Are you looking for a natural fat burner which will make you build a perfect physique? A snack that will maintain your blood sugar levels and cholesterol levels? An appetizer that will make you look vibrant? A quick relieving soup to treat common cold, fever and diarrhoea? Hey there, got the right choice for you which will not make your journey tough anymore! Horse gram is the magical pulse!
Wondering why it gets so much attention? C’mon friends! Gold doesn’t lose its value even as it gets old and is similar in the cases of this magical pulse too!
Millets have been discarded for a long time since it is old but now is receiving a very noticeable comeback among the public. And now we are here to deliver 100% good quality millets to your doorstep at a reasonable price!
1.The Steps Carried Out For The Production Of Millets
Being one of the best millet sellers in Tamilnadu, we are experienced in the sourcing of millets from our vast network of millets cultivation farmers. The hygienically cultivated millets are directly brought from the farmer’s gate and no artificial flavours, preservatives are added. We deliver the millets with high-quality packaging which delivers freshness along with it.
When you need pure quality millet at a reasonable price, there’s no need to look elsewhere. Our Standard Coldpressed Oil team can help you with a bulk order of millets too!
2. Horse gram- Source
Kollu is also called horse gram, ulavalu in Telugu and kulthi in Hindi. This pulse crop is widely cultivated in the south Asian region and grown in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamilnadu.
Horsegram is one of the staple foods of racehorses and meets all the nutritive requirements. The US national academy of sciences has identified horsegram as the potential food source for the future for its amazing medical advantages and drought resistance.
3. Colour, Nature And Taste
The dark brown coloured horse grams are densely packed with vital nutrients and are the most protein-rich legume. Apart from its rich health benefits, it tastes yummy too!
It can be consumed as whole seeds, as sprouts, or a whole meal. Horsegram is indeed a superfood, owing to its immense nutritive values and weight loss benefits.
4. Horse gram- Health Benefits
1. Excellent Choice For Diabetes!
Scientifically, researchers from Indian Institute of chemical technology have stated that unprocessed raw horse gram not only processes anti hyperglycemic properties but also reduces insulin resistance.
The seeds have the ability to reduce postprandial blood sugar levels by slowing carbohydrate digestion in diabetic individuals.
2. Helps To Shed A Few Kilos!
100 grams of kollu contains 8 grams of dietary fibre. Consuming fibre foods helps to reduce the feeling of hunger and keeps your stomach full. The seeds also make the digestive system stay active which can result in weight loss.
3. Maintains Blood Pressure Levels!
Horsegram is a core ingredient of Ayurveda that maintains blood pressure. Horsegram powder mixed with warm water purifies the blood and controls its pressure.
4. Prevents Kidney Stones
Eating kollu helps to prevent the formation of calcium oxalate stones in the kidney and regular consumption breaks down stones and expels small stones through urine.
5. Maintains Cholesterol Levels
Kollu helps to maintain the cholesterol levels and is loaded with protein for the muscles and fibre for a healthy gut.
6. Horsegram Treat Constipation
Having difficulty with constipation? Kollu is a loaded fibre food which adds bulks to your stools and regulates peristalsis. This helps for easier defecation of stools.
7. Treats Common Cold And Fever
Kollu when consumed during fever, opens the nasal tracts and softens the mucous membranes. Eating kollu regularly helps to boost metabolism and improves immunity.
8. Menstrual Disturbances
Menstrual Disturbances are very annoying. Kollu is rich in iron content which helps to maintain the haemoglobin levels.
9. Treats conjunctivitis
The antioxidant levels in kollu help to combat infection and keep the eyes soothed and calm.
10. Good Choice For Treating Asthma And Bronchitis
The nutrients are dense in this pulse crop!
Horse games of a high level of antioxidant levels, phytic acid, fibre, phenolic acid.
These bioactive substances have immense potential to cure a variety of diseases like Asthma, bronchitis, urinary stones, throat infection and fever.
5. Common Q&A About Horse gram
1. How Can We Consume Horse Gram?
They can be made into
- Kollu/Horse Gram rasam
- Horsegram Tikki
- Kollu sundal
- Horsegram curry
- Kollu sprouts salad
- Kollu idli
- Horse gram soup
- Kollu thogayal
And these are only a few! They are many more delicious dishes, the healthy kollu can be turned into!
2. How Many Hours Should We Soak Horse Gram?
Soak Horse Gram in plenty of water overnight or you can also soak them in hot water for one to three hours.
3. Is Horse Gram Gas-Forming Food?
Likewise black and white lentils, soybeans, kidney beans and green peas, kollu can also be a gas-forming food. So, if you have gastric problems or hyperacidity, it is better to avoid horse grams.
4. Can Kollu Reduce Belly Fat?
Kollu is low in calories and rich in fibre and proteins. This can make you curb hunger for a long time and provide you with the essential nutrients for the whole day.
5. Who Should Take Kollu/Horse grams?
Taking Horse Gram is advisable when you are
- Anaemic- Iron deficiency
- Have weak bone health
- Protein deficient
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