I was lucky to have had the opportunity to spend a good part of a day a couple of weeks ago with an amazing group of students and faculty from Massey University, New Zealand. They were traveling through south India on a study tour - trying to understand how Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurship is … Continue reading Lets call it bleached rice, not polished rice
No prize for guessing who typically looses when buyers pull out an uncalibrated moisture meter
Process flow in millet processing for better bran retention and cleaner millet rice
The idea for the Bengaluru Millet Walk came from the Mera Terah Run team. In Dec '16 the MTR annual yatra was a campaign to revive millets - to work towards encouraging millet based diets and their cultivation and processing. As part of Mera Terah Run 2016 - Miles for Millets a team of volunteers visited … Continue reading the Bengaluru Millet Walk 2017 – Thindi Oota Special
slides of a presentation I shared with green enthusiasts at Cisco on Thu. the 20th as part of their Earth Aware program.
A few tips for identifying quality of small millet rice and to address consumers' price concerns.
Specific tasks need to be performed at definite stages to get better results and reduce drudgery in SMP
A brief overview of millet processing. These were prepared for and presented at the Orientation meeting of the Special Program on Millets for Tribal Areas of Odisha a few days ago. Please share widely. These are being released under the Creative Commons Attribute-Share Alike license.
Immature grains spoil the look, taste, cooking quality ... it needs to go out and not stick around in the millet rices ! First in a series of posts on why we need to change the way we process millets.
Total sugar added to blood is lesser and happens slower with a millet based diet than one based on polished paddy rice.