Little millet(samai) veg pulao


Little millet_1cup
Green chillies_3
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.
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 add ginger garlic paste,garam masala,onion ,chillies saute it until the onion turns light brown.
Then add the vegetables.
Pour 11/2 cup of water ,allow it to boil
Then add the drained little millet to it
Add some mint leaves before closing the lid,leave 1 whistle and simmer it for just 2 mints.
After opening the lid add 1 tbl spoon lime juice.
Garnish it with coriander leaves n serve with Raitha.

Little millet can be substituted with other Millet varieties.

Author: Seetha Lakshmi

I'm a homemaker and a mother of 7yrs old son.I strongly believe in Thirumoolar's word"Food is medicine". My quest regarding ancient food recipes started a year back. I'm very happy to share and learn through this initiative from Swarna prashana.