There are many types of small grains. One of them is “ Kodo millet”. Ancient Tamil literature records that honey and “millet” flour were the staple food of the Kurinji land dwellers. From this we can know that our ancestors were well aware of the greatness of millet grain. Here you can know the various benefits of kodo (varagu) millet grain.
Kodo Millet is a fiber-rich food. Strengthens organs like stomach, intestine, pancreas. It is very necessary for the strength of the body muscles and smoothness of the skin. Millet is a food rich in protein,it is one of the few foods that is low in fat. Regular consumption of millets helps to balance the level of cholesterol in the body. Make it a habit to eat whole grains. This is enough that you don’t even have to think about your healthy diet. Because every department is full of health. Now we are going to see how to make such a healthy foxtail millet Khuska.
- Millet – 1 cup,
- Onion – 2,
- Tomato – 3, Green
- chili – 6,
- Garlic clove – 10,
- Ginger – 1 piece,
- Ghee – 1 spoon,
- Oil – 1 spoon,
- Fenugreek – 1 bunch,
- Anise – 1 spoon ,
- First, take the Kodo millet and sift it well and soak it in a cup for half an hour. Cut the onion length wise. Finely chop the tomatoes. Grate the green chilies and crush the ginger garlic into two pieces and keep aside
- Put a cooker on the stove. When the cooker is hot, pour one spoon of ghee and one spoon of oil. When the oil dries up, add some aniseed and add the fried onions and saute well. Then add ginger and garlic and saute after adding curry leaves and then add tomatoes to it, add turmeric powder and salt and saute well.Then add ginger and garlic and saute after adding curry leaves and then add tomatoes to it, add turmeric powder and salt and saute well. Add chopped green chilies. Green chillies alone are enough for the spiciness.
- After sautéing all these, pour two cups of water, when the water is hot, add the soaked millet , mix well and close the cooker. Turn off the stove after three whistles. After the whistle, open the cooker and give the rice a good stir once.
- After the whistle, open the cooker and give the rice a good stir once. It doesn’t come alone like the usual dishes we make but it looks like a little bit of batter. But by doing this, you will get the satisfaction of having made a good healthy meal and the eater will have the satisfaction of eating a healthy meal.