Millet Recipes

Foxtail Millet Rava Idli Recipe

Foxtail Millet Rava Idli Recipe

Saturday, 11 March 2017 00:22

Foxtail Millet Rava Idli Recipe is made of healthy foxtail millet and needs no fermentation time and hence a lot of time is saved. freshly made foxtail millet rava is sauted with spices and mixed with yogurt, and water to blend to a batter and steamed to make these idlis. You can serve Foxtail Millet Rava Idli Recipe for weekday mornings along with Raw Tomato Chutney Recipe or Coconut Peanut Chutney Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Recipe) and Tomato Gotsu Recipe. Here are a few more types of idlis that you can also try Barnyard Millet Idli And Dosa Recipe Green Moong Dal And Vegetable Idli Recipe Sabakki Rava Idli Recipe Thonnai Idli Recipe (Dried Leaves Idli)
Maheri Recipe

Maheri Recipe

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 00:00

Maheri is an old recipe which is made in my villages for breakfast. My naani used to make this recipe when I would visit her place in childhood. Traditionally, it is made with fresh buttermilk and rice/broken wheat/millet on chulha, but I have made this recipe on gas stove. You can also add vegetables of your choice to make this recipe more healthy and tasty. Serve Maheri as a healthy breakfast with pickle. Other similar recipes that you can try are: Oats Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe (Oats & Buttermilk Breakfast Porridge) Broken Wheat And Apple Porridge Recipe Mango Buckwheat Porridge Recipe  
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Pachchai Maa Puli Upma Recipe (Ragi Flour Upma)

Pachchai Maa Puli Upma Recipe (Ragi Flour Upma)

Monday, 06 February 2017 00:18

Pachchai Maa Puli Upma is an heirloom recipe of Tamilnadu and generally prepared in Tambrahm homes. This is served as an evening tea time snack or sometimes as morning breakfast. This upma is traditionally made of raw rice flour, sour curd, curd chili/mor milagai along with seasoning of mustard, chana dal, urad dal, asafoetida, green chillies, ginger and curry leaves. The rice flour is first mixed with the sour curd and after seasoning, cooked on a medium heat to get the grainy consistency. We have used Rice flour here, but you can also use the combination of millet flour to make this upma. Serve Pachchai Maa Puli Upma along with Hot Masala Chai for weekday breakfast. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Upma recipes such as Puffed Rice Upma Recipe Vegetable Rice Upma Recipe Tomato Upma Recipe
Rajasthani Bajre Ki Khatti Raabdi Recipe

Rajasthani Bajre Ki Khatti Raabdi Recipe

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 01:00

Bajre Ki Khatti Raabdi/Raab is a traditional Rajasthani drink which has been an important part of daily diet of people all over Rajasthan from past many centuries. Bajra/Pearl Millet is highly rich in essential compounds like protein, fibre, phosphorus, magnesium and iron. Due to its rich composition of minerals and proteins, it has numerous health benefits such as powerful for controlling diabetes, weight loss, reduces cholesterol, helps in digestion et al. I grew up eating this yummy & highly nutritious Raab recipe in my traditional Rajasthani household, made by my grandmother & mother. Also on the occasion of Sheetala saptami every year it's a kind of mandatory dish to be made and offered to the goddess. I love to make it regularly for my family & friends, here in Singapore and we enjoy it to the core.Surely needless to say, it brings back those precious childhood memories of visiting family & my ancestral home back in Rajasthan. Serve Rajasthani Bajre Ki Khatti Raabdi with Bajre Ki Roti and Ker-Sangri Ka Saar for a wholesome weekday lunch. Other Bajra recipes that you can try are: Gujarati Methi Na Dhebra Recipe Pearl Millet Pancake with Walnuts & Nutella Recipe Bajra Aloo Paratha Recipe    
Ganne Ke Ras Ki Kheer Recipe (Sugarcane Kheer Recipe)

Ganne Ke Ras Ki Kheer Recipe (Sugarcane Kheer Recipe)

