Kodu Kutki – Dindori

Natural Crops
Kodu Kutki.

Kodu and Kutki are the grains of millet species. Their botanical name is Paspalum Scrobiculatum and Panicum Sumatrance, respectively. The grains of Kodu and Kutki can be eaten like rice. Their grain contains 8.3 and 7.7 grams of protein respectively. In Dindori district, they are cultivated by Baiga and Gond community in most area in the slopes of the hills. Under the Tejaswini program in Mehandwani Development block of the district, organic farming of Kodu-Kutki is being widely used by women self help groups.