Millet is a gluten free, low allergenic and easily digestible grain that is a staple in Africa. Raw millet looks like birdseed, but cooks up light and fluffy and has a mild taste that combines well with herbs, beans and vegetables.
Millet is a versatile grain that works as a hot breakfast cereal, cold salad or warm side dish. Millet also makes an excellent stuffing base for squash and peppers.
Millet is a good source of fiber, copper, magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorous and vitamin B3. Once cup of cooked millet contains approximately 200 calories.