Cereal Grain – The Nutritional Value With Preparing Process For Food

Cereal grain – the nutritional value, preparing processes for food, the cereal grain is an edible grain gotten from cereal cultivated crops that are very high in sources of carbohydrate, protein, minerals vitamins fat and oil, etc.

Cereal Grain

however, cereal grain has been a common food which we eat almost every day of life. it serves as sources of energy, for growth and etc.

furthermore, Grain has been considered as the most substantial daily food in developing countries. also, cereal grains can also be converted into a certain product not as food anymore but as drinks, for instance, millet grain.

List Of The Common cereal Grains

Below Are The List Of The Common cereal Grains You Can easily Find In your localities.

  1. millet,
  2. rice,
  3. wheat,
  4. maize,

most importantly, we will not forget to give you the nutritional values of the above listed common cereals grains in locality today

millet, raw millet provides 378 calories and is a rich source of protein, fiber, vitamins B and numerous dietary minerals. Raw millet is 9% water, 73% carbohydrates 11% protein and 4%fat.

 Rice, white rice is about 90% carbohydrate, 2% of fat, 8 % of protein. White rice is a good source of magnesium, phosphorus manganese, selenium, iron, etc.

Wheat is one of the cereal grain that is high in the source of calories in the amount of 340. it also has 11% value of water, 13.2g of protein,72g of carbs.

Maize is also rich in phosphorous, magnesium, zinc, etc maize is also a good source of protein and dietary fiber.

cereal grains Preparation for consumption

The preparing processes of the above-outlined cereal grains for consumption.

cooking of millet for consumption might be a very difficult task for you when you are not been taught on how to make it, but with this page, you are going to be perfect in preparing it. But before the illustration, here are the ingredients used for the preparation of the millet.

INGREDIENTS – Cereal grain “millet”

  1. 1 cup of raw millet
  2. 2 cups of water
  3. 1  teaspoon of salt
  4. 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter.


  1. 2 quart
  2. saucepan
  3. stirring spoon measuring cup and spoon.

GUIDELINES Cereal grain “millet”.

1. You are to measure the millet and cooking liquid or water, then get one 1cup of raw millet and two 2cups of water or broth.

2. Toast  the millet in a large dry saucepan, while in a medium toast for about 4 5  minutes or until it turns to golden brown and the grain becomes fragrant. ensure carefulness during this step.

3. now pour the water and salt into the pan just as the pan is hot, the water will have a spitting sound when you add it into the pan you can now stir the millet.

4 then boil the liquid with the mixture by increasing the heat high heat.

In this stage of preparation, decrease the heat, add in the butter and cover the pot. allow it to cool until the grains all absorb the water in the pot. remember, you have not to stir the mixture too much or vigorously so as to avoid the breaking up of the grains.

Finally, after bringing the pot down from the heat and allowed to cool it is then ready for consumption.

NOTICE, Millet is not also good to eat when it is too cold better to eat when it is warm.

Preparation or cooking method of rice.

cooking or preparing of rice is of different ways such as Jollof rice,  fried rice and etc. before the cooking of fried rice, these are the requirements or ingredients that you have to keep ready. this fried rice is mostly for Nigeria.

however, here the ingredient needed to make this delicious fried rice like 7 to 8 persons. there as follow,

  1. 4 cups of rice.
  2. 2cups of sliced carrot.
  3. 2cups of sliced cabbage.
  4. green bean of same 2cups.
  5. peas half cup, {subjectively}.
  6. sliced green pepper 1 cup.
  7. vegetable oil {150ml}.
  8. liver {0.3kg}.
  9. 1 cup of sliced onions.
  10. meat {2kg} beef or chicken.

Now when these required ingredients are read you can then go into the preparation of the fried rice in question

steps for the fried rice preparation

in the place like Nigeria, the meat you will use for cooking fried rice has to undergo parboiling first and keep ready.  your advice to parboil any of the meat you choose whether beef or chicken with {a teaspoon of salt, half cup of sliced onions, a teaspoon of thyme spice, a teaspoon of curry,2 cubes of Maggi} allow the meat to boil for about 10 to 15 minutes, then teste for salt.

The second step is to keep the above-listed ingredient for the fried rice ready in a particular place

Do Ensure you remove every unuseful part of the ingredient, that is not good for consumption.

The third step, you have to parboil the 4 cups of rice and then cook with the water that was used to parboil the meat also add 2 cups of water, allow to boil to about  80% done.

For your information, it is better to continue with the oil you used during frying me you fried the meat.

heat then add the sliced onions stir for about 1 to 2 minutes add the chopped carrot and green bean.

stir for 1 to 2 minutes, now add the curry powered, stir till you are okay with color pour the meat stock  you can also add grounded pepper if it is of your wishes, add a teaspoon of salt and the chopped liver, add 1 to 2 cubes of Maggi, now turn and taste, you may add more salt after tested

Preparation of wheat.

Before preparing the wheat meal you have to keep the requirement before thinking of preparing the meal this will help you to be sure of good meal preparation.

The ingredients

  • 2Cups of wheat meal {here use Honeywell brond}
  • one 1littre of water

preparation processes

The first step,  get 1 liter of cooled water boil in a pot until it gets boiled, then remove 500mls of the boiled water keep aside.

The second steps, with the leftover 500mls boiled water in the pot add the wheat flour stir with a wooden spatula. the stirring can be directly or clockwise directions. stir till it gets semisolid. T

The third step, adds the set aside boiled water into the already stirred wheat that is in a semi-solid form now cover it and allow to cook for about 15minutes on till the water evaporates.

The fourth step, Turn again to make it rhyme and then mode to the shape of your choice.

In the fifth step, you have to serve it when hot, then use any soup of your choice.

preparation of maize

maize can be prepared locally by removing the back contain the out cover, cook with hot water in about 30 minutes the corn is ready to eat though there are many other ways which maize can be converted into other foods or drinks.

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