Organic Millet is a type of grain everyone will love. It’s rich in nutrients, not so high in calories, and very tasty. Organic millet seed has been cultivated for over 10 000 years and remains one of the most important crops on the planet. Resilient to harsh weather, Millet feeds millions of people. It’s also used as animal feed and for producing many alcoholic beverages. The leading producers (and consumers) of Millet are Africa, India, Middle East, and China. This fantastic grain is only gaining popularity in America. But considering how good it is, many people are sure to fall in love with it. Food To Live Organic Millet is 100% toxin and GMO-free. This bulk pack will allow you to try different sweet and savory millet dishes.Organic Millet Benefits and Nutrition
Millet seed benefits are the same as any whole grain, but even better. This type of grain is lower in calories and fats. It’s also easier to cook and doesn’t contain gluten. Nutrition-wise, organic millet grain gives you notable amounts of B vitamins, Manganese, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc. You also get a little bit of calcium and selenium. Add to this the fact that a cup of cooked organic millet seed contains 2.3 grams fiber and 6.1 grams of protein. All that only in 207 calories. As you can see, organic Millet is excellent for vegans, bodybuilders, athletes, and virtually everyone who wants to maintain a healthy diet. It also fits well into weight-management plans because Millet is filling and contains antioxidants so that you can enjoy a serving of this grain while on detox.How to Cook Organic Millet Grain
Cooking organic millet grain can be tricky, but it shouldn’t take you more than 30 minutes. You don’t have to pre-soak or even wash it beforehand. Instructions:
- Toast 1 cup of organic millet seeds in a saucepan for 5 minutes.
- Add 2 cups of water and ¼ teaspoon salt.
- Bring to a boil and stir carefully. Reduce heat to the minimum.
- Add two tablespoons butter and stir again before covering the pan.
- Open and stir occasionally, but be very gentle and don’t do this often as you’ll break tender seeds.
- Let organic millet simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and leave for 10 minutes more. Do not open during this time.
Fluff up your millet with a fork and add more salt if needed. Serve this grain warm as it tastes best fresh. You can use organic millet seed as a substitute for any grain. It tastes great in baked goods and makes them more crunchy. Don’t forget; You can even add Millet to soups. Be sure to try some sweet organic millet cereal in the morning. Add 3 cups of water when cooking to make it creamier and better suited for such recipes.Millet Storage Tips
Buy Millet in bulk with as the grain will store well in a cool and dry place in an airtight container.Cooking Instructions
- For a fluffy, light millet, you want to use 1 part dried millet to 2 parts water.
- Before adding water to the millet, toast it over medium heat for a few minutes until fragrant.
- Once toasted, add the water and a healthy pinch of salt.
- Bring the water to a boil and then reduce the heat and cover the pot.
- The millet will need to bubble away for 15 to 17 minutes, or until all the water has been absorbed.
- Don’t open the lid during the cooking process or else you’ll let the steam escape!