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Foxtail Millet Fried Rice

Foxtail Millet Fried Rice

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 120

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 140


Serves 3

  • 1/2 cup foxtail millet, soaked for 2-3 hours

  • 3/4 cup mixed veggies (beans, carrot, peas, etc. chopped)

  • 2 tbsp. ghee

  • 1 tbsp. oil

  • 1-2 dry red chilies

  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds

  • 1 tsp; urad dal

  • 1 tsp. ginger, chopped

  • 1 tsp. garlic, chopped

  • 1-2 onion, sliced

  • 1 sprig curry leaves

  • 1-2 slit green chilies

  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste '

  • 1 tsp;. lime juice

  • 1 tbsp. chopped coriander leaves


  • 01

    Bring sufficient quantity of water and 1/2 tsp. salt to ta boil Add the soaked and drained millet and cook on a medium flame till soft. Drain and keep aside to cool.

  • 02

    Heat oil and ghee in a pan. Temper with mustard seeds and dry red chilies. After it stops spluttering, add the urad dal, ginger and garlic. Saute for a few seconds.

  • 03

    Then add the onion, curry leaves and green chilies. Continue to stir fry till light brown. Add all the chopped veggies and salt.

  • 04

    Mix well and cook, covered on a low flame till all the veggies are soft. Add the millet and combine everything well. Saute for 1-2 minutes and switch off the flame.

  • 05

    Add a dash of lime and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve as it is or with raita.



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