Foxtail millet kichidi: A scrumptious vegan recipe

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Foxtail millet kichidi: A scrumptious vegan recipe

This foxtail millet khichdi is prepared with veggies and peas along with spices. Make it for a breakfast or lunch. It is a best nutritionally balanced one-pot meal for PCOS. Foxtail millet is a easy recipe which can be replaced with rice or broken wheat.

Ingredients:

  • 50 g foxtail millet
  • 1 small chopped onon
  • 50 g red or green or yellow capsicum
  • 50 g green pea
  • 4 g coconut oil or olive oil
  • 3 green chilies
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • salt as per taste
  • few chopped coriander and curry leaves

Preparation:

  1. Boil in a cooker faoxtail millets with 2-3 cups of water upto four whistles in a high. Simmer to medium flame and cook for 2 mins.
  2. Heat a pan add coconut oil. Add turmeric, onions, peas, capsicum, carrot, curry leaves and chilies. Cook under a medium flame.
  3. Sprinkle water. By covering with a lid cook for 5 min with occasional stirring until the vegetables becomes tender and soft.
  4. Add foxtail millet to the pan. Sprinkle some water and add salt and mix well. Cover with a lid and do stir occasionally for 2 more mins.
  5. Turn off the flame by adding coriander and serve with cucumber raita.

Tips:

  • Soak over night millet in a bowl of water. Any millet should be soaked in water as it helps easy digestion of food.
  • Soak peas for an hour before cooking.
  • If you want you can do tempering for this recipe. Add any millet as per your taste.

Nutrition:

Calories- 490, protein -27 g, fat- 12 g, carbs- 70 g , fiber – 14 g

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