Little Millet/Saamai


Little Millets are gluten-free, non-acid-forming, and a perfect addition to the diet of people who do yoga, workouts, cardio, etc


  • Antioxidants are abundant in this food. 
  • Little millet is a low-glycemic-index food that is also high in dietary fibre. Since glucose takes long time to enter the bloodstream, blood sugar levels remain stable. 
  • Magnesium is abundant in little millet, which aids in heart health. It is also high in niacin, which aids in cholesterol reduction. 
  • It also aids in the detoxification of the body. 
  • Little millet has been used for patients with respiratory conditions such as asthma.



Small millet is a small-seeded annual grass that is commonly grown in India and other Asian countries. It is also known as Saamai in Tamil. It is a resilient crop that farmers frequently raise as a subsistence crop since it can flourish in dry and poor soil.

Health benefits:

  • Little Millet is a fantastic option for those who have celiac disease or gluten intolerance because it is naturally gluten-free.
  • It has a low glycemic index, which indicates it may be good for diabetics because it can help control blood sugar levels.
  • It is a good source of vital minerals such protein, iron, calcium, and magnesium.
  • It is a low-fat grain that can aid in weight control by increasing satiety and lowering caloric intake.
  • Magnesium, which helps lower blood pressure and lower the risk of heart disease,


Pongal is a popular South Indian dish that is made by cooking little millet with moong dal, ginger, and other spices.

Little millet and urad dal should be soaked before being combined to make a smooth batter. Dosas that are thin and crispy are cooked on a griddle.

Cooked little millet can be mixed with chopped vegetables like tomatoes, cucumber, and onions, along with some lemon juice and olive oil to make a healthy and filling salad.

Watch Recipe Video

Little/ Saamai Millet Kichadi

Weight N/A

500gm, 1kg