Foxtail Millet Pongal | How to make Foxtail Millet Pongal

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

It is a great substitute to rice or wheat. So make something new and interesting for your family. This foxtail millet pongal just fits in for an amazing snack.

Foxtail Millet Pongal

Ingredients to make Foxtail Millet Pongal

  • 3/4 cup foxtail millet
  • 1/4 cup roasted moong dal
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tsp. urad dal
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 1-2 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tsp. ginger, grated
  • 1/2 tsp. whole peppercorns
  • 2-3 tbsp. roasted cashew nuts
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp. ghee
  • 1 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Foxtail Millet Pongal

  1. Soak the foxtail millet and moong dal for 2-3 hours. Pressure cook with 3 &1/2 cups water and salt to taste for 4-5 whistles. Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds & red chili. After it stops spluttering, add the curry leaves, green chilies, peppercorns, ginger, urad dal and roasted cashews.
  3. Saute for a few seconds and pour this tempering over the boiled millet-dal mix. Drizzle some ghee over it and garnish with coriander leaves.
  4. Serve with coconut chutney & sambar.

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