Foxtail millet ( Thenai ) is rich in fiber content. This grain is widely used in ancient days. Now-a-days it is rarely used.
Thenai – 1 cup
Parboiled rice – 1 cup
Urad dhal - ¼ cup
Raw rice – 1 cup
Fenugreek – ½ tsp
Soak all together for five hours.
Grind to the consistency of idly batter.
Allow to ferment for eight hours.
Pour a laddle full in idly plates and steam cook for 15 minutes.
Serve with tomato chutney or tomato kulambu.