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Dates And Foxtail Millet Flour Peda

Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
7 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Dates And Foxtail Millet Flour Peda RECIPE

Foxtail millet ( thinai) is naturally gluten free and easy way to work with and is very healthy. In this recipe I have also added dates and cane sugar. Try this nutrient packed mouth watering pedas.

Recipe Tags

  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 3/4 cup seedless dates
  2. 1 cup foxtail millet flour ( thinai flour)
  3. 1/2 cup unrefined cane sugar (naatu sarkkarai)
  4. 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  5. 2 tbsp ghee
  6. few sliced almonds


  1. Pulse the dates in a mixer for 3 to 4 times. (Don't make like a paste) or chop it finely.
  2. Heat a drop of ghee in a pan and add the foxtail millet flour. Keep in low flame and fry it until a nice aroma comes out. Allow it to cool.
  3. Heat the naatu sarkkarai(cane sugar) in a non stick pan with 1/4 cup water. When it starts boiling, add the dates and cook for some time.
  4. When it comes to sticky consistency, add 1 tbsp ghee and the fried foxtail millet flour (thinai flour).
  5. Stir continuously until it starts leaving the sides of the pan. Finally, add the cardamom powder and spread it in a greased plate.
  6. Garnish with sliced almonds and cut it into small pedas.
  7. Yummy and healthy dates and foxtail millet flour pedas are ready.

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Shanmuga Priya
Shanmuga Priya   Dec-29-2016


Anupama Kumari
Anupama Kumari   Dec-28-2016

Nice and different pedas!

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