Kodo Millet, also known as Varagu rice or kodra in Hindi. If you are looking for millet that closely resembles rice, then it is the Kodo millet. It is easy to digest and is rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants, all of which help prevent major lifestyle diseases. For weight loss enthusiasts, this is the millet that will assist in healthy weight loss. Cook it like rice once in a while and relish it without any guilt. Kodo millet has shown to reduce knee and joint pain and helps regularize menstrual cycle in women among others. This is attributed to high mineral content like calcium, magnesium, and iron.