In rural India most people use bajra regularly for cooking. Bajra is rich protein, fiber, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. Due to its rich composition of minerals and proteins, bajra has many health benefits.
Barnyard millet is very healthy and is good for diabetic patients and has lowest carbohydrate content and energy value from among the other millets. It also helps to accelerate weight loss. Barnyard millet is rich sources of bone-building minerals calcium and phosphorus.