Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Foxtail millet vegetable pulov

  As I had already posted recipes of foxtail millet / Thinai  , this is another recipe using foxtail millet . This a healthy pulov with mixed vegetables. No sidedish is needed. This can be served with sambar.
Requirements :
Foxtail millet – 2 cup
Onion – 1
Garlic – 4 cloves
Ginger – 1’’ piece
Green chilly – 5 – 6
Tomato – 2
Curry leave – a sprig
Chopped Carrot – ¼ cup
Chopped Beans – ¼ cup
Oil – 1 tbs
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp

Method :
Wash and Soak the fox tail millet for fifteen minutes .
Pressure cook with 4 cup of water till two whistles.
Heat oil in a pan , add the mustard seeds and wait till it splutters.
Add the chopped onion and sauté till translucent.
Add the finely chopped ginger and garlic, sauté well.
Add the chopped tomato and sauté till fully mashed.
Add the slit green chillies and sauté for a minute.
Add the chopped carrot and beans . sauté for ten minutes.
Sprinkle little water and required salt.
Close with the lid and cook in medium flame for ten minutes.
Add the cooked foxtail millet and mix well.
Cook for five minutes in low flame with closed lid.
Take off from flame and mix well.
Foxtail  vegetable  pulov is ready to serve.
Serve along with sambar / coconut chutney.