Foxtail Millet Upma | How to make Foxtail Millet Upma

By Bethica Das  |  15th Mar 2018  |  
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About Foxtail Millet Upma Recipe

let me share a simple South Indian snack recipe of Upma where I substituted semolina (sooji) with millet. I also added some veggies for a wholesome meal. You can serve with pickle or coconut chutney.

Foxtail Millet Upma

Ingredients to make Foxtail Millet Upma

  • 1/2 cup foxtail millet / Kangni
  • 1 cup chopped assorted veggies (beans, carrot, peas, flat beans, etc), chopped
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tsp. split urad dal
  • 1 tsp. ginger, grated
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. sambar powder
  • 1 tsp. ghee
  • 1 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Foxtail Millet Upma

  1. Soak the millet in sufficient water for 1-2 hours. Wash well and drain. Keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds.
  2. After it stops spluttering, add the curry leaves, urad dal, green chilies, ginger and onion. Saute till the onion turns translucent.
  3. Add all the chopped veggies, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well and cook, covered till the veggies are soft.
  4. Add the drained millet,
  5. 2 cups water and sambar powder. Cover & simmer till the millet is cooked and the moisture is all absorbed. Switch off the flame and add ghee. Stir and garnish with coriander leaves.
  6. Serve with coconut chutney or pickle.

Reviews for Foxtail Millet Upma (1)

Shikha Roya year ago

Healthy breakfast recipe.