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Showing posts with label millets. Show all posts

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Kambu Koozh Recipe / Kambang Koozh / Kambhu Kool / Bajra Porridge Recipe / Pearl Millet Porridge Recipe - Healthy Summer Drink

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Kambu Koozh
Ingredients
Kambu/Pear millet/Bajra - 1/2 cup
Water - 1 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
Curd as needed
Chopped onion as needed
Method
Wash kambu once and soak it in 1/4 cup of water for 30 minutes.
Grind this soaked kambu along with water to a coarse rava consistency.
Pour water and cook this kambu in a pressure cooker for 4 to 5 whistles.
Cool the mixture and nicely mix it up, wet your fingers with water and shape it into small balls.
Keep these balls immersed in water and store it in fridge till use.

How to drink this Koozh?
Take some diluted curd in a bowl dissolve a kambu ball into it add some salt and chopped onion.
Your koozh is ready to serve along with mor milagai,any favour pickle and vadams.
This is an excellent summer drink!

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Vegetable Jowar Upma Recipe / Jowar Upma Recipe / Jonna Upma / Cholam Upma / Sorghum Upma - Millet Recipes

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Jowar Upma
Ingredients
Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal and Channa dal - each 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Chopped ginger -1/4 tsp
Slit green chillies - 4
Chopped onion - a handful
Chopped vegetables - 1/4 cup
( use any vegetable you like here i have used carrot,beans,peas)
Diced tomato -1 small
Salt to taste
Sorghum/Jowar/Jonna/Cholam - 1/2 cup
Water - 1 and 1/4 cup
Method
Wash and soak sorghum in water for 5 to 6 hours.
Take a pressure cooker add the drained sorghum pour water and a pinch of salt.Cook till its done.
Heat oil in pan and temper it with mustard,urad dal,channa dal.
Now add the onion,green chillies,curry leaves and fry till onions are transparent.
Add the vegetables and salt fry a minute ,sprinkle very little water for the vegetables to cook.
Now add the cooked sorghum/jowar and mix it gently till everything is well combined.
Switch off the stove and serve them hot.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Thinai Mushroom Biriyani / Foxtail Millet Biriyani / Millet Biryani- Millet Recipes

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Thinai Mushroom Biriyani
Ingredients ground to a fine powder 
Cinnamon - a small piece
Cloves - 2
Cardamom - 2
Black stone flower/Kalpasi - a small piece
Star anise - 1 petal
Nutmeg powder - a pinch
Somph/fennel seeds - 1/8tsp
Other ingredients
Oil - 2 tsp
Ghee -1tsp
Foxtail millet/Thinai - 1 cup
Chopped mushroom - 1 cup
Sliced onion - a handful
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Ginger and garlic paste - 1/4 tsp
Crushed green chillies - 2
Chopped coriander and mint leaves together 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 1/8 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Water - 3/4 cup
Method
Heat oil and ghee in a pan add the powdered masala saute for a minute.
Add the sliced onion and mint leaves fry till its transparent.
Now add the tomato,crushed green chillies ,ginger/garlic paste and saute till raw smell has disappeared completely.
Add the mushroom,millet and all dry powders and fry,pour the water and coconut milk.Adjust salt and close the lid and cook in low flame till done.
Garnish with mint & coriander leaves and serve hot with raita.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

Ragi Sweet Adai / Kezhvaragu Sweet Adai / Ragi Pancakes / Finger Millet Sweet Pancake

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Ragi Sweet Adai
Yields : 6 Adai
Ingredients
Ragi flour / Finger Millet flour - 1 cup
( roast till its just warm this is optional)
Ripe banana - 1
Cardamom -4
Nutmeg - a pinch
Salt - a pinch
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Jaggery - 1/2 cup heaped
( reduce if you think its too sweet for you)
Oil and Ghee - as needed
Method
Take a blender /mixi jar add the coconut,banana,cardamom,nutmeg and salt blend it to a smooth paste.Add very little water if needed.
Remove it into a bowl add the ragi flour and mix.Pour water little by little and mix till you get a thick batter consistency.
Heat a tawa add few drops of ghee and oil take a ladle of batter and spread it evenly cover it with a lid and cook it in low flame.Flip other side and add few more drops of ghee and cook.
Remove it on a plate and serve them hot.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Thinai Upuma / Thinai Vegetable Upuma / Thinai Rava Upma / Foxtail Millet Upma / Thinai Arisi Upma

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Thinai Upuma
Ingredients
Thinai / Foxtail Millet - 1 cup
Water - 2 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
Mixed Vegetables - 1/2 cup
Sliced onion - a handful
Slit green chillies - 3
Curry leaves few
Grated or chopped ginger - 1/4 tsp
Cherry tomato - 4
(use any tomato i used cheery tomato from my garden)
Coconut oil - 1 tsp
Tempering
Oil - 3 tsp
Mustard,Urad Dal.Channa dal - 1/4 tsp each
Red chillies - 1
Cashew nuts chopped -6
Method
Heat oil in a pan and temper it with above ingredients.
Add onion,green chillies,ginger and curry leaves fry till light brown.
Now add the vegetables,tomato and saute for couple more minutes.
Pour the water and needed salt give a boil reduce the heat add the washed thinai.
Mix well cover and cook till done just before switching off the stove add 1 tsp of coconut oil.
Mix and serve them hot with any chutney you like.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Sorghum Dosa / Jowar Dosa Recipe / Cholam Dosai Recipe - Millet Recipes

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Sorghum Dosa
Ingredients
Sorghum/Jowar/Cholam - 1 cup
Idli rice - 1/2 cup
Urad dal - 1/4 cup
Methi/Fenugreek seeds - 1/8 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to make dosa
Method
Wash and soak jowar for 8 hours and remaining ingredients ( except salt) for 3 hours.
Now grind all together to a semi thick smooth batter.Add salt mix and leave it to ferment for 8 hours.
Your batter is ready for use,heat a dosa pan when hot pour a ladle of batter and spread it.
Pour few drops of oil around the dosa once brown on one side flip the other side to cook.
Remove it on a plate and serve with any chutney you like.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Kuthiraivalli Ven Pongal Recipe / Barnyard Millet Pongal Recipe / Kuthiraivali Pongal Recipe

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Kuthiraivalli Ven Pongal
Ingredients
Kuthiraivali/Barnyard Millet - 1/2 cup
Yellow moongh Dal / Pasi paruppu - 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder a generous pinch
Hing a pinch
Water - 3 cups
Tempering
Oil - 1 tsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Grated or chopped ginger - 1/2 tsp
Chopped green chilly- 1 small
Curry leaves few
Cashew nuts -6 chopped
Method
Heat a pressure cooker dry roast the dal till nice aroma comes,do not burn them or fry till light brown.
Add the washed millet,water,hing,salt and turmeric powder,pressure cook till soft.
Heat a kadai add ghee and oil add the tempering ingredients,saute for a minute.Switch off the stove.
Pour this tempering into the cooked pongal mix and serve them hot with chutney or sambar.

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