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cooked millet

How to cook fluffy millet?

Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Dish, Traditional
Cuisine diabetic friendly, gluten free, Indian, International, Kids choice, Medicinal, One pot, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 cup millet foxtail millet, kodo millet, little millet
  • 2 cups drinking water or stock
  • salt to taste


  • Wash the millet, drain and set aside.
  • In a saucepan bring the water or the stock to a boil.
  • Add the millet to the boiling stock or water.
  • Stir gently, as it cooks and leave it simmering.
  • Stir in between and as the grains slighly swell and and when pressed with a fork are soft remove from heat (about 12 minutes)
  • Set aside for 5 minutes and fluff with a fork.


In an instant pot
Place the millet and liquid and set for 10 minutes in high. Allow the pressure to release naturally. Open and fluff with a fork.
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