Types of Millets and Regional Names of Millets

Types of Millets and Regional Names of Millets

Types of Millets

The world of millets is quite confusing than ever before after getting introduced to it. I was under notion millets is a grain like rice. But was surprised to find its not so. Millets are a group of grains, which technically falls under category of small grains (sirudhanya regional name).

Below are the major millet varieties common in use. All these grains are broadly mentioned as millet. Few grains looks similar but they are different taste and nutrition. Absence of sugar and gluten free are the most important common aspect between these grains. Cooking millets are similar to cooking rice but for newbies need some trial and error to master the art of making tasty millet recipes.

• Barnyard Millet
• Finger Millet
• Foxtail Millet
• Kodo Millet
• Little Millet
• Pearl Millet
• Proso Millet
• Sorghum

What is Millets in Tamil

English Tamil
 Barnyard Millet  Kuthiravaali
 Finger Millet  Kelvargu
 Foxtail Millet  Thenai
 Kodo Millet  Varagu
 Little Millet  Samai
 Pearl Millet  Kambu
 Proso Millet  Panivaragu
 Sorghum  Cholam

What is Millets in Hindi

English Hindi
 Barnyard Millet  Jhangora
 Finger Millet  Mandua
 Foxtail Millet  Kangni
 Kodo Millet  Kodra
 Little Millet  Kutki
 Pearl Millet  Bajra
 Proso Millet  Barri
 Sorghum Millet
 Jowar

What is Millets in Telugu

English Telugu
 Barnyard Millet  Odalu
 Finger Millet  Ragulu
 Foxtail Millet  Korra
 Kodo Millet  Arikelu
 Little Millet  Sama
 Pearl Millet  Gantilu
 Proso Millet  Varigulu
 Sorghum Millet  Jonna

What is Millets in Kannada

English  Kanada
 Barnyard Millet  Barnyard
 Finger Millet  Ragi
 Foxtail Millet  Navane
 Kodo Millet  Harka
 Little Millet  Same
 Pearl Millet  Sajje
 Proso Millet  Baragu
 Sorghum  Jola

 

English  Malayalam
 Barnyard Millet  Kuthiravaali
 Finger Millet  Koovarugu
 Foxtail Millet  Thina
 Kodo Millet  Varagu
 Little Millet  Chama
 Pearl Millet  Kambu
 Proso Millet  Panivaragu
 Sorghum  Cholum