Thinai | Foxtail Millet

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Thinai/ Foxtail Millet

Foxtail millet is the second most produced millet after pearl millet and is an important food for human consumption in China, India, Korea, Japan, and Nepal.

Foxtail millet grain is a rich source of nutrients and vitamins. Its grains outstrip rice and similar cereals with high content of minerals such as iron, zinc and calcium. It has high concentration of non-starchy fibres and hence a very low glycaemic index.

Sambu Naturals brings you pure & chemical free Foxtail Millet(Thinai). The Healthy Food from Heavenly Nature.  Foxtail Millets can be used to prepare everything that one makes with regular rice that is lot of healthy dishes, like Biriyani, Pulav, Bisibele bath, Mixed Vegetable rice, Upma, Kithchadi, Kheer,Foxtail millet Muruku, and even Cookies etc,.

Benefits of Thinai/ Foxtail Millet


Due to the presence of lycine and methionine (amino acids) present in foxtail millets, they help in the formation of collagen which helps in slowing the appearance of wrinkles.

2. Boosts Energy

Thinai is a rich source of phosphorus which is an important mineral for energy production and is an essential component of ATP- an energy store in our body.

3. Fights With Diabetes

Foxtail Millets has a low glycemic index and is a fantastic substitute for food and other grains. It increases the blood sugar levels slowly as energy is produced to perform functional activities.

4. Boost Brain Development And IQ

Iron is directly associated with brain functions. It supplies oxygen to the brain as it uses 20% of the brain oxygen. The sufficient amount of blood received by the brain helps to promote cognitive functions and prevents Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

5. Aids Digestion

It also contains prebiotic which helps to increase the good bacteria in our gut system and aids digestion.

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