Millet is rich in carbohydrates and also contains various other micronutrients which are good for health. One cup of raw millet contains 756 calories out of which 79% calories come from carbohydrates, 12% calories come from proteins and 9% comes from fats. The total fat content in an equal quantity of raw millet is 8.44 grams consisting of 1.44 grams saturated fat content, 4.26 grams polyunsaturated fat and 1.54 grams of monounsaturated fat content. It has a total potassium content of 390 mg, sodium content of 10 mg. The total carbohydrate content in it is 145 grams, dietary fiber content is 17 grams and protein content is 22.04 grams.
One cup of puffed millet contains a total of 74 calories out of which maximum number of calories that is 90% calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 9% calories come from fats and a mere 1% comes from proteins. The total fat content in an equal quantity of puffed millet is 0.71 gram, total carbohydrate content in it is 16.8 grams and protein content in it is 2.73 grams. One oz of puffed millet contains 74 calories and 100 grams of puffed millet has 354 calories.
One cup of cooked millet contains 205 calories. The total fat content in an equal quantity of cooked millet is 1.74 grams, total carbohydrate content in it is 41.01 grams and protein content is 6.09 grams. 100 grams of cooked millet contains 118 calories, 1 oz dry yields of millet contain 126 calories, 1 cup dry yields of millet contains 893 calories.
Millets can be cooked in a number of ways and the calorie content in it varies based on the way it is prepared. The kind of oil used while preparing millet determines the number of calories in it to a great extent. The other ingredients added to it also impact the calorie content.