How To Make Millet Poridge With Pearl Millet

Millet porridge from the pearl millet is one of the healthiest meals known to man. Millet is a powerhouse of nutrients. It is rich in dietary fibre, vitamin B, calcium, magnesium and iron. it is gluten-free and has a low glycemic index.

Like many mums, the mornings are usually the most crazy time for me, trying to get everyone sorted for a new day. One of the main things is ensuring everyone eats well to have them off to a great start of the day

Making a porridge is one of my favourite go-to meals. And I love varying the time of porridge so I never get bored or stuck with the same kind of food everyday.

The millet porridge is a recent introduction to my mornings and wonders why it took me this long to add this amazing grain to my family's meals.

The pearl millet is popular in Northern Nigeria. And I am familiar with it more as a dumbling that is served with miyan Kuka, a popular vegetable sauce from Northern Nigeria. The millet porridge is also popular in Northern Nigeria where it has been a breakfast meal for centuries.

Why Eat Millet Porridge?

Millet is very healthy carbohydrate with low glycemic index, it is gluten-free as it is mostly untouched from thousands of years ago. Millet is rich in insoluble fibre, contains antioxidants, magnesium, phosphorus and iron. It also helps with digsetion.

How To Make Millet Porridge


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