Bhopal. The representatives of the country and abroad who came to Bhopal to participate in the Think-20 program of G-20 liked the diet dishes made of coarse grains. Pt. Khushilal Vaidya Mahavidyalaya and Ayurveda Institute of AYUSH Department of Bhopal had set up a stall for two days at the Kushabhau Thackeray Convention Center. The guests at G-20 relished the variety of Millets Ragi, Kodo, Kutki, Bajra, Cheena, Jowar dishes.
Stall in-charge Dr. Charu Bansal said that various dishes of coarse grains (millets) Ragi, Kodo, Kutki, Bajra, Cheena, Jowar were presented. The dishes were presented in the form of an Ayurveda thali. These recipes include Bajra Laddu, Kodo Kheer, Continental Salad of Barley, Barley, Jowar, Millet (Multigrain) Porridge, Ragi Rice, Sava Veg Pulao, Bajra Tikki and 7 types of coarse grains Barley, Sava, Kodo, Ragi, Maize, Jowar, millet bread, bathua ka saag, coconut water, bathua buttermilk, green gram chaat, different types of chutneys and ginger, turmeric, gooseberry pickle, ragi, asparagus biscuits, bajra, jowar, linseed biscuits And sweets of dates and dry fruits made without sugar and jaggery and syrup of hibiscus flowers were kept. All the dishes were liked by the foreign guests and guests from different parts of India.
All coarse grains are very beneficial for health, many important minerals like iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, selenium are found in large quantities in them. Also, there is a good amount of fiber in them. These have low glycemic index. The use of these millets prevents diabetes, blood pressure, obesity and cancer. Along with this, the lack of blood in the body also goes away. The diet of coarse grains also helps a lot in removing malnutrition among children and women. The United Nations has declared the year 2023 as the ‘International Millet Year’. This resolution has been supported by more than 70 countries around the world.