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Kodo Millet Pongal Recipe

By Hemapriya Natesan @MyLittleMoppet

January 13, 2022 Leave a Comment

My little moppet brings you a tasty south Indian recipe to make your breakfast more special in this pongal season! A tasty and easily made recipe with full of healthy ingredients. This wholesome breakfast kodo millet pongal can make the baby more energetic and active throughout the day! Millet pongal is a traditional rice dish that is commonly prepared during the harvest season in Tamil Nadu, India. It is an important part of Tamil culture and tradition, and it is usually served on special occasions like festivals, marriages, or other family gatherings. Millet pongal has many health benefits and is good for the heart as well as your baby’s overall health.

Kodo Millet Pongal Recipe

Are you looking for a healthy and yummy pongal recipe to kick start your baby’s festival spirit? Here is an extremely healthy Kodo millet Pongal recipe!Are you looking for a healthy and yummy pongal recipe to kick start your baby’s festival spirit? Here is an extremely healthy Kodo millet Pongal recipe!

Ingredients:

  • Varagu/Kodo millet – 1 cup
  • Moong dal – 2  tbsp
  • Pepper – 1 tsp
  • Jeera – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Water
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Cashews – 5 splitted

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Instructions:

1. Wash and soak koda millet and moongdal for 1 hour.

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2. Heat a small pressure cooker with ghee and add pepper, jeera. Let it splutter.

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3. Add curry leaves.

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4. Add ginger, turmeric and saute.

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5. Add moong dal and saute.

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6. Add Kodo millet / Varagu and saute.

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7. Add water and bring it to a boil.

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8. Pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles in medium flame.

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9. Heat a tadka pan with ghee.

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10. Once the ghee is heated, add cashews and fry it till golden brown.

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11. Add the ghee fried cashews to the Pongal once pressure is released from the cooker and mix well. Yummy & healthy millet pongal for kids is ready to serve.

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NOTE: For babies below 1 year ginger paste and pepper powder can be used.

Are you looking for a healthy and yummy pongal recipe to kick start your baby’s festival spirit? Here is an extremely healthy Kodo millet Pongal recipe!Are you looking for a healthy and yummy pongal recipe to kick start your baby’s festival spirit? Here is an extremely healthy Kodo millet Pongal recipe!

In this millet pongal recipe, we have added the necessary spices and other ingredients to make it tastier. If you are looking for a delicious and healthy breakfast in this Pongal season then this is the right recipe for you. Let us know in the comments below if you liked our recipe.

Are you looking for a healthy and yummy pongal recipe to kick start your baby’s festival spirit? Here is an extremely healthy Kodo millet Pongal recipe!Are you looking for a healthy and yummy pongal recipe to kick start your baby’s festival spirit? Here is an extremely healthy Kodo millet Pongal recipe!

Kodo Millet Pongal Recipe   Kodo Millet Pongal RecipeKodo Millet Pongal Recipe Save Print y little moppet brings you a tasty south Indian recipe to make your breakfast more special in this pongal season! A tasty and easily made recipe with full of healthy ingredients. This wholesome breakfast kodo millet pongal can make the baby more energetic and active throughout the day! Author: Hemapriya Recipe type: Breakfast Cuisine: Indian INGREDIENTS
  • Varagu/Kodo millet - 1 cup
  • Moong dal - 2 tbsp
  • Pepper - 1 tsp
  • Jeera - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 1 spring
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Water
  • Ginger - 1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Cashews - 5 splitted
METHOD
  1. Wash and soak koda millet and moongdal for 1 hour.
  2. Heat a small pressure cooker with ghee and add pepper, jeera. Let it splutter.
  3. Add curry leaves.
  4. Add ginger, turmeric and saute.
  5. Add moong dal and saute.
  6. Add Kodo millet / Varagu and saute.
  7. Add water and bring it to a boil.
  8. Pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles in medium flame.
  9. Heat a tadka pan with ghee.
  10. Once the ghee is heated, add cashews and fry it till golden brown.
  11. Add the ghee fried cashews to the Pongal once pressure is released from the cooker and mix well.
  12. Yummy & healthy millet pongal for kids is ready to serve.
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