Foxtail Biryani (Thinai Biryani) | How to make Foxtail Biryani (Thinai Biryani)

By ishwarya narayanan  |  10th Nov 2016  |  
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About Foxtail Biryani (Thinai Biryani) Recipe

A very healthy and tasty dish.

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Foxtail Biryani (Thinai Biryani)

Ingredients to make Foxtail Biryani (Thinai Biryani)

  • Foxtail millet (Thinai) 1/2 cup
  • water 1 and 1/2 cup
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • bay leaves 2
  • ginger- Garlic paste 1/2 tsp
  • Diced tomato 1 cup
  • Diced onion 1 cup
  • Diced beans 1/2 cup
  • Diced carrot 1/2 cup
  • salt to taste
  • Biriyani masala as needed
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Few curry leaves
  • Few coriander leaves

How to make Foxtail Biryani (Thinai Biryani)

  1. The foxtail millet can be cooked either in a pressure cooker or directly. Its wise to soak this millet in water for 30 minutes before cooking.
  2. Take a kadai. Heat oil and add the mustard seeds to it. Once it splutters, add in the ginger-garlic paste and bay leaves to it.
  3. Then add the onion and fry till it turns brown in colour. Next, add in the tomatoes and fry it for a minute.
  4. Add the rest of the chopped vegetables such as carrot, beans and fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour water into it. Then add in the turmeric powder, biriyani masala, salt and mix it well.
  6. Add the soaked thinai to it after filtering the water used for soaking it.
  7. Allow the mixture to boil well and stir it occasionally till all the water is dried up. (In case you are using a pressure cooker, cook till 3 whistles blow and mix it well after opening the cooker.)
  8. Garnish with curry leaves, coriander leaves and serve it.

My Tip:

You can add any of your favorite vegetables to this.

Reviews for Foxtail Biryani (Thinai Biryani) (2)

BetterButter Editorial2 years ago

Hi Ishwarya, this image appears to be hazy and unclear. Kindly upload a clear image of this dish at the earliest. Thanks!

Shiva Pande2 years ago

Really nice recipe..

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