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Varagu Upama | Kodo Millet Porridge

Meena C R
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Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Varagu Upama | Kodo Millet Porridge RECIPE

A nutritious Breakfast option with Millet

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • South Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup Varagu Arisi | Koovaragu | Koden | Harka | Kodra | Ari
  2. 3 cups Water
  3. 1 Onion finely chopped
  4. 1 Carrot finely diced
  5. 2 tblsp Peas
  6. 1 tsp chopped ginger
  7. 3 Green Chillies finely chopped
  8. To taste Salt
  9. 1 tsp Oil
  10. 1 tsp Rai | Mustard Seeds
  11. 1 tsp Urad Dal
  12. 1 tsp Channa Dal
  13. 1 sprig Kadhi Patta | Curry Leaves


  1. Wash and drain Kodo Millet and keep aside.
  2. In a non-stick kadhai, heat oil and add rai, urad dal, chana dal and curry leaves. When the rai splutters, add onions, green chillies and chopped ginger. Saute till the onions become translucent.
  3. Add carrots and peas. Saute for 2 minutes. Add water and salt. When water comes to a boil, add the drained Kodo Millet and mix well.
  4. When this comes to a boil, keep the gas flame on low and cover cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  5. Check to see if Kodo Millet is cooked. It takes approximately 8 minutes to cook. Once done, transfer to a serving bowl. Serve hot with any Chutney.

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