The cultivation of Pennisetum glaucum, popularly known as pearl millet, is known in Hindi as bajra. This widely grown grain is also known as dukn, cumbu, gero, sanio, kambu, babala, or bulrush millet in India. Nonetheless, it is a staple meal in many developing nations. The crop is simple to raise and has a variety of healthy nutrients for the body. It is a good source of protein, fibre, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron.

The Pearl Millet, also known as Bajra in Hindi and Bengali, Sajjalu in Telugu, Kambu in Tamil and Malayalam, Sajje in Kannada, and Bajri in Gujarati, is a millet that is commonly grown in India and West Africa. Its scientific name is Cenchrus americanus. In some regions of the world, it is also referred to as barbed millet or African millet. Researchers studying archaeobotany claim that the cultivation of bajra began in the Hallur area of Karnataka around 2000 BC.

Bajra Benefits

Control Diabetes
Knowing how to manage and control your diabetes is the only way to live a healthy life if you have it. Magnesium-rich bajra lowers insulin resistance and aids in the regulation of our body's glucose receptors.

Prevent Hair Loss
Bajra flour can improve hair quality and stop hair loss since it is high in the vitamins B and folic acid.