Mawele (Pearl Millet), Uwele TZ), Pearl Millet, flour a light green flour also used for making porridge, and popularly used as a fermentation agent in making porride (uji). *Other names include fermented flour, unga yakuchacha or yakugandica etc.
Mawele can also be combined with whole maize flour in making Ugali, or corn bread. The luhya community used mawele, sorghum, and cassava to make a very healthy high fiber Ugali. The combination is becoming increasing popular as an addition to sifted maize flour.