- Botanical Name: Echinochloa Colonum
- Family: Gramineae
- Common Name: Shama Millet
- Part Used: Whole Grain
- Form Available: Samo Whole
- Packing: 250g, 375g, 1.5kg
Also known as Shama Millet. Samo is a seed of a grass namely Echinochloa Colonum grows amongst the rice paddy as it requires damp and moisture laden soil. With digestible fibers, high nutritional content and excellent nourishment, it is immensely popular amongst the Indian majority. Prepared in different styles across various states, it forms a heavy and a filling real. The protein content of the dehusked millet is higher when compared to rice. Except for lysine all other essential amino acids are present in fair quantity. The grains are a rich source of zinc and iron.
Samo forms one of the most essential cuisines prepared during days of fasting. The Samo stands high in taste and nutritional content; therefore it has been appreciated by clients across the globe. It tastes excellent when prepared and accompanied with peanut curry.