Foxtail millets (Korralu), Browntop Millets (Andu korralu), Little millets (Samalu), Kodo millets (Arikalu) and Barnyard millets (Oodalu) are the 5 Siridhanyaalu (Millets) as prescribed by Dr Khadar Vali which are part of his healthy diet plan.
Foxtail millets (Korralu):
Rich in dietary fibre. Rich in iron and copper. Reduces bad cholesterol. Strengthens immune system.
Browntop Millets (Andu korralu):
Alkaline in nature. Easy to digest. Hydrates the body. Acts as prebiotic feeding microflora. Magnesium reduces the effect of heart attacks. Prevents cardio-vascular disease. Gluten free and non-allergenic. High in protein content.
Little Millets (Samalu):
Rich source of B-vitamins, minerals like calcium, iron, zinc, and potassium. Helps in weight loss. Ideal part of Pongal or even Kheer
Kodo Millets (Arikalu):
Easy to digest. Rich in phyto-chemicals and antioxidants. Prevents occurrence of lifestyle diseases. Reduces knee and joint pains. Helps regularize menstruation in women.
Barnyard Millets (Oodalu):
Ideal for weight loss. Rich fibre helps maintain satiety. Rich source of calcium and phosphorus. Good antioxidant profile.