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Barnyard Millet Idli & Dosa for Babies, Toddlers & Kids. Health watchers, aren’t you aware of Barnyard Millet? Haven’t tried your hands on this nutritious Millet? Well better late than never, lets know more about Barnyard Millet and also a simple recipe tagged along with this. One step towards monitoring our own health.

Barnyard Millet Idli & Dosa for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

BARNYARD MILLET IDLI & DOSA - GLUTEN FREE DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPE for Babies, Toddlers, Kids & Family Finger food for babies 8 months +

What Is Barnyard Millet

Barnyard Millet is known as Kuthiravali in Tamil, Oodalu in Kannada, Odalu in Telugu, Jhangora in Hindi and Kavadapullu in Malayalam. Barnyard Millet is gluten free and a vegan cereal, belongs to Millet family, which is a tiny white, round grain “The Siruthaniyam”.

Nutritional Value of Barnyard Millet

  • High in fiber hence curbs the hunger pangs
  • Good source of minerals like Zinc and Manganese
  • Maintains the fluctuations of body temperature
  • Rich Antioxidant properties
  • High in Carbohydrate profile
  • Bran layer has good fat and minerals content
  • Good source of B-complex Vitamins

The other Indian names for Barnyard Millet are Vari, Varai, Sanwa, Samwa and Swang.

The nutritional profile of Barnyard Millet is 6 times more fiber than wheat. Barnyard Millet is rich sources of bone-building minerals material that is the essential Calcium and Phosphorus on daily basis.

How to make BARNYARD MILLET IDLI & DOSA – GLUTEN FREE DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPE for Babies, Toddlers, Kids & Family

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Barnyard Millet Idli & Dosa for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Barnyard Millet Idli & Dosa for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Health watchers, aren't you aware of Barnyard Millet? Haven't tried your hands on this nutritious Millet? Well better late than never, lets know more about Barnyard Millet and also a simple recipe tagged along with this. One step towards monitoring our own health.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Breakfast, evening snacks, dinner
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  1. Barnyard Millet – 2 cups
  2. Sago – ¾ cup
  3. Urad Dal - ¾ cup
  4. Poha – ½ cup
  5. Methi Seeds - 2 tsp
  6. Salt - 1/2 tsp

Method

  1. The above mentioned ingredients are made ready. Now rinse the Millet multiple times to get white grains and get rid of the dust and soak them separately for 4 hours.
  2. Add Sago- 3/4 cup, Poha- 1/2 cup, Urad Dal 3/4 cup, and Methi Seeds - 2 tsp as mentioned above and soak in water for 4 hours. Now add the soaked Barnyard Millet to the mixer and grind it course, use water as required for Dosa and Idly Batter consistency. Transfer this into a glass bowl for mixing.
  3. Now add the other bowl of soaked ingredients to the mixer with water as required. Grind the mixture into a course paste.
  4. Transfer this batter mixture into the Barnyard Miller batters glass bowl and mix both very well. Allow the batter to ferment for 8 hours in a warm place.
  5. The batter is ready to use now. Add Salt as required and mix well. Pour them into the Idli moulds and steam it for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Barnyard Idli is ready to serve and relish with Coconut Chutney for the family and the kids.
  7. The fermented batter is ready to use. Add water if required to attain the Dosa consistency and pour it in the pre-heated oiled non-stick tava. Close the lid to cook the Dosa.
  8. The Dosa is cooked both sides and once its cooked well its ready to serve hot to relish with