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Tamarind Rice with Foxtail Millet

Tamarind Rice with Foxtail Millet - A delicious and easy to make ,healthier Puliyodhrai recipe using millets instead of rice.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Tamarind Rice with Foxtail Millet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Foxtail Millet
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 tbsp Roasted Peanuts

For the Puliohare Masala Mix

  • 2 tsp Channa Dal
  • 2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 4 Dried Kashmiri Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp Methi Seeds
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 10 Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Hing
  • 1.2 tsp Turmeric
  • golf ball sized Tamarind soaked in 1 cup hot water
  • 1/2 tsp Jaggery

Instructions

  • Soak the Tamarind in 1 cup hot water and set aside

Cook the Millets

  • Pressure Cook the Millets with 2 cups of water and 1 tsp of Salt for 10 minutes.Alternatively Pressure Cook the millets in Instant pot for 7 minutes.Let it cool.

Puliohare /Tamarind Millet Rice

  • Dry Roast the masala mix- channa dal, urad dal, coriander seeds, dried chillies, methi seeds, black pepper &. sesame Seeds.Once Cool- grind into a powder.
  • Heat Oil in a Kadai.Add the mustard seeds,Curry leaves, hing.Add the Masala Powder.
  • Stir the masalas and add the 1 cup of soaked and strained tamarind water.Cook for 10-15 minutes till it reduces.
  • Add the Cooked millet and mix.Top it with roasted peanuts and serve hot!