Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe)

Most popular porridge recipe of monpa tribes of arunachal pradesh made from finger millet and vegetables.

Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe)
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Arunachal pradesh "The land of rising sun" is one of the largest among North eastern states. They prefer to use different methods of cooking.This region is occupied by tribal people and they use fresh herbs,vegetables in their everyday cooking. They don't use oil much or packed spice products and they prefer steaming,boiling and smoked food methods of cooking.

Arunachal pradesh is famous in the production of millets,maize and wheat. Zan is the most popular porridge recipe of monpa tribes of arunachal pradesh.It is prepared using millet flour.They have this as breakfast before going to work. It is nutritious and keeps you full.

Serve the Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe) as a healthy breakfast with Cantaloupe (Melon) Juice Recipe to have a satisfying breakfast. 

If you are looking for more Breakfast recipe ideas here are some: 

  1. Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe (Savory Semolina Breakfast Pudding)
  2. Vegetable Semiya Upma Recipe (Breakfast Vermicelli Pudding)
  3. Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe (Savory Rice Flour Breakfast Pudding)

Optional :

  • They usually add salt and consume it or with some meat ,fermented soya beans,veggies and fermented cheese.
  • Italian herb spice like Basilicum, Oregano, Rosemary and Parsley can be used. You can use your own herbs like mint and coriander.
  • Monpa Tribes do not use ghee to roast the flour in their actual recipes. 
  • You can use any type of millet flour or even wheat flour.

Course: North Indian Breakfast
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons Ragi Flour (Finger Millet)
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , sliced diagonally
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 1/4 cup Soybeans (Whole Soya dal) , boiled
  • 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar) , optional
  • Salt , as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee

How to make Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe)

  1. We begin making the Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe) roast the millet flour with a tablespoon of ghee in a kadai and set aside. 

  2. Dissolve millet flour in little water and cook until it becomes semi thick paste.

  3. Saute the vegetable separately in a flat tawa with little oil, saute the carrot first so that it get cooked and then add in the spinach. Keep it aside. 

  4. You can also blanch the vegetables in water with salt till it becomes tender and then add it to the ragi porridge. 

  5. Take about one and half cup of water in vessel and bring it to a boil. Add this millet flour paste and mix it. 

  6. At this point add the vegetables and seasoning like salt, pepper and herbs. Keep whisking it till you get your desired consistency. 

  7. Serve it hot with by sprinkling some fermented cheese or just plain as well. 

  8. Serve the Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe) as a healthy breakfast with Cantaloupe (Melon) Juice Recipe to have a satisfying breakfast.

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Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe) is part of the North Eastern Recipe Contest

Last Modified On Tuesday, 03 October 2017 16:16
     
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