Friday, 06 January 2017 00:00

Ganne Ke Ras Ki Kheer Recipe (Sugarcane Kheer Recipe) is a wonderful way to use sugarcane as a dessert. As winter is the season for sugarcane and many harvesting festivals coming up on the line, we have come up with a delicious and healthy dessert that uses broken wheat and the natural sugar from the Sugarcane to make the Dessert. Serve the Ganne Ke Ras Ki Kheer Recipe (Sugarcane Kheer Recipe) as a festival Dessert to enjoy with your loved ones.  If you are looking for more Kheer Recipe here are some :  Sabudana Kheer (Tapioca Pearl Milk Pudding) Carrot Badam Kheer Recipe (Carrot Almond Milk Pudding) Badam Kheer Recipe (Spiced Almond Milk)

Weekend Brunch Menu To Fill You In On Millet Nutrition

Friday, 11 November 2016 10:19

Millets are the small edible seeded grass wild variety being domesticated and made popular in recent times owing to its nutritional benefits. Initially grown commercially in China, India and African countries, now accepted globally with more research on its health benefits and an edge over most other major cereals. With ample protein, trace minerals and vitamins than many cereals, healthy and slow digesting carbs, millets like Bajra (pearl millet), Ragi (finger millet), foxtail millet, jowar (Sorghum) are a must include in our regular diet.
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Samai Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai (Tamil Nadu Breakfast Recipe)

Samai Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai (Tamil Nadu Breakfast Recipe)

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:47

Samai Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai (Tamil Nadu Breakfast Recipe) is made with little millets. Millets are wonder grains, a storehouse of nutrients, fiber and minerals. These grains are healthy and gluten free and are ideal even for Navratri Vrat fasting. 'Pidi Kozhakattai' means dumplings shaped using the gentle pressure of the palm. The millets and lentils are cooked over the stove top and then shaped and steam cooked. Minimal use of oil makes this dish a low-calorie meal. Use of lentils along with grains makes this tiffin wholesome. You can serve the Samai Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai (Tamil Nadu Breakfast Recipe) along with your choice of chutney or sambar. Idli Milagai Podi is also a great accompaniment to this tiffin. Here are a few more Kozhukattai recipes to try Paal Kozhukattai Recipe Kuthiraivali Upma Kozhukattai Recipe (Barnyard Millet Steamed Dumplings) Thengai Poornam Kozhukattai & Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe (Ukadiche Modak Recipe) Kara Vegetable Pidi Kozhukattai (Savory Spicy Vegetable Modak)
Fried Barnyard Millet Recipe (Fried Samvat Rice)

Fried Barnyard Millet Recipe (Fried Samvat Rice)

Friday, 30 September 2016 00:20

The nine day fast festival of Navratri is celebrated in the honor of Goddess Durga. Navratri fasting period is approaching soon and Samvat rice is one of the type, which is allowed during that fasting period. Samvat rice are good source of proteins and carbohydrates. There are lots of fast dishes which can be prepared by samvat rice but today I am making fried satvik rice from them. This dish is super yummy & tasty after having this, I am sure you will like navtari fast more than before. Serve Fried Samvat Rice Or Barnyard Millet along with Tadka Raita for a fasting meal or as a light dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other fasting recipes such as Farali Pattice Recipe Rajgira Puri Recipe Peanut Curry Recipe
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Ragi Arsi Vella Puttu Recipe (Sweet Jaggery Millet Crumble Recipe)

Ragi Arsi Vella Puttu Recipe (Sweet Jaggery Millet Crumble Recipe)

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:00

Ragi Arsi Vella Puttu Recipe (Sweet Jaggery Millet Crumble Recipe) is a variation from the normal Kerala Puttu Recipe. This recipe is made sweet by adding jaggery and other elements such as cashew nuts and almonds which make it a perfect sweet dish to be served during any festival. Since the recipe is using jaggery as a sweetener and also ragi flour  which makes this dish more healthy to be eaten as well as tea time snack. The sweet is very light on the palate and is not too rich. Serve your Ragi Arsi Vella Puttu ( Sweet Jaggery Millet Crumble) for any auspicious festival (Navratri). If you are looking for more sweet recipe here are some of our favourites : Vegan Date & Fig Payasam/Kheer Recipe Bengali Chirer Payesh / Poha Pudding Recipe With Nolen Gur Badam & Besan Ladoo Recipe    
Bhagar Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Spicy Barnyard Millet Pulao)

Bhagar Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Spicy Barnyard Millet Pulao)

