Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Varagarisi Venthayam Kanji

#VaragarisiVenthayaKanji #KodoMilletFenugreekPorridge : #Varagu or #varagarisi is known as #KodoMillet in English.

Varagu or Varagarisi [ Kodo Millet ]

#Millet are small seeded grasses and are rich sources of vitamins and minerals.
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Here let us see how to prepare a kanji ( porridge ) using kodo millet and venthayam ( fenugreek ).

Varagarisi Venthaya Kanji [ Kodo Millet Fenugreek Porridge ]

Ingredients :
3/4 cup                                  Varagarisi (kodo 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
Small quantity                         Coriander leaves
Small quanity                          Pudhina
Small quantity                         Curry leaves
3/4 Tsp                                  Salt
1/2 cup                                  Milk or Coconut Milk

Method :
Dry roast varagarisi [ kodo millet ] until it turns bright white color.

Roasted Varagarisi

Transfer into a vessel.
Now dry roast green gram dal and fenu greek until it turns to golden color.
Transfer into the same vessel.
Wash well and take in a cooker.


Add 4 cups of water and add given ingredients except milk.
Close lid with weight ON.


Pressure cook for 3 whistles and 7 minutes on SIM.
Open after the steam has completely subsided.


Mix well with a ladle. Tasty kanji is ready.


Serve hot in a bowl by adding milk.

Varagarisi Venthaya Kanji [ Kodo Millet Fenugreek Porridge ]

Enjoy with pickle or any thuvaiyal.

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