In India, Kodo Millet (Paspalum scrobiculatum) grown mostly in the Deccan region and the cultivation extends to the foothills of Himalayas. Kodo millet is rich in dietary fiber and minerals like iron, antioxidant. The phosphorus content in kodo millet is lower than any other millet and its antioxidant potential is much igher than any other mi et and major cereals Higher amount of antioxidants helps against oxidative stress and maintain glucose concentrations in type-2 diabetes. Kodo millet is useful in curing asthma, migraine, blood pressure, heart attack and atherosclerosis, diabetic heart disease and for postmenopausal in females.

Kodo Millet Nutrient per 100g

Nutrient per 100g
Energy (Kcal) 302
Protein 8.03 g
Carbohydrate 69.9 g
Crude Fibre 8.5 mg
Calcium 22.0mg
Iron 9.9mg

Source: Nutritive value of Indian food, NIN, ICMR 2018