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 00:51

Bhagar or Variche Tandul (Sama ke Chawal or Barnyard Millet) is typically made during religious fasts in Maharashtra. This spicy dish is a great gluten free meal option on any day, since it is made with Bhagar or sama rice/same akki/sawa which is a millet. Using ghee for tempering adds a rich, earthy flavor to the Bhagar. This Bhagar recipe uses potatoes, but you can also add chopped cucumber instead; add them towards the end of cooking. Bhagar is usually served with Groundnut Amti (Dhanyachi Amti). You can also serve it with plain curd/yogurt,tomato onion cucumber raita or any raita of your choice. Have a look at more of our Maharashtrian cuisine recipes Maharashtrian Vegetable Amboli Recipe (Savory Lentil Pancake Topped With Vegetables) Maharashtrian Misal Pav Recipe Maharashtrian Karanji Recipe (Gujiya) - A Delicious Diwali Sweet Maharashtrian Batatyacha Kees Recipe (Pan Fried Spiced Potatoes with Peanuts)
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Sakkare Millet Pongal Recipe

Sakkare Millet Pongal Recipe

Sunday, 10 July 2016 00:39

Sakkare Pongal is a sweet pongal that is usually made using rice, moong dal and jaggery. Making it with millet not only makes it healthy but, also the sweetness in millet compliments the dish. Millet is easy to cook and the small grains brings the dish together well. Serve Sakkare Millet Pongal on its own as a sweet dish after your delicious South Indian meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pongal recipes such as Ven Pongal Oats Ven Pongal Oats Sakkarai Pongal  
Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe

Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe

Monday, 04 July 2016 00:03

Incorporating millets in our diet is very important and Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe is an effort at this. I try to include different types of millets in my breakfast dishes. Also healthy, they make the dish tasty too. For all health conscious people, millets are a boon. This foxtail millet Pongal is one such recipe that includes health and taste. Soaked foxtail millet and yellow lentils are cooked and seasoned with cumin, whole peppercorns, ginger pieces, curry leaves and cashews fried in ghee to prepare it. Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe one of the popular and comforting south Indian breakfast recipes. Take a look at our other popular Pongal recipes Ven Pongal Recipe (South Indian Rice and Lentil Pudding) Oats Ven Pongal Recipe Sakkarai Pongal Recipe (Sweetened Rice And Jaggery Pudding) Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal Recipe (Kuthiraivali Sakkarai Pongal)
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Ragi Sankati Recipe - Andhra Style Ragi Mudda

Ragi Sankati Recipe - Andhra Style Ragi Mudda

Monday, 20 June 2016 00:38

Ragi Sankati also known as Ragi Mudda is made from cooked rice and ragi flour (finger millet flour). Serve it with any spicy curry veg or non veg it tastes equally good. If you have some cooked rice on hand then ragi Sankati can be made in 15 minutes. Its an excellent way to use up the leftover rice too. If you want you make it vegan avoid using ghee. Did you know- Ragi besides being fortified with calcium and soluble fibre is believed to be natural body coolant. During summers when sun is at its peak and digestion is weak, Ragi Sankati is an excellent option to be served for lunch or dinner. Its light on stomach and high on nutrition. Serve Ragi Sankati with Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu and Elai Vadam for a perfect meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Ragi recipes such as Ragi Kanji Gluten Free Ragi Roti Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai
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Ragi & Oats Rava Idli Recipe

Ragi & Oats Rava Idli Recipe

Sunday, 10 April 2016 00:25

The Ragi Rava Oats Idli recipe is a healthy preparation of the traditional Rava Idli typically made with just plain semolina. In this Ragi Rava Oats Idli recipe I have combined the ragi flour also known as the finger millet flour along Saffola Pepper and Spice Oats with semolina (rava) and spiced it up green chillies, mustard and curry leaves. The addition of Saffola Pepper and Spice oats along with Ragi makes this dish nutritious and healthy for breakfast, a snack or even dinner. Ragi Rava Oats Idli recipe a super simple recipe that can be served along with Tomato Onion Chutney and Idli Milagai Podi. Take a look at more Diabetic friendly recipes to try Rajgira Paneer Paratha Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) The Green Flush | Healthy Fresh Juice Recipe Pizza With Soy And Corns Recipe Masala Karela Recipe
Vegetable Ragi & Oats Uttapam Recipe

