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

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  • By Revathi Kannan
    Created on 21st Oct 2015

About Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal

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.

The delicious and mouthwatering Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal. Revathi Kannan shared this Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal recipe which is perfect to serve for 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Healthy Barnyard Millet Pongal recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves2People

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  • Sambhar Powder

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.

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Prashant Pandurangan2 years ago
Looks swadisht
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