Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 6

Millets Based Fermented Products: A Review

Avishakar A Ajagekar1, Siddhartha D Sali1, Om D Borse1, Amit B Patil1, Shweta Suri2 and Anirudh G Patil1*

1Department of Food Technology, Annasaheb Dange College of Engineering and Technology, Ashta, Maharashtra, India
2Amity Institute of food technology, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Anirudh G Patil, Department of Food Technology, Annasaheb Dange College of Engineering and Technology, Ashta, Maharashtra, India.

Received: May 05, 2023; Published: May 28, 2023

Abstract

Millets are a group of cereal grains that belong to the Poaceae family, commonly known as the grass family. It's widely consumed in developing countries throughout Africa and Asia. In the entire world varieties of millets are cultivated by humans. From ancient times millets-based food products played an important role in the meal of people mostly in Asian and African countries. As millet has great nutritional value and beneficial effects on human health, consumed by persons performing heavy exercise or athletes. Millets are rich in protein, fibers, vitamins, and minerals which has many benefits for health. As millets are gluten-free and have a low GI (glycemic index) it does not harm our body but it plays an important role as an ingredient in a meal for people having gluten intolerance. Millet gets digested easily in our body and it helps with weight loss. All over the world, around 131 countries grow varieties of millets, and about 60 crores of peoples in Asia and Africa eats millets as their traditional food. India is the largest producer and exporter of millet. Pearl millet is mostly cultivated in India and exported to many countries. Nowadays, fermented millets-based food products are playing an extraordinary role in the diet. Fermented millet-based food products play an important role in good digestive health. As it contains probiotic organisms which help our gut for proper digestion of food products and provides many advantages to the body. In the world, millets-based fermented probiotic food products are consumed by people from ancient times. In many countries, different traditional food products are prepared by specific methods like Koko, idli, dosa, Mangisi, etc.

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Citation

Citation: Anirudh G Patil.,et al. “Millets Based Fermented Products: A Review". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.6 (2023): 69-81.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Anirudh G Patil.,et al.This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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