genetic diversity occurs in the world collections of this species than appears among the other species and the grains are similar to that of rice. Perhaps very little of this species is grown outside of India. Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri is grown in Tamilnadu. Little millet is also known as Sama. The crop is ready for harvest in 65 – 75 days after sowing. Yield: Grain 12-15 q/ha and 20-25 quintals of straw per hectare.


  1. Little millets play an important role in self defense and immune system
  2. Maintaining strong health and is a very good source of energy
  3. High Fibre contents in them helps in keeping Body Weight in check
  4. The high inclusion of dietary fibers in these little wonders also makes us feel full with a little portion.
  5. Rich in Potent Antioxidants
  6. It helps treat diabetes
  7. Helps lower cholesterol
  8. Little millet is known to treat respiratory condition like Asthma.


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  • Millets are traditional gluten free whole grains and they contain high amounts of minerals, vitamins, proteins, fibre, antioxidants and other nutrients.
  • The high fibre content makes millets low in glycemic index which make them preferred foods for diabetics
  • Little millet is a nutritional powerhouse of good source of protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, zinc and magnesium.
  • Millets belong to the grain family, the oldest form of human food, unpolished millets rich in fiber.
  • Little Millet are white grained cereal. This pack contains the original Little Millet cultivated in India.
  • Millets are minimally processed. Only the hard outer husk is removed without losing the bran, so the goodness of the bran & nutrients stay intact. After the collection of fresh millets, they are de-stoned to remove stones, dust and impurities.
  • Little Millets are gluten-free, non-acid-forming, and a perfect addition to the diet of people who do yoga, workouts, cardio, etc. Little millet is a nutritional powerhouse of good source of protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, zinc and magnesium.
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1 Kg

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