Kodo millet is majorly cultivated in the Deccan Plateau where it is a major food source. Kodo millet is a nutritious grain and a very good substitute for rice or wheat. It contains a high amount of polyphenols (antioxidant compound), which suppresses hunger and makes you feel full for a longer amount of time. It contains high fibre content and high nutritional value such as proteins, calcium, fibre and minerals. Since it is gluten-free, it is commonly used for weight loss, controlling diabetes, increase liver functionality and good for the lymphatic disorder.