Foxtail Millet/Thinai Halwa



Foxtail Millet – 1 cup
Milk – 2 cup
Palm sugar – 3/4 cup
Ghee – 5 tablespoon
Elachi powder – a pinch

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 a pan add ghee and melt it.
Add the ground batter and cook on a medium flame. Keep stirring continuously.
Cook till it becomes crumble. It takes around 10 mins. Then add milk to the cooked mixture and keep on mashing it.
When the milk evaporates, add palm sugar and mix well.Cook till the halwa begins to leave the sides of the pan.Add little ghee and mix everything well.
Stir and mash the halwa well to get a smooth halwa.
Heat ghee in a pan add cashew kismis fry it till golden color and pour it over the halwa. Serve warm.

Author: Saranya

I’m HomeMaker and a mother of 1 year old baby girl. I have 6 yrs of IT experience with Accenture and IGATE and currently taken break to take care of my little one. I have an interest towards home made ancient recipes which is very healthy for kids and adults and hence started preparing all those at home and thought of sharing the same with all parents.