Monday, February 10, 2014

Kuthiraivaalli Venthaya Kanji

#KuthiraivaaliVenthayaKanji  #BarnyardmilletFenugreekGruel : #Kuthiraivaali is one of the millet whose fibre content is more than rice and wheat.
It is one of the richest sources of Thiamin [ Vitamin b6 ].

Kuthiraivaali [ Barnyard millet ]


English                                : #BarnyardMillet Or Japanese Barnyard Millet
Common Name                  : Sawan Or sanwa Or Samo Or Morio
Marathi & Chhattisgarh       : Bhagar Or Varai
Kannada                             : Oodalu
Oriya                                  : Kira
Punjabi                               : Swank
Telugu                                : Udalu Or Kodi Sama
Scientific Name                   : Echinochloa Frumentacea
Source : Echinochloa , Bharnyard Millet 
To know on Millets
Let us see how to prepare Kuthiraivaali - Barnyard Millet kanji.

Kuthiraivaali Venthaya Kanji  [ Barnyard millet Fenugreek Gruel ]

Ingredients :
3/4 cup                                 Kuthiraivaali [ Barnyard Millet ]
1/4 cup                                  Green Gram Dal
1/2 Tsp                                  Venthayam [ Fenugreek ]


1 or 2                                    Green Chilly, split lengthwise
A small piece                         Ginger, chop nicely
4 cloves                                 Garlic, chop nicely
1/4 cup                                  Carrot chopped
Small quantity                         Coriander leaves
Small quanity                          Pudhina
Small quantity                         Curry leaves
1/4 Tsp                                  Turmeric powder
3/4 Tsp                                  Salt
1/2 cup                                  Milk or Coconut Milk

Method :
Take kuthiraivaali, green gram dal and fenugreek in a pressure cooker.


Wash two times and add 3 1/2 cups of water.
Add all other given ingredients except milk.


Mix well and keep on a stove with HIGH flame.
Cook for 3 whistles and 5 minutes at SIM.
Open after the steam completely subsides.


Mix well with a ladle. Tasty kanji is ready.


Kuthiraivaali Venthaya Kanji  [ Barnyard millet Fenugreek Gruel ]

Serve hot in a bowl after adding milk.
Enjoy with pickle or any thuvaiyal.

Kuthiraivaali Venthaya Kanji  [ Barnyard millet Fenugreek Gruel ]


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