14 June 2013

Foxtail Millet / Thinai Dhal Bhath

Foxtail millet its such an healthy grain and a best replacement for white rice. It cooks same and perfectly like rice and helps in obesity and diabetic related issues.  

What you need: Recipe Source (Priyas Versatile recipes)
1 cup - Foxtail millet
1/2 cup - Thoor dal
1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
2 cups - Mixed Veggies(any veggies of ur choice)
1 tbsp - Sambar powder
1 tsp - Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp - Asafoetida powder
1 sprig - Few curry leaves
2 tbsp - Coriander leaves (chopped)
1 tsp - Oil

How to make:
Wash and soak millet and dhal together for 15 mins. 

Heat oil in a cooker, add the veggies saute well add the soaked millet and dhal mixture with turmeric powder, sambar powder, salt, add 3 cups water and cook for 3 whistles.

In a small pan heat 1 tsp oil add mustard seeds once it splutters add asafoetida powder and curry leaves.

Once the steam goes off open the lid and add the tempering add chopped coriander leaves mix well and serve hot with raitha.


  1. Very healthy and delicious dish.. looks colorful!!

  2. wow!!! really healthy.. lots of thanks for the info...

  3. Thanks for trying sis, we are a great fan of this healthy dish, dont forget to send this month's Healthy diet event.

  4. Very healthy and delicious ..nice preparation

  5. very very healthy and looks delicious dear :)

  6. Looks very yummy.. A healthy sub for rice :)