Recipe

Kodo Millet Methi rice - gluten-free complete meal!

Prep Time
2 hours
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings
1 servings

Flavourful methi rice in its millet avatar. Simple, easy, wholesome and healthy.

It's a great combination or fresh greens and millets.

 

Ingredients
  • Kodo millet: ¼ cup
  • Bayleaf: 1no
  • Cloves: 1 no
  • Cardamom: 1no
  • Cinnamon: ½ inch piece
  • Methi leaves: ½ cup (chopped)
  • Tomato: 2 tbsp (chopped)
  • Green chili: 1-2 nos (chopped)
  • Ginger: 1inch (grated)
  • Garlic: 2 cloves (chopped)
  • Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
  • Rock salt: to taste
  • Fresh coconut: 2 tbsp (grated)
Method
  • Soak kodo millet for 2 hours.
  • Cook it in water, 3 times the measure of millets, bay leaf, cardamom, cinnamon, clove and a little salt.
  • While the millet is cooking, in a pan dry roast chopped garlic and green chili for 3 minutes.
  • Add chopped methi leaves and sauté for a couple of minutes.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, salt, and grated ginger and sauté until tomatoes are cooked mushy.
  • Once millets are cooked, fluff it up with a fork and spread it on a plate to cool. Remove the whole spices added while cooking.
  • Mix the pan ingredients with the cooked millets and taste to check for salt.
  • Stir in grated coconut and allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with cashew-methi-curry-matar-methi-malai- and  curd-chutney.

Wellcure Tip:

  • You could substitute Kodo millet with little millet/foxtail millet/barnyard millet.

Eating Guide:

  • Food group: Millets
  • Millets are gluten-free, rich in fibre and high in nutritional value. They are a good option to add variety to your meals or when you want to go grain-free.
  • It is a fair source of protein, which is highly digestible and is an excellent source of dietary fiber with good amounts of soluble and insoluble fractions
  • Millets are easily digestible.

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