Healthy Millet Recipes You Can Try For Good Health(2023)

Healthy Millet Recipes You Can Try For Good Health

1. Bajra-wheat palak roti

Ingredient:

  • 200 grams of bajra
  • 100 grams of whole grain wheat flour
  • 1 bunch palak leaves
  • 2 cloves of Garlic 2 cloves
  • 15 ml of curd
  • 2 chopped green chilly
  • 3 tablespoon of coriander leaves
  •  teaspoon of turmeric
  • Salt to taste

Method:

1. Combine all the ingredients into a dough.
2. Make it into a roti and cook it in a pan with ghee/oil.
3. Serve hot with curd or chutney of choice.

2. Ragi jello

Ingredient:

  • 1 cup of overnight soaked ragi overnight
  • 1/2 cup of jaggery powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoon of chopped nuts
  • 1 tablespoon of Ghee

Method

1. Grind the soaked ragi well to get its thick ragi milk.
2. Take the ragi milk in a pan and add jaggery and salt to it and mix well. Heat the mixture in low flame for several minutes.
3. Stir continuously to avoid any lump formation and add ghee in small portions while stirring.
4. Once the mix solidifies, add the chopped nuts and transfer it to a plate greased with ghee and let it cool.
5. Cut into the desired shape and serve.

3. Pearl millet Dosa

Ingredient

  • 1 cup of pearl millet
  • 1/4 cup of urad dal
  • 2 tablespoon of rice flakes
  • Salt to taste

Method

1.Soak pearl millet, rice flakes, and urad dal separately in water for 4 hours.
2. Grind them separately to a sandy texture and combine them with salt as needed.
3. Ferment them overnight or for 8 hours.
4. Prepare dosa and serve hot with tomato or coriander chutney and sambar.

Try this millet dosa recipe if you want to include millet in your diet. 

4. Mixed Millet laddoo

Ingredient:

  • 150 grams of ragi flour
  • 150 grams of bajra flour
  • 150 grams of jowar flour
  • 75 grams of flour
  • 30 grams of mixed nuts and dry fruits chopped
  • 1 tablespoon roasted flax seed or til seeds
  • 3 tablespoon of ghee
  • 2 powdered cardamom

Method:

1. Heat ghee in a pan and fry all flours on medium flame until they are aromatic. Keep it aside.
2. Melt the jaggery with water in a separate pan. Once it melts add the flour slowly while mixing to avoid any lumps.
3. Add the nuts and seeds. Remove from flame.
4. Make ladoo by greasing your hands with ghee.
5. Store in an airtight jar.

Since millets are high in nutrients, you should add them to your diet without thinking twice. However, do check with a nutritionist or your doctor to check for possible complications.

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