January 14, 2015

Mixed Millets Ven Pongal - Millet Recipes

This recipe is a healthy and tasty dish - Ven Pongal with combination of  kodo, barnyard and little millets. 

Kodo Millet / Varagu
1/3 cup
Barnyard Millet/ Kuthiraivali
1/3 cup
Little Millet / Saamai
1/3 cup
Split green moong dal / Paasipparuppu
½ cup
Cumin Seeds
1 tes
Black Pepper
1 tes
 1 inch (grated)
Curry Leaves
1 spring
As required
To Temper

1 tbs
Cashew nuts (chopped)

1. Dry roast all the millets together and moong dal separately till the aroma comes out. Allow them into cool down and mix them together. Wash and soak it in a cup of water for 5 mins.
2. Dry roast pepper and cumin seeds together till the aroma comes out.
3. In a pressure cooker, add the millets and moong dal mixture with water. Then add roasted pepper and cumin seeds, curry leaves, grated ginger, salt and 5 cups of water. Mix them well.
    4. Pressure cook for 1 whistle in high flame and keep the flame in sim for 7       mins.
5. Heat the pan, add ghee and fry cashew nuts.
6. After pressure has gone, temper it with fried cashew nuts.
   Mixed millet ven pongal is ready to eat. Serve it with Coconut chutney, Sambar and Vadai.

Mix the millets in any ratio. But the mixture should come to 1 cup.


Sangeetha Nambi said...

Super healthy pongal

Vikis Kitchen said...

Mixed millets pongal and the whole platter looks delicious. Happy Pongal dear.

Unknown said...

wow thats a super healthy version of pongal :) wonderful done and love the platting !! happy pongal dear !!

Rani Sundar said...

what a lovely & healthy spread...Pass on a plate here:)

Priya Anandakumar said...

Lovely Kurunji, very healthy and makes me hungry...

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