Manna Pearled Proso MilletAlso known as chena, variga, baragu, panivaragu, cheena, vari, cheno, bachari bagmu.
Proso millet has also be called common millet, hog millet, broom corn, yellow hog, hershey and white millet. It has been cultivated since the beginning of time, some say even before wheat. It has a hearty and muted flavor as is, but seasons easily and quickly.
This hard grain millet should be soaked for hours before cooking or cooked in a pressure cooker until tender.