“I bought foxtail millet, how do I cook it?” you may ask. Once you learn how, this tasty and nutrition packed cereal will dominate your pulao and pongals. It is simple to cook and once you know how, you cannot go wrong. Sweets made with millets are my favourite and pulao are a close second.
Foxtail Millet, Navane (Kannada), Koralu (Telugu), Kangni (Hindi), Thinai (Tamil) was a staple cereal in India some years ago. This variety of millet is rich in dietary fibre, iron, calcium, magnesium and protein.
White (polished) rice results in a sudden spike in blood sugar levels and leads to diseases like diabetes, hypertension, obesity etc. Unpolished rice and millets prevent and reverse them. Enjoy your favourite rice based recipes by replacing rice with millets.
This recipe is to show how to cook foxtail millet properly so you can use it to prepare recipes like lemon rice, kokum rice, pulao, etc.