Koda millet is a highly drought resistance crop. It is the coarsest of all food grains. The koda millet, also known as cow grass, rice grass, ditch millet, Native Paspalum, or Indian Crown Grass originates in tropical Africa, and it is estimated to have been domesticated in India 3000 years ago. The grain is covered with a horny seed coat which should be removed before cooking. The grain contains 8.3 per cent protein, 1.4 per cent fat, 65.6 per cent carbohydrates and 2.9 per cent ash. The grain is recommended as a substitute for rice to patients suffering from diabetes disease.
Koda millet is known to be anti-diabetic millet.
It is loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols.
It is rich in fibre that helps you to lose weight.
It helps to prevent the cholesterol level in the body.