Barnyard millet is known as kuthiraivali in Tamil, Oodalu in Kannada, odalu in Telugu, Jhangora in Hindi and Kavadapullu in Malayalam which has 6 times high fiber content when compared with wheat. Its a gluten-free millet with high calcium, phosphorous & fiber. It is high in carbohydrates & fat too. It helps to maintain body temperature. It acts as a good antioxidant too.