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About Us

SIRIDHANYA SPECIALITY FOODS PVT. LTD. is a leading Manufacturer, Service Provider & Supplier of organic millet grains, millet based products both polished and unpolished, ready to eat millet based products, cold pressed oils, and organic products. We are climbing the ladder of success since 2015 with a core team of 15 members and field associates across the world

K. R. Nagesh, is the Founder Chairman who is known for his 100% vegetarian, authentic food free from colours or taste enhancers, served at his Fast Food and Fine Dine restaurant at Hotel Vande Matharam apart from playing host through his Party Halls and 16 guest rooms . Being located at a prime location beside the famous Iskcon Temple brings in both a patriotic and home coming spirit by offering healthy recipes to his guests.

His concern for the welfare of the Society, for the prospect of Indian farmers, for the health of Indians, made him to initiate a cause of bringing back the ancient foods of India into a society which was aping the west and going for oats and other products, when India had so much to offer. With like minded people to support, he pioneered the cause of millets and brought about a wave of awareness and revolution in the millet consumption by conducting many workshops with the help of renowned scholars and Speakers. They stood for the cause of farmers, where the consumption indirectly helped farmers for their livelihood ( as millets need less water and yields in a span of 3 months) and in the process a healthy society is shaping up.

His thirst for knowledge and yearning to make the young India understand his concern on food consumption made him practise Pharmacy and Acupuncture, whereby he could answer any question put forth by the young Indians who doubted our very own food, and address all health issues by altering their life style and food habits.

In 2011, he was one among the few who concentrated on the nutritional food that can be served in hotels. He is the pioneer to introduce millet foods in Hotels. He has hosted many Tv shows showing how to make tasty and variety food using millets on Ayush Tv and Sri Sankara Tv. Has given many talks on health benefits of consuming organis food and using nature based elements for healthy life style.

Cookery classes are also conducted for people who would like to know the process of cooking at his Hotel on prior registration. To make cooking simpler to the young India which is in a fast mode, by introducing Ready to Cook millet based products.

His aim is to reach millets to every nook and corner of the world and the Company has its own production unit which can cater to online, retail, whole sale, export orders.

Vision

Vision is to see a Healthy World which values the 5 elements of Earth and understands that the consumption of all 6 tastes gives pill free lifestyle.

For over past few Years SIRIDHANYA has been involved in Promoting Millets in Bengaluru, Siridhanya has conducted over 50 Talk shows and Seminars based on MILLETS and the Benefits of Millets.

Siridhanya is one of the First company in Bengaluru, Karnataka to Promote MILLET based foods across the world & has Been supporting other Organisations interested in Promoting Millet for the wellbeing of human race.

Mission

Mission is to be the Leaders in the production and distribution of millets thus encouraging the farmers to lead happy lives and create awareness in consumption by offering a wide range of products in forms which will attract them without spoiling its nutrional value, and continuous research on increasing the shelf life.

Sridhanya is in its onward progress and thanks all its patrons for their support and patronage. We also undertake festival or party orders also.

The rich variety offered by us includes Millets, Sorghum, Ragi and Ready to Cook Millet Food like Millet Pongal Mix, Millet Upma Mix, Millet Rava and many more.

Why Millet?

Millet is a dietary staple and the main source of protein in most of the developing world. Globally, millet is the sixth most cultivated grain. Millet(Satvik, Nutraceutical, Organic, Ancient, Healthy, Wellness grains)

Millets are called ‘sridhanya’ meaning rich grains refreshing to their nutritional value. They can fill the nutritional gaps when one’s diet is predominantly non-vegetarian. In terms of nutritional value, millets can supersede rice and wheat. Millets are an extremely good source of fibre and protein when compared with white rice. They are rich in iron, copper, manganese, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and B vitamins. They also contain antioxidants, flavonoids, certain amino acids and tryptophan. Millets in our diet ensure glycerine control which in turn is effective against diabetes. They can lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Millets are heart friendly and good in atherosclerosis. They do a lot of good to people suffering from hypothyroidism and women suffering from the polycystic ovarian disease. Millets also improve muscle and nerve health. A small quantity of millets gives satiety and thus prevents an increase in weight. This is a blessing for those who suffer from obesity.

Major millets

Pearl millet/bajra/kambu

Pearl Millet is the most widely grown type of millet and India is the largest producer of pearl millet. It is a rich source of Phosphorus, which plays an important role in the structure of body cells. Consumption of pearl millets helps in minimizing the risk of type 2 diabetics.

Finger millet /ragi

Ragi is very popular in southern India. it is rich in calcium and protein and also have a good amount of iron and other minerals. Ragi tops in antioxidant activity and has a good number of essential amino acids.

Foxtail millet/thennai

Foxtail millet is high in iron content. They can control blood sugar and cholesterol levels and increase HDL cholesterol.

Kodo millet/varagu

Kodo millets contain high amounts and polyphenols, an antioxidant compound. They have high fibre, low fat and are good for diabetes.

Little millet/chama

Little millet is smaller than other millets and high in iron content, high in fibre and has high antioxidant activities. It helps in diabetes and diseases related to stomach.

Barnyard Millet/Kuthirarahi.

Barnyard millet is high in fibre content, phosphorous and calcium. it has low glycerine index and this helps in type 2 diabetes, control and prevents cardiovascular disease.

Sorghum/Jowar/Cholam

One of the ancient cereal grains with high nutritional value, high levels of unsaturated fats, protein fibre and minerals like phosphorous, potassium, calcium and iron.Sorghum helps to improve metabolism.

Health benefits of millets

The health benefits of millets can be detailed as follows:

Increases heart health

Millets being a rich source of magnesium serves as an important mineral for reducing blood pressure and the risk of heart attacks or strokes, particularly in the case of atherosclerosis. Since it is also a great source of potassium; it keeps blood pressure low by acting as a vasodilator. The plant lignans found in millet can be converted to animal lignans by the micro flora in our digestive system which provides protection against certain chronic diseases like cancer.

Controls cholesterol level

The high fibre level in millets helps in cholesterol lowering and making it ideal. This eliminates dangerous “bad cholesterol” (LDC) from the system and also promotes the effects of good cholesterol (HDC).

Prevents diabetes

The significant levels of magnesium found in millets help in reducing the chance of Type 2 diabetes. Since, it increases the efficiency of insulin and glucose receptors in the body, thereby preventing the diseases.

Digestive health

Being fibre rich millets can help to keep up the health of the gastrointestinal system and eliminate problems like constipation, excess gas, bloating and cramping. By regulating the digestive process nutrient retention can also be improved reducing the chances of serious gastrointestinal conditions like gastric ulcers etc. Moreover, regular digestion and elimination of waste help to optimize kidney, liver and immune system health.

Prevents Cancer

Recent research has revealed fibre to be one of the best and easiest ways to prevent the onset of cancer especially breast cancer in women. In fact, women can reduce their chances of breast cancer by more than 50% by eating more than 30 grams of fibre every day.

Detoxifies the Body

Antioxidants found in millets neutralize free radicals and also clean up other toxins from the body. Quercetin, curcumin, ellagic acid and various other beneficial catechins help to rid system of any foreign agents and toxins by promoting proper execution and neutralizing enzymatic activity in the organs.

Some important points

  • Due to its high resistance to harsh conditions, millets are sustainable to the environment, to the farmer growing it and provide cheap and high nutrient options for all.
  • Nearly 40 percent of the food produced in India is wasted every year. Millets don’t get destroyed easily and some of the millets are good for consumption even after 10-12 years of growing, thus providing food security and keeping a check as food wastage.
  • Millets is really an umbrella term for around 20 species of cereal grass from the Poaceae family.
  • The hulls of millet seed can be used to make filling for pillows.
  • At room temperature, millet can be stored in a sealed, dry container for years or so.
  • In a broad sense millets are pest free crops.
  • Millets can grow on the poorest of soils.
  • Millets are well known for their short growing season. They can develop from planted seeds to mature, ready to harvest plants in as little as 65 days.

Different millets in Indian languages

Positive Millets

English Hindi Kannada Telugu Tamil
Barnyard Millet Sanwa Oodhalu Udhalu Kuthiraivally
Kodo Millet Kodon Araka Arikelu Varagu
Little Millet Kutki Samai Samulu Samai
Foxtail Millet Kakum Navane Korra Tenai
Brown Top Millet Korale

Neutral Millets

English Hindi Kannada Telugu Tamil
Finger Millet Nachani Ragi Ragula Kezhvaragu
Proso Millet Chena Baragu Variga Pani Varagu
Pearl Millet Bajra Sajje Sajja Kanbu
Sorghum (Great Millet) Jowar Bili Jola Jonna Jolam

Consume a mix of 4 varieties in a week. Eat Healthy and Stay Fit