Pearl millet is the most widely grown type of millet. Pearl Millet is also known as Rye in English and Kambu in Tamil. Kambu is one of the best ingredients that diabetics can include in their diet. Kambu which can be consumed both in summer and winter is high in protein as compared to other cereals. It is good for diabetics, keeping the glucose levels normal. It is also rich in calcium and iron too. Kambu helps maintain cardiovascular health and helps reduce acidity problems.
Scientific name: Pennisetum glaucum