Millets Receipe of the day
- Barnyard Millet Pulao with Spinatch
Credit : Vijaya K Ingredients 1 cup of Barnyard millet 1 teaspoon of ginger-garlic paste 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 2 green chillies, slit 2 bay leaves 2 pods of cardamom 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder 250 grams of chopped spinach Salt to taste 1 tablespoon of oil 2 tablespoons of […]
- Udalu Idli (Barnyard Millet Idli)
Credit : Sridhar Idli is a traditional breakfast made in every south indian household. these soft pillowy steam lentil rice cakes, as we call them in english Ingredients : 1.5 cup UradDal 2 Cup Udalu Grains ( Barnyard Millet) ¼ tsp methi seeds/fenugreek seeds 4 cups water for soaking 1 cup water for soaking urad dal […]
Millets are Nature friendly
Did you know that estimated 5,000 litres of water is required to produce one kg of rice?
Millets grow well in dry zones as rain-fed crops, under marginal conditions of soil fertility and moisture. Millets are one of the oldest foods known to humans and possibly the first cereal grain to be used for domestic purposes.
Hence even if one family shifts from rice to Millets - it saves Millions of liters of water every year.
Rice undergoes as many as 7 processes before it reaches your plate some are chemical processes
Millets require only cleaning process to remove any stones that may come in while harvesting !!!!