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December 29, 2014

Millet Flour Porridge Recipe/Millet Sathu Maavu Kanji-Millet Recipes

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Last month i shared our homemade mixed millet flour/energy mix powder/sathu maavu recipe here.Using that flour,i have shared an instant sathu maavu dosa recipe too.Recently i tried sweet & savoury porridge/kanji using my millet energy mix powder for our Sunday breakfast.It came out really well and it was flavourful too.Making this millet porridge is just a 10 minutes job.You can try sweet or savory version based on your liking.If u have less time in hand to prepare your breakfast,this millet porridge is an easy & healthy option with health benefits of all the millets in one dish.Its one of the ideal recipes for weight loss too.It keeps u energetic and full.Do try it n let me know your feedbackHappy.If u don’t want to make millet powder on your own,u can also buy the organic millet powders available in stores and prepare this porridge.But homemade millet powder is economical always ! You can try this porridge for one year old babies too.But keep in mind,u should add just 1 tsp of this powder for 2 cups of water,make it really watery and give them for the first time.If it suits them,u can increase the quantity of powder gradually.Check out my millet flour ladoo/Sathu maavu urundai recipe using jaggery if interested !





Millet porridge-sweet
Millet porridge-savory

Millet flour porridge recipe


Millet flour porridge recipe Millet flour porridge recipe/Millet sathu maavu kanji recipe for breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Breakfast
Serves: Serves 2-3
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 15 Minutes


INGREDIENTS

For sweet porridge
  • Grated jaggery - 1/3 cup
  • Cardamom seeds - 2nos ( crushed)
  • Boiled milk - 1/4 cup ( as needed)
For spicy version
  • Thick curd - 3 tbsp
  • Salt - as needed
To temper
  • Cooking oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
  • Hing/asafetida - 1/8 tsp
  • Red chilli or mor milagai - 1 no ( pinched)
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coriander leaves - little
METHOD

  • Take 5 cups of water in a big bowl and mix the millet powder without any lumps.Use a wire whisk.Add a pinch of salt and let it boil well for 10minutes in medium high flame.Stir it once or twice in the middle because it may overflow.The porridge will thicken slightly and its color changes with a shine.It shows that the millet flour is cooked well.
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  • Now remove half of the porridge to another bowl for making savory version.Let it cool.In the mean time,add grated jaggery to the remaining half of the porridge and boil well in low flame.Jaggery melts and mixes with porridge.Color of porridge changes to golden yellow based on the color of jaggery.After the jaggery is melted,allow the porridge to boil for 2 minutes to remove the raw smell of jaggery.Lastly add the crushed cardamom seeds.Mix well and add little milk before serving.Mix well n serve ! ( Do not add milk when the porridge is boiling.It will curdle the mixture.So add boiled milk only after u switch off the flame)
Millet porridge recipe-sweet
  • Take the porridge reserved for savory version. To this,add 3 tbsp of lightly sour curd.Mix well with a wire whisk or beater.Add the required salt and temper all the above said ingredients.
    • You can also add finely chopped raw mango pieces & green chillies,ginger to this porridge to make it more flavourful!
  • Add the tempered items to the porridge.Mix well and serve !
Millet porridge recipe-savory

Enjoy !


Note

  • If u are trying this porridge for the first time,just follow the above measurements.This would give u medium thick consistency porridge.
  • If u want thicker porridge,add 1 tbsp more millet powder Or if u want thinner porridge,add 1 cup of more water.Adjust as per ur liking.
  • You can also add sugar in place of jaggery.In that case,add 2-3 tbsp.Check for sweetness and add more.
  • Adjust the quantity of jaggery as per your taste.
  • You can also add finely chopped raw mango pieces & green chillies,ginger to this porridge to make it more flavorful!

Try this quick n easy millet flour porridge for your breakfast and have a healthy start of the day !
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