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Finger Millet: A Basic Part of Tamil Tradition

In Tamil Nadu, finger millet is called “Kurakkan.”(குரக்கன்) or “Keraikadan” (கேரிகடன்) It’s not just a healthy grain there. It’s really important in Tamil culture, used a lot in farming, cooking, and even in religious ceremonies. There’s evidence that people in Tamil Nadu have been growing finger millet for more than 3,000 years. We know this […]