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.
|1cup Foxtail millet / Kangni / Varagu buy fresh|
|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|
|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|
6.4g Total Fibre
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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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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*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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