Korralu Upma Foxtail Millet
Foxtail Millet Upma
Add variety and nutrition to your meals with this versatile ingredient – the foxtail millet. Foxtail millet is rich in fiber, protein and low in fat. Beneficial in controlling blood sugar levels as it is a good source of magnesium.
Time: 30 minutes
1 cup Foxtail millet / Kangni / Varagu
2.5 cups Water
1 medium size onion; finely chopped
1 small tomato; chopped
1/2 cup Mixed veggies (Beans, Carrots and Peas); finely chopped
2-4 Green Chillies; chopped
Few Coriander leaves; chopped
1 tsp Lemon juice
Salt as required
2-3 tbsp grated coconut
1 tbsp coconut oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp Split Black gram/ Urad dal
1/2 tsp Bengal Gram/ Chana Dal
a pinch Turmeric powder
few Curry Leaves
- Rinse the foxtail millet and soak in water for 10-15 minutes. Drain water and keep aside
- Take a pan, add oil and heat. Add chana dal, urad dal and mustard seeds. Fry till they turn golden brown. Once the mustard splutters, add curry leaves, onion and green chillies.
- Sauté for a minute and add chopped tomatoes.
- Add finely chopped mixed veggies, salt, turmeric and sauté for 2 more minutes.
- Add water and once it starts to boil, add foxtail millet. Mix well.
- Cover and cook for about 10 minutes on low flame.
- Once foxtail millet is cooked, add coriander leaves, lemon juice and coconut.
- Serve hot.
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