Fun fact: Nigher seeds are actually a fruit but referred as a seed due to its texture
- Niger seeds helps in weight gain in a healthy way as they are extremely rich in fatty acids as well as protein.
- It has excellent medicinal properties which helps in treating Rheumatism.
- It can be used as condiments in snacks and porridge, similar to sesame seeds.
- Crushed Niger seeds can be used in cereal mix and salad dressing
About Sampurna Shetkari
A group of 100 farmers led by Santosh Bhapkar and Jyoti Bhapkar, these farmers have been doing organic farming since 2006. Their emphasis on local and regional seed collection has yielded in development of good local genome bank of seeds.
The group has been awarded many times for their quality work and is becoming rapidly popular in Maharashtra