Little Millet Cookies

Little millet scientific name is Panicum sumatrense, It family name is Poaceae.It can withstand both drought and waterlogging. It can be cultivated up to 2000 m above sea level. It is an annual herbaceous plant, which grows straight or with folded blades to a height of 30 cm to 1 m. The leaves are linear, with the sometimes hairy laminae and membranous hairy ligules. The panicles are from 4 to 15 cm in length with 2 to 3.5 mm long awn. The grain is round and smooth, 1.8 to 1.9 mm long.Little Millet is cooked like rice. Sometimes the millet is also milled and baked.

 

The protein content of the grain is 7.7%.  Energy341 Calories (per 100 g),  Protein7.7 g (per 100 g),  Iron9.3 mg (per 100 g),  Calcium17 mg (per 100 g),  Fat4.7 g (per 100 g).

 

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