January 24, 2015

Drumstick Leaves and Little Millet Soup | Little Millet Recipes

    This soup is different from others through the usage of millets for thickness and consistency instead of corn flour in regular soups. This is the good remedy for cough and cold in winter season.

Drumstick Leaves
Little Millet / Saamai
2 tbsp
Split Green Gram / Yellow Moong dal
1 tbsp
Small Onion
Garlic Pods
Dry Ginger
¼ inch
Jawa Peppercorn / Vaal Milagu
Piper Longum / Thippili
As required
Roasted Cumin Seeds Powder
As required

1. Wash and soak little millet and moong dal together for 15 mins.
2. Grind the small onion, garlic pods, dry ginger, jawa peppercorns, and piper longum into a coarse paste.
3. Wash the leaves and keep it aside.
4. In a cooker, add the soaked millet and moong dal, ground paste, drumstick leaves and salt. Add enough water and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles in a high flame.
5. After pressure has gone, drain the soup completely and serve. Sprinkle roasted cumin powder at the time of serving.
      Healthy winter special soup is ready.
1. Adding cumin powder is optional.
2. You can use normal peppercorn instead of jawa peppercorn.
3. No need to drain the soup. You can have it with leaves also.


Vikis Kitchen said...

Soup with drumstick leaves looks very yummy !

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

interesting version..

Menaga Sathia said...

very interesting n healthy soup !!

Gauri said...

Healthy and refreshing :)

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