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Table 3 Proximate composition of different millets (per 100 g) [7, 8, 46, 48, 57,58,59]

From: Millets: a solution to agrarian and nutritional challenges

Millet type Carbohydrates Protein Fat Crude fibre Ash Calorific value
Rice 82.86 ± 7.53 4.99 ± 1.38 1.90 ± 1.03 1.63 ± 0.42 0.99 ± 0.42 369 ± 27.82
Wheat 69.88 ± 1.66 13.78 ± 1.40 2.81 ± 0.18 1.77 ± 0.15 1.63 ± 0.26 438 ± 1.75
Sorghum 72.97 ± 2.25 10.82 ± 2.45 3.23 ± 1.60 1.97 ± 0.35 1.70 ± 0.66 329.0
Pearl millet 69.10 ± 1.52 11.4 ± 0.8 4.87 ± 0.12 2.0 ± 0.55 2.13 ± 0.21 363.0
Foxtail millet 67.30 ± 5.70 11.34 ± 0.91 3.33 ± 0.76 8.23 ± 1.66 3.37 ± 0.12 352 ± 1.41
Finger millet 71.52 ± 3.59 7.44 ± 0.87 1.43 ± 0.12 3.60 2.63 ± 0.06 334 ± 2.82
Barnyard millet 56.88 ± 6.86 10.76 ± 1.11 3.53 ± 1.19 12.8 ± 2.4 4.30 ± 0.26 300.0
Proso millet 67.09 ± 4.79 11.74 ± 0.86 3.09 ± 1.18 8.47 ± 3.4 2.73 ± 0.72 352.5 ± 1.62
Kodo millet 63.82 ± 7.94 9.94 ± 1.6 3.03 ± 1.03 8.20 ± 2.3 2.83 ± 0.40 349.5 ± 4.95