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Samai / Little Millet Gluten Free (500gms)


Little millet (Panicum sumatrense) is a small, nutritious grain native to India which belongs to the millet family. It is a common food crop in many parts of South India known as kutki or saamai. Our unpolished little millet is a gluten-free grain that is strong in protein, and fiber, and low in fat, making it a nutritious alternative to rice and wheat.

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  • 100% Natural Without Additives
  • Healthy And Low in Calories
  • A Source of Protein
  • Suitable For Vegetarian Food
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free


SKU: 8906135070050

Millets are unique among grains in that they are nutritious, gluten-free, non-sticky, and acid-free. Millets should be included in the daily routine of those who are conscious of their health and concerned about what they eat, according to experts. Little Millet (Panicum sumatrense) one of the small millets, is called kutki in Hindi, sava (Marathi), saame (Kannada), samai (Tamil), and samalu (Telugu). Little Millet gluten-free grain is packed with nutrients, including dietary fiber, protein, and vital minerals like iron, calcium, and potassium. Little millet is particularly high in antioxidants, vitamins, and complex carbs, making it an excellent choice for individuals looking for a well-balanced diet.

Little millet is largely grown and consumed in the Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Odisha, and Maharashtra. Little millet has been given a variety of names based on where it is grown in India.

  • In Telugu, little millet is known as Samalu and is a popular ingredient in traditional samalu recipes.
  • Little millet is known as Saame in Karnataka and is used to prepare foods such as saame akki rotti (flattened bread) and saame payasa (pudding). It is also used to prepare the traditional drink saamegundi, which is thought to have various benefits of samai millet.
  • Little millet gets its name as Samai in Tamil Nadu and is a common ingredient in a number of samai recipes.
  • Little millet is known as Chama in Kerala and is used to prepare recipes such as chama puttu (steamed cake) and chama dosa (pancake).
  • Little millet is known as Kutki in Maharashtra and is used to make a range of cuisines and traditional desserts.
  • Little millet is called Suan in Odisha and is used to produce a popular morning dish as well as traditional snacks.

Little Millet Health Benefits

The following are some potential health benefits of little millet:

  • Rich in Nutrients
  • Good for Heart Health
  • little millet for weight loss
  • Improves Digestion
  • Boosts Immunity
  • Good for Diabetics

Little Millet Recipes

Here are some little millet recipes to get you started:

  • Little Millet Dosa 
  • Samai Upma 
  • Saame Payasa
  • Chama Puttu
  • Kutki Khichdi
  • Suan Bhaja

These are just a few of the various little millet recipes available. Little millet is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a number of cuisines, so try new recipes and find your favorites!

Still, thinking about why you should buy little millet online from Native food store? Let us explain to you how we are different from others. 

  • Improving health and preserving nature are our business values.
  • Native food store sources their products directly from farmers who produce with 100% natural methods.
  • Each product goes through different levels of quality checks before it reaches your hand.

We can say more about ourselves, but we would be happy to get positive feedback from you after buying our little millet online, and we deliver all over India.

Allergen Info

This product is processed in a facility that also processes cereals containing gluten, mustard milk product, sesame, peanut, tree nut and soya.

Storage Advice

Keep in a cool, dark, and dry place. After opening, transfer the contents to an airtight container.

Weight 0.5 kg


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