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Organic Hulled Millet

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Organic Hulled Millet – a great cupboard staple.

Organic Millet is an ancient grain which is less common but hugely versatile in the world of whole food.  If you haven’t tried it before, you will be surprised how tasty and nutritious it is.  The millet is hulled by removing the indigestible covering before it can be consumed.

Once cooked, organic millet becomes a soft, absorbent grain, similar to couscous in consistency.  It is a source of plant protein so is a great choice for vegetarians and vegans.  It can be cooked into a porridge, be added to soups, stews or served as a side dish.

Millet has a deep rooted history in many cultures and is known in Asian traditions to be alkalising and cooling.  Although it is not a particularly trendy grain in the West, it is known in Asian Culinary History as ‘The Queen of the Grains’.  Millet originated in Africa where it is particularly useful as it will happily grow in weakened soil and even survive drought.

Millet is delicious with a simple garlic, lemon, oil and salt dressing.

Ingredients: Organic Millet

Origin: Ukraine/China

Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts, celery, mustard


Nutritional Information


Typical Nutrient Values: Amount per 100g:
Energy 1582kj/378kcal
Fat 4.2g
of which saturates 0.7g
Carbohydrate 72.9g
of which sugars 0.0g
Fibre 8.5g
Protein 11.0g
Salt 0.0125g

Cooking Instructions

  1. Rinse under water
  2. Combine two parts water to one part millet in a pan.
  3. Add salt now if you want.
  4. Bring to boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes
  6. Let it stand for 5 minutes before serving.


For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.


Family Tip:

  1. We use millet in the place of pasta and couscous as a gluten free, non processed alternative.
  2. Millet can be used to make casseroles or as a side dish.
  3. Millet can also be ground into a flour and used in baking.