Little Millet (Panicum miliare) is one among the minor millets grown to a limited extent all over India up to altitudes of 2100 m. It is a relative of Proso Millet but the seeds of little millet are much smaller than Proso Millet with their low carbohydrate content, slow digestibility and low water-soluble gum content, The complex carbohydrates, phenolic compounds, antioxidant content present in them helps to prevent metabolic disorders like diabetes, cancer, obesity etc.

Little Millet Nutrient per 100g

Nutrient per 100g
Energy (Kcal) 314
Protein 10.13g
Carbohydrate 65.55g
Crude Fibre 7.72mg
Calcium 32.00mg
Iron 1.30mg

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