Millets are known to be one of the oldest cultivated grains. These drought-resistant grains are believed to be grown and eaten for thousands of years in South East Asia and Africa. Even today, millets are a staple in many parts of the world. This traditional grain is gaining huge popularity of late because of its nutritional values and health benefits associated with them. They are very versatile and are being adapted to modern-day cooking and dishes. Here are some recipes from breakfast to dinner in which you can include millets.
Ingredients ¾ cup foxtail millet ¼ cup moong dal (yellow lentils) 2 teaspoon oil 1 small onion finely chopped ½ inch ginger grated 1 clove garlic grated 1 green chili finely chopped 1 small tomato finely chopped ½ teaspoon cumin powder ½ teaspoon garam masala ¼ cup peas 1 small carrot chopped 5-6 green beans chopped 5 cups vegetable stock 1 cup yogurt whisked Salt to taste ½ teaspoon crushed pepper 1 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped