Foxtail millet known as thinai in Tamil,Kangni/Rala in Hindi,Navane in Kannada,Korra in telugu & thina in Malayalam is first of millet varities that was used in ancient days.Foxtail millet is high in carbohydrates.It is rich in dietry fiber and minerals such as copper & iron.It helps us to keep our body strong & immune.It helps to control blood sugar & cholesteral levels.
Foxtail millets are available in the form of rice, semolina (like rava) or as flour. As with other millets, foxtail millet is rich in smart carbohydrates, the kind which doesn’t increase the blood sugar levels immediately. It is rich in dietary fibre, and minerals like iron and copper. Due to this, it helps to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol and keeps the immune system strong.