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Foxtail (Thinai) Millet - 500 gms (1.1 lbs)

Foxtail (Thinai) Millet - 500 gms (1.1 lbs)

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Foxtail (Thinai) Millet is a gluten-free ancient grain widely used in Indian cuisine. It is packed with essential nutrients such as protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Incorporating Thinai millet into your diet can promote better digestion, weight management, and overall heart health. It is also known to regulate blood sugar levels and boost immunity. Enjoyed for its nutty flavor and versatile nature, Foxtail Millet is a wholesome addition to your meals, offering both culinary delight and numerous health benefits.

Health Benefits:

  • Rich in Nutrients: Whole Foxtail Millet is a powerhouse of essential nutrients including protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It provides a nourishing boost to your diet.
  • Gluten-Free: Ideal for individuals with gluten sensitivities, Thinai is naturally gluten-free, making it a versatile option for various dietary preferences.
  • Low Glycemic Index: Thinai has a low glycemic index, which helps in regulating blood sugar levels and managing diabetes effectively.
  • Heart-Healthy: Its high fiber content promotes heart health by reducing cholesterol levels and lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Supports Weight Management: Incorporating Whole Foxtail Millet into your diet can aid in weight management as it keeps you feeling full for longer periods, curbing unnecessary cravings.

How to Consume in Indian Cuisine:

  • Thinai Upma: Prepare a savory upma by sautéing Whole Foxtail Millet with spices, vegetables, and nuts for a nutritious breakfast or snack.
  • Thinai Pongal: Replace rice with Thinai to make a delicious and healthy version of the traditional South Indian dish, Pongal.
  • Thinai Idli/Dosa: Blend soaked Whole Foxtail Millet to make a batter, ferment it, and then prepare fluffy idlis or crispy dosas for a wholesome meal.

How to Consume in International Cuisine:

  • Thinai Salad: Toss cooked Whole Foxtail Millet with fresh vegetables, herbs, and a tangy dressing for a nutritious and satisfying salad.
  • Thinai Pilaf: Cook Thinai with aromatic spices, broth, and vegetables to create a flavorful and wholesome pilaf, perfect as a side dish or a main course.
  • Thinai Porridge: Simmer Whole Foxtail Millet with milk or plant-based milk, sweeteners, and spices to make a creamy and comforting porridge, ideal for breakfast or dessert.

Incorporate Whole Foxtail Millet into your culinary repertoire to enjoy its delightful taste and numerous health benefits, both in traditional Indian dishes and innovative international creations. Elevate your meals with this versatile and nutritious ancient grain!

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Are the products made in a FDA registered facility?

Yes, all of our products are made in a FDA registered facility.

What type of bottles are used for packaging? Are they BPA free?

Virtually unbreakable light, durable, easy grip, easy pouring bottles, BPA free, PET plastic clear bottles. FDA compliant.

Can you reuse deep frying oil?

Feel free to reuse all deep frying oils at least once with appropriate filtering. Depending on your experience of handling deep frying oils, you may decide for reuse that saves you a lot.

Do you have a local store pickup/delivery?

We are an online retail store selling across US and does not have an outlet. Per the regulatory guidelines all the products produced can only be shipped to customers directly and do offer FREE local pickup in Nashville TN only.

Are your products available in any of the store chains?

No, we sell all products online direct to customer after their order is placed, ensuring minimal transit time