Also known udhala, oodhalu, kuthiraivally, shyama and khira.
- Good source of highly digestible protein with the least calories among all cereals. Its consumption makes you feel light and energetic.
- The high amount of soluble and insoluble fibre that helps in preventing digestive troubles such as constipation and bloating
- Low carbohydrate content & low glycemic index makes it recommended food for those suffering from diabetes
- Gluten-free makes it suitable for those suffering from celiac diseases. Its high iron content makes it a good source of iron for vegetarians