Korralu Upma Foxtail Millet

30 minutes


serves 2

Korralu Upma

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. 

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1cup Foxtail millet / Kangni / Varagu buy fresh
2.5cups Water
1 medium size onion; finely chopped
1 small tomato; chopped
1/2cup Mixed veggies (Beans, Carrots and Peas); finely chopped
2-4Nos Green Chillies; chopped
Few Coriander leaves; chopped
1tsp Lemon juice
Salt as required
2-3tbsp Grated coconut
For Dressing
1tbsp Coconut Oil
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1tsp Split Black gram/ Urad dal
1/2tsp Bengal Gram/ Chana Dal
A pinch Turmeric powder
Few Curry Leaves

Nutritional Information

9g Fat
7.5g Protein
6.4g Total Fibre
32.6g Carbohydrates
27.5mg Calcium
1.8mg Iron
240kcal Energy



Stage 1

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.
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Stage 2

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.
Mark as complete


*Nutrition info is a rough estimate based on the ingredients. Note that values may vary from case to case.
*As with all recipes, there is a number of ways you can get things done. If you believe that some of the instructions can be improved, or have a good alternative solution, feel free to leave a comment.

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