Kambu Dosa/Pearl Millet Dosa
Kambu/ Pearl Millet:100 grams
Raw Rice:50 grams
Uzhunnu/Black gram:50 grams
Uluva/fenugreek: half tea spoon
Aval/Rice flakes: Two Table Spoons
Soak Kambu, raw rice, black gram, and fenugreek in water for 5 hours. Keep Aval/rice flakes in water for five minutes and grind it along with the above ingredients already wet, as a paste and keep it for fermentation. Once its fermented, add salt to taste and prepare your dosa. If you like the taste of ghee, you may sprinkle the same while preparing dosa.
Barnyard Millet(Kuthiravali) Upuma
Barnyard Millet: One Cup
Small onion, ginger and green chilly sliced small
Mustard seed, Oil, Curry leaves and salt
Roast Barnyard Millet Rava. Boil the oil and roast the mustard seed. Later add curry leaves, ginger, green chilly, small onion etc. sliced to be sauted. When its brown in color, add Two and a Half cup of water. Once the added water is boiled, add fried Millet Rava with salt to taste and mix as a paste and cover it with sim heat until the water is evaporated. Later you may serve to eat.
Ragi Laddu (Sweet Dish)
Ragi Powder: One Cup
Grated Coconut: One Cup
Milk: One and a half cup
Cardamom Powder: Half tea spoon
Badam, Pista, jaggery and ghee
Fry Ragi Powder well and add half cup grated coconut and stir well. Later add milk, cardamom powder and jaggery to the mix and stir well. sliced badam and pista to be boiled in ghee and add to the mix and stir well. Later in lukewarm heat, the batter should be rolled as balls and dip in the rest of the grated coconut. Ragi laddu is ready to eat.
Little Millet (Chama) Payasam (Sweet)
Little Millet: Half Cup
Milk: Three cups
Sugar: One and a half cup
Ghee, Cashew Nuts and Raisins
Washed and cleaned Little Millet should be cooked in three cups of water. Add Milk and sugar and stir well. Cook in sim heat until it becomes thick as per your choice. Switch off the stove and add Cashew and raisins fried in ghee. Little Millet Payasam Ready.
Kodo Millet (Varagu Rice) Upuma
Kodo Millet: One Cup
Grated Carrot: Half cup
Grated Coconut: Half Cup
Water: Two Cups
Ghee: One Tea Spoon
Mustard seed: One tea spoon
Urdu dal: Two Tea spoons
Green chilly, ginger, curry leaves and small onion sliced well and Salt to taste
Keep the Millet clean ready for cooking. Saut mustard seed, ginger, Curry leaves, onion, green chilly in ghee and add urdu dal. Once the urdu dal turns brown, add grated carrot and saut well to be cokked. Add Two cups of water, add salt and let the water boil. Later add the Millet and wait till the water is evaporated. Switch off the stove and add grated Coconut and cover it for sometime. Millet Upuma is ready to serve.
Banyard Millet (Kuthiravaly Rice) Curd Rice
Banyard Millet:250 Grams
Set Curd medium fermented:250 ML (Or as per choice)
Ginger: One small piece
Mustard Seed: One Tea Spoon
Whole Dried Red Chilly: Four
Ginger, curry leaves sliced well and Salt to taste
Clean the Millet and cook well in a pressure cooker until three whistles. Keep the cooked Millet open to cool down. Saut mustard seed, ginger, Curry leaves in cooking oil/coconut oil. Cut the Red chillies into small pieces and add to the pan just before putting it off. When the cooked Millet is cold enough, add curd and other sauted ingredients to it and mix well until the ingredients are well mixed. Add salt to taste. Your Millet Card Millet Rice is ready. As per dietary preferences, you may add raisins also to the mix. This Curd Millet Rice will go well with fresh grated cucumber and onion or with a pickle.
Foxtail Millet (Thina Rice) Upuma
Foxtail Millet:1 Cup (Approx 150 Grams)
Oil or Ghee: Two Tea spoons
Cumin Seeds: Half Tea Spoon
Mustard Seed: Half Tea Spoon
Urdu Dal: One Tea Spoon
Curry Leaves: Two branches
Big Onion, Carrot & Tomato: One each nicely grated
Beans: Three numbers nicely grated
Green peas: Half Cup
Salt to taste
Clean the Foxtail Millet and soak in water for 15 minutes. Heat up a Pan and put the oil to saut mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Later put the nicely grated onion, carrot and beans to saut well. Later add tomato and greenpeas and saut again. Add two cups of water and let it boil well. Once the water is boiled, add the millet along with salt and cook in medium flame for 15 minutes. Remember to mix the ingredients well in frequent intervals until its fully cooked. Your Foxtail Millet Upuma is ready to eat.