Hindi: Kangni; Tamil: Kavalai; Telugu: Korralu; Kannada: Navane; Malayalam: Thina
Foxtail millet, Setaria italica, originated in China. It is the second largest grown species of millet. This annual grain makes the efficient use of water to grow and is best suited for growing in dry climate. Alike kodo millet and little millet, foxtail millet also has a hard husk covering which is removed either by pounding manually or by using a grinding mill. Foxtail millet has low glycemic index which makes it suitable for diabetics and is rich in vitamins and minerals. Because of this reason, people have been buying foxtail millet online. It reduces bad cholesterol; increases good cholesterol and thus reduces the risk of heart disease. It is gluten-free and is rich in dietary fibre. You can avail foxtail millet in Bangalore.