Barnyard millet known as kuthiravali in Tamil, Oodalu in Kannada, odalu in Telugu, Jhangora in Hindi and Kavadapullu in Malayalam. Like other millets, barnyard millets are gluten free and vegan cereals. In north India it is called as Samak / Swang. North Indians use Barnyard millet during fasting season of navarathiri.
kuthiravali (tamil) are tiny white, round grains belonging to the millet family (siruthaniyam). Kuthiravali means horse tail, this name is derived because the crop looks like horse tail.
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