Proso-millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) is an underutilized crop which is highly nutritious cereal grain used for human consumption, bird seed, and/or ethanol production. Grains of proso Millet are a rich source of vitamins (niacin, B-complex vitamins, and folic acid), minerals (PCa, Zn, Fe) and essential amino acids (methionine and cysteine), starch, and phenolic compounds like antioxidants and Beta-glucan. Seeds also contain components with healing benefits, which decrease the level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in blood and injury to the liver and high lecithin content which supports the neural health system.

Proso Millet Nutrient per 100g

Nutrient per 100g
Energy (Kcal) 309
Protein 8.30g
Carbohydrate 65.90g
Crude Fibre 9.00mg
Calcium 27.00mg
Iron 0.50mg

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