Showing posts from February 1, 2016


Sorghum/Jowar/Bajra is referred as one of the staple food of the Villagers of Tamilnadu from very old  times onwards. Nowadays they omitted this wonderful grain and consume rice. The awareness  about the nutritional values and medicinal benefits begins now.
Sorghum is known as  cholam in Tamil.
The benefit accrues from the presence of high protein, higher content of calcium, considerable amount of iron content and high fibers. The antioxidants present in Sorghum are known by the name of polyphenolic compounds.

the latest researches reveal that it has cardiac benefits. It lowers blood cholesterol levels. Sorghum is a gluten-free nature.

The superiority of this grain is not just from the point of view of well-being but also from the environmental perspective. The drought resistant nature of this grain along with its ability to produce a good yield with limited water supply.
Sorghum does not contain gluten, which also happens to be the component responsible for the viscosity and elasticity of…