Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal | How to make Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal

By Revathi Kannan  |  21st Oct 2015  |  
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About Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal Recipe

Pongal is a popular dish in South Indian homes and is typically served as a special breakfast in Tamil Nadu. And this Barnyard Millet, is a nutritional twist to the Pongal variety and extremely delicious! It has 6 times high fiber content when compared with wheat. Black gram added along with it, helps in strengthening of bones and muscles.

Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal

Ingredients to make Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal

  • Barnyard millet - 100 gms
  • Broken black gram - 100 gms
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Whole black gram - 1 tsp
  • Sesame oil - 1 tsp
  • pepper corns - 1 tsp
  • Split chickpea - 1 tsp
  • curry leaves - a few
  • cashewnuts - a few
  • asafoetida - a pinch
  • salt - to taste

How to make Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal

  1. Soak the black gram in water for 1/2 hour. Wash, drain and keep it aside.
  2. Wash the barnyard millet in water for two to three times.
  3. In a pressure cooker, add soaked black gram and add 200 gm of water to it.
  4. When the grams are half cooked for 2 whistles, open the lid and add the millets.
  5. Add required amount of salt and cook on a medium flame, with lid open.
  6. Fry mustard seeds, curry leaves, chick peas, pepper corns, asafoetida powder and add this mixture to the pongal.
  7. Add cashew nuts / ghee for a richer flavor.
  8. Serve hot with Sambar/Chutney.

Reviews for Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal (1)

Prashant Pandurangan3 years ago

Looks swadisht