Little millet(samai) veg pulao

Ingredients: Little millet_1cup Onion_1 Tomato_1 Green chillies_3 Cardomom,Cinnamon, Bayleaf,Cloves_each 1. Chopped vegetables_1 cup (Carrot,beans,greenpeas,knolkhoz ,capsicum,etc..) Ginger garlic paste_1 tbl spn Garam masala_1tea spoon Cold presses groundnut oil. Salt. Method: First wash the little millet and soak it in water for 15_ 20 mints. Heat oil in the cooker Add cinnamon, cardomom,bayleaf,clove and saute it. Then … Continue reading “Little millet(samai) veg pulao”

Foxtail millet sweet balls(thinai urundai)

Foxtail millet :2cups Jaggery:1cup Honey:2tbsp Cardomom powder:1/2tsp Method: Dry fry the millet until it turns light brown colour.Grind the millet coarsely.Then, make jaggery syrup by adding little water to the jaggery. Add cardomom powder ,jaggery syrup and honey to it and make it into small balls. ” Traditional and organic  varieties of Pohas, Rice, Millets … Continue reading “Foxtail millet sweet balls(thinai urundai)”

Foxtail Millet/Thinai Halwa

Ingredients: Foxtail Millet – 1 cup Milk – 2 cup Palm sugar – 3/4 cup Ghee – 5 tablespoon Elachi powder – a pinch Water Method: Wash and soak millet in water for 2 hours. Add drained millet with little water to a mixer and blend it to a smooth batter. Keep it aside. Take … Continue reading “Foxtail Millet/Thinai Halwa”

Foxtail millet/Thinai Pongal

Ingredients: Thinai – 3/4 cup Moong dal – 1/4 cup Jaggery – 1/2 cup Ghee Cashew Nut and kismis Elachi powder Method: Dry roast the moong dal till nice aroma comes out. Set it aside and allow it to cool. Dry roast the foxtail millet for 5 mins and allow it to cool. Mix both … Continue reading “Foxtail millet/Thinai Pongal”

Thinai sweet pongal (Foxtail millet)

Ingredients: Foxtail millet -1 cup Greengram dal -1/4 cup Jaggery -1 1/2 cup Salt Cardamon powder-2 tsp Ghee-3 to 4 tbls Cashew nut-25grms Dry grapes-25grms Method: Wash the foxtail millet and dal. Soak it in water for 10mins Add three times of water to it(1:3) and pressure cook. Leave 3 whistles and simmer it for … Continue reading “Thinai sweet pongal (Foxtail millet)”

Pearl Millet Chutney

Ingredients: Bengal gram – 2 tblspn Urad dal – 2 tblspn Red chilly – 3 Onion – 1 Pearl millet /Bajra/Kambu – 1/4 cup Oil Mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida powder and curry leaf – little. Method: In a pan add oil and fry red chilly urad dal and Bengal dal till golden brown. Then … Continue reading “Pearl Millet Chutney”

Mixed Millets Health mix

Ingredients: Finger millet -200gms Traditional pearl millet -200gms Kodo rice – 100gms Little millet rice- 100 gms Foxtail rice-100gms Barnyard rice -100gms White jowar-100gms Maize -100gms Greengram- 10gms Groundnut -10gms Almonds- 5-6 nos Cashew -5 -6 nos Cardamom – 8 or 9 Method: Dry roast all the ingredients separately except cardamom until it turns light … Continue reading “Mixed Millets Health mix”

Health-Mix made from traditional ingredients

Today our kids are not getting their sufficient energy through their irregular food habits. So we are feeding unnatural food, drinks and so on. Many times, the greatest secrets to our healthy living is with our granny. In our house, we never had those modern so called health drink. Many people do not have time … Continue reading “Health-Mix made from traditional ingredients”

A meeting of Kindred Spirits – Part 2 of 3

5th Year Anniversary Celebration of Swarnaprashna Parenting Group The second day dawned bright and early. The first session of the day was Yoga – guided graciously by parent Bhooma. Though Bhooma did not have any indication that she will be called on to conduct the session (as the other person who was supposed to do … Continue reading “A meeting of Kindred Spirits – Part 2 of 3”