Thinai Kara Pongal
one pot foxtail millet
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20minutes 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20minutes 10minutes
Ingredients
Main ingredients
For tempering
Instructions
  1. Set the pressure cooker to heat gently.
  2. Add the green gram dal and roast gently till it acquires a beautiful aroma.
  3. Add in the fox tail millet stir and add the water
  4. Close the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles
  5. Meanwhile in a small pan, add the ghee , cumin, crushed black pepper, curry leaves and cashew nuts and roast till the cashew nuts turn golden.
  6. Add in the asafoetida. Remove from heat.
  7. once the pressure is released, open and add the tempering and steam. Mix well, check salt.
  8. Serve with sambhar or chutney
Recipe Notes

Change the millets to kodo millet, little millet or barnyard millet depending on the availability with the same recipe.