Pearl Millet

Pearl Millet

Also Known as: Bajra, Kambu

Original price was: ₹150.00.Current price is: ₹99.00.

Weight: 1 Kg

In stock


  • Rich in Nutrients: Kambu is a good source of essential nutrients, including carbohydrates, proteins, dietary fiber, and micronutrients like iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.
  • Gluten-Free: Like other millets, Kambu is naturally gluten-free, making it a suitable grain for individuals with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.
  • High in Fiber: Kambu is high in dietary fiber, which aids digestion, helps in maintaining a healthy weight, and supports heart health.
  • Rich in Antioxidants: It contains antioxidants, which can help protect the body from oxidative stress and various chronic diseases.
  • Good for Bone Health: Kambu is a good source of phosphorus, which plays a crucial role in maintaining bone health and strength.

HOW TO USEPearl Millet

Soaking Time: 4-6 hours

Open Pot Method:

  • 1 cup kambu:2.5 cups water.
  • With lid ,Without whistle medium/high flame.
  • Once steam starts, put the weight on.
  • Low flame15-20 minutes.
  • 1 Whistle

Pressure Cooker Method:

  • 1 cup kambu:3.5 cups water.
  • Boil water in high Flame.
  • Add kambu
  • Close the Lid.
  • Low flame 20-25 minutes

The term “Kambu” has its roots in the Dravidian languages, which are a language family spoken predominantly in southern India, Sri Lanka, and parts of Southeast Asia. Many food items, especially grains and cereals, have unique names in different regional languages, and “Kambu” is the term used for Pearl Millet in Tamil.

Kambu, also known as Pearl Millet, is a nutritious cereal grain that is widely grown in the arid and semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia. It has been cultivated for centuries and is a staple food in many countries due to its hardiness and ability to grow in harsh conditions. Kambu is valued for its various health benefits and is a significant part of the traditional diet in several regions.