|Botanical Name :||Pennisetum glaucum|
|English Name :||Pearl Millet|
|Hindi Name :||Bajra|
|Family Name :||Poaceae|
India is the largest producer of this crop, both in terms of area (9.1 m ha) and production (7.3 m t). Major pearl millet growing States are: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil nadu, Andhra Pradesh.
Pearl millet originated in central tropical regions of Africa and is widely distributed in the drier tropics and India.
Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) (BAJRA) is the most widely grown type of millet. It has been grown in Africa and the Indian subcontinent since prehistoric times. Pearl millet is a summer annual crop well-suited for double cropping and rotations. India is the largest producer of pearl millet and Rajasthan is the highest-producing state in India.
To add a crunchy texture and to bring variety to the baked foods, dry millet flour is added to biscuits and breads. Traditionally, it is used as porridge or in the gruel form. Bakery products like cakes, muffins, cookies and biscuits are enhanced with Pearl millet flour. Sprouted pearl millet can be used in salads and sandwiches.
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