Organic hulled millet is a versatile, easily digested, and tasty gluten free grain. Millet has a very mild neutral flavor that, which means it will take on whatever seasonings you use. It is a popular grain in Africa, China & India where it is often used to make flatbreads. Millet can also be used as a side dish or a hot cereal or porridge. Millet can also be added to soups, stews, and salads. It is also commonly used by people on low protein diets.
Millet is rich in B vitamins (niacin, B6 and folic acid), calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and zinc. It is believed to not feed pathogenic yeast (candida), and is known to act as a prebiotic to feed important microflora in your intestines. It is also believed to help boost serotonin levels.
Add ½ cup of millet to 1½ cups of water or stock, bring to the boil then cover and simmer for 25 minutes. For a creamier consistency, stir it frequently while cooking adding a little water every few minutes. To enhance millet's flavor, lightly roast the millet in a dry saucepan over medium heat until the millet is golden in colour prior to cooking as above.