CULTIVATION: Little millet (siriya thinai or samai) in Tamil, Malayalam(Chama), Telugu (Saama), Hindi (Kutki) and Kannada( Saame) is a traditional crop grown all over India.
NUTRITIONAL FACTS : Little millet is rich in protein and vitamin but low in fats.
HEALTH BENEFITS: Little millet is rich in phosphorus and iron which help to build strong bones and teeth and proper posture.
HOW TO COOK: Little millet has to be soaked for some time before cooking. It can be cooked in boiling water or milk to a porridge consistency and sweetened with sugar or jaggery powder which is suitable for adults and toddlers.