Vegetable Ragi & Oats Uttapam Recipe

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 00:04

The Vegetable Ragi & Oats Uttapam Recipe is a twist to the original recipe of a traditional Uttapam. The addition of oats and lots of vegetables makes this Uttapam wholesome making it a great tiffin dish. Serve the Vegetable Ragi & Oats Uttapam along with a Spicy Peanut Chutney for breakfast or a weeknight dinner. If you like Uttapam recipes you will like some of our favorites like Tomato Uttapam Recipe Carrot Onion Uttapam Recipe Broccoli Kheema and Cheese Uttapam
Foxtail Millet Podi Dosa Recipe

Foxtail Millet Podi Dosa Recipe

Sunday, 03 April 2016 00:51

The Foxtail Millet Podi Dosa Recipe is a wholesome dosa that is made using millets, rice and dal. The addition of foxtail millet makes the dosa extra nutritious and the taste is just as delicious as a regular dosa. Obviously none will notice the addition of millets here, trust me when I served this podi dosa for our weekend brunch everyone enjoyed thoroughly having these crispy dosas. Foxtail Millet is a great source of dietary fibre, protein and is low in fat good for a diabetic friendly diet.   Serve the Foxtail Millet Podi Dosa along with Tomato Onion Chutney for breakfast or even make it for a tea party or a weeknight dinner. If you like dosa recipes, then we have a lot of variety that can excite you -  Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe Muttai Dosa Recipe Oats and Coconut dosa Tomato Dosa Recipe  Mixed Sprouts Coriander Dosa Onion Rava Dosa Kanchipuram Masala Dosa
Foxtail Millet Nippattu Recipe

Foxtail Millet Nippattu Recipe

Monday, 28 March 2016 00:47

Foxtail Millet Nippattu are crunchy millet and lentil snacks that will melt in your mouth. They are spicy discs fried to a crispy golden brown and are great to have with your evening tea or coffee. You can even serve it, when you have sudden guests at home! Serve Foxtail Millet Nippattu with hot Masala Chai during your tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try similar recipes like Gujarati Style Multigrain Masala Kadak Puri Achari Masala Puri Baked & Crisp Whole Wheat Methi Puri
Multigrain Crepe Recipe Filled With Spicy Mashed Potatoes

Multigrain Crepe Recipe Filled With Spicy Mashed Potatoes

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 00:14

These Multigrain Crepe Recipe is a wholesome and nutritious dish that is packed with flavors from the millet flour and filled with a spicy mashed potato filling. The addition of green chilies and coriander in the mashed potatoes gives this recipe a big five for its taste and flavor. Serve the Multigrain Crepe Filled With Spicy Potatoes along with a Yogurt Dip or Mexican Salsa for breakfast, tea party snack, appetizer or even a quick weeknight dinner.
Mixed Millet And Lentils Adai Recipe

Mixed Millet And Lentils Adai Recipe

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 00:14

When breakfast is the important meal of the day, then it should be healthy and filling. Having a nutrients and protein rich breakfast makes a delicious way to jump-start your metabolism. The ancient millet are forgotten and neglected for decades are coming back into many people’s lives as people are realising the health benefits of these ancient grains. Millet have very high nutritional value, unsaturated fats, protein, minerals, fiber. Adding a mix of different types of millet and lentils into your breakfast through this Mixed Millet and Lentils Adai would mean, you are having the most nutritional and healthy breakfast. And the added bonus, this recipe needs very little time to prepare as the batter does not need any fermentation. Soak the millet and lentils over night, grind them in the morning and make adai immediately. It’s that simple! Serve Mixed Millet And Lentils Adai with South Indian Coconut Chutney or Tomato Onion Chutney and some fruits for your breakfast. If you like this recipe, you can also try Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai, Murungai Keerai Drum Stick Leaves Adai and Thavala Adai.    
Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma Recipe

Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma Recipe

Saturday, 27 February 2016 00:08

Broken wheat and millet are combined together in this upma to make a heathy, nutritious and gluten free breakfast savory. Loaded with the goodness of veggies, Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma is a one pot meal in it's very own way. It's filling and keeps you energetic throughout the day.  You can also try other upma recipes like Broken barley upma and Puffed rice upma. Did you know- Broken wheat & Millet provides nutrition to the body in their own respective ways. Broken wheat is a good source of magnesium, iron, and phosphorus where as the Millet contain low phytic acid and are rich in dietary fiber, iron, calcium, and B vitamins. Moreover, millet release sugar slowly in the blood and also diminish the glucose absorption.

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