Browntop millet is one of the traditional crops. These grains have to be soaked in water for 6 to 8 hours before cooking. These are useful for the solving problems of ovaries, stomach, arthritis, B.P, thyroid, eye problems and obesity. Likewise, they are also useful to treat Fissures, ulcers, piles, fistula and the cancer of brain, blood, breast, bones, stomach, intestine and skin.
Most millets can be cooked like rice. Millets can replace rice in various dishes such as idly, dosa, payasam / kheer, Bisibelebath, Pongal. Millet flour can be used to make rotis,Dosa or Idli. Millet Rava can be used to make Upma. Millet Poha (Flakes) ,Millet Vermicilli, Millet Noodles, Millet Snacks like Cookies/Bhel, Chikkies, Laddos etc can also be prepared.