Millets are small-seeded grasses that flourish in difficult growing conditions. The grain resembles small yellow beads, and has a mildly sweet, nutty flavour.
Rinse 1 cup grain. Add 2 cups boiling water in a pot and cover. Reduce to simmer and cook for 45 minutes or until millet is tender and liquid has been absorbed. Millet can also be cooked in a rice cooker. For a creamy porridge, stir frequently, adding extra water. Try toasting the grain before cooking for a nuttier flavour.
NUTRITION FACTS PER 100 G AMOUNT % DAILY VALUE Calories 360 – Fat 4 g 6% Saturated 0 g 0% +Trans 0 g % Cholesterol 0 mg – Sodium 0 mg 0% Carbohydrate 72 g 24% Fibre 8 g 32% Sugars 0 g – Protein 12 g – Vitamin A – 0% Vitamin C – 0% Calcium – 0% Iron – 15%
- When stored in a cool (preferably less than 60˚F) and dry location (less than 65% humidity), shelf life is approximately 1 year.