Gluten free with a low glycemic index it is good for those wanting to control their sugar intake.
Pearl Millet is available in the US in health food stores. While the pearl millet I have seen in India is pale greenish brown like the picture above the ones I purchased here in the US is mostly yellowish color.
Update: Thanks to a friend on FB realize this is not kambu but thinai.
Pearl Millet can be cooked like we do rice - Kambu Saatham or they can be used make dosai or paniyaaram.
In the Kongu region of Tamil Nadu, pearl millet was a staple before rice became cheap and popular. India is largest producer of pearl millet and can grow even in drought prone areas.
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