Millet Kodo Flakes/ Varagu Avul - For an All-in-One Wellness Diet
Ever heard the saying ‘Eat breakfast like a king; lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper? Well, what does it imply? Your breakfasts are the most important meal of the day. So shouldn’t it be the most healthy and nutritious one? Of course, there are no two ways about it! You hear the word ‘breakfast’ and aval or poha or flakes will probably come running into your mind. But with so many varieties of aval/flakes available in the market, which is the best one? That’s what we are here to tell you!
Millets need no introduction. They are ‘superfoods’ rich in every kind of nutrient one can think of. So what if we had flakes made out of millets, especially a particular type called the Kodo millet, which is known for its superior health benefits? Amazing, right? Introducing the all-new easy-to-make Millet Kodo Flakes or Varagu Aval, the smartest food option for you!
|Product Name:||Millet Flakes | Varagu Avul|
|GST / Tax:||59.00 (Price Inclusive of all Taxes)|
|Specialty:||No Preservatives, No Genetic Engineering|
|Place of Origin:||Madurai, TamilNadu - India|
|Storage Instructions:||Store in a cool & dry place|
|Item Package Quantity:||175 Gm|
|Certification:||FSSAI No 12419012000177|
|Serving Recommendation:||Suitable for Cooking|
|Package Information:||Wrapped in Carton Box with Zero Breakage|
|Maximum Shelf Life:||6 Months|
About Millet Kodo Flakes
Do you know what is unique about this particular type of millet? India is a country where we give a lot of importance to fasting or upvas. This could be due to religious reasons or otherwise. Nevertheless, Kodo millet is considered to be the most popular preference as fasting food. More reason to consider Kodo Millet Flakes.
Like all millets, Kodo millets are also highly adaptable crops. They can grow in the most extreme conditions and give an amazing output within a limited time so much so that from 1 hectare of land, you can get about 450-900 kg of grains. Now we know what to do if we have even a little bit of land available. Grow Kodo, right?
|Scientific Name:||Paspalum scrobiculatum|
|In English:||Kodo millet flakes|
|In Tamil:||Varagu aval flakes|
|In Malayalam:||Koovaragu flakes|
|In Telugu:||Artikel/ arika flakes|
|In Kannada:||Harka flakes|
|In Hindi:||Koden/ kodra ke flakes|
|In Konkani:||Varai flakes|
|In Marathi:||Kodra flakes|
Nutritional Value of Kodo Millet Flakes
Why do we eat food? Do you think it is a weird question to ask? Well, it is not and I’ll tell you why. The basic purpose of food is to keep the body going and keep us alive. But this is possible only if we eat the right kind of food in the right quantities. So do you really know what is inside the food that you eat? Let’s take a look at what Kodo Millet Flakes has to offer us.
Did you know that 100 g of Kodo Millet offers 353 kcal energy? Energy or carbs are highly important for our daily bodily functions. Now you know a fantastic source of energy, don’t you? But we need more details. So let’s jump in. That’s an impressive healthy list, I would say. What do you think?
Health Benefits of Kodo Millet
Why do you think Millets are called ‘superfoods’ and why are they making a come-back? Here, we’ll see the many benefits of consuming Kodo millet and why it should be part of your diet if it isn’t already!
1. Helps Reduce Weight
Obesity and weight issues are not alien to us. At some point or the other, we have all been there trying to fit into an old pair of jeans. Kodo Millet, being highly fibrous keeps your tummy filling at all times hence reducing food cravings.
2. For a Healthy Tummy
Have tummy trouble? It can be constipation, diarrhea, or just about any stomach issue. Kodo Millet is at your rescue. This millet helps keep our colons hydrated at all times.
3. Antioxidative Nature
Do you know what polyphenols are? Well, don’t be scared of the word. They are just compounds that keep our bodies from aging, diseases like cancer, oxidative stress, etc. And our hero Kodo millets are rich in them.
4. Keeps Cholesterol at Bay
Do you suffer from cholesterol or hypertension issues or does anyone you know suffer from the same? Kodo millet is the best gift that you can give someone suffering from cholesterol. Studies have shown that women who consume Kodo millets have fewer chances of contracting cardiovascular diseases.
Are you gluten intolerant? Well, Kodo Millet is a perfect choice for you because it has 0% gluten, unlike rice and wheat. If there is any time to make a switch before getting too sick, it is right NOW!
Kodo Millet Flake Recipe
Ditch your traditional poha/aval/flakes recipe and let’s make some mouth-watering recipes with the all-new Millet Kodo Flakes. The interesting thing about these millet flakes is that they can be used to make smoothies as well and not just solid food. Let’s see one such recipe.
1 cup water
¼ cup Kodo Millet Flakes
8-10 cashew nuts (or any nut of your choice like peanuts, walnuts, etc)
Flax seeds (optional)
Chia seeds (optional)
½ tsp cinnamon powder
1 piece of dates
1 ripe banana (or any seasonal fruit of your choice)
Mix all the above ingredients in a blender to form a thick delicious smoothie mix. Pour it into a glass and top it with chopped nuts. Viola! Your breakfast smoothie is ready in no time. This is one of the best recipes for weight loss. So if you are in a weight loss program, make sure to add this wonderful smoothie into your morning diet. You’ll see wonders!
Fact: The nuts are used as they act as a source of healthy fat and hence should be added without fail.
Also, instead of one, you can use a combination of fruits for the recipe to make it thicker and creamier.
Where to Buy Kodo Millet Flakes
Now that you’ve finally decided to make a change in your lifestyle by choosing Millet Kodo Flakes, it is important to buy the right product to avail the best benefits.
At Standard Cold Pressed Oil, we believe in delivering the best quality products at the most affordable prices. To grab your packs of Millet Kodo Flakes, click the link here.
Hurry! Before it’s too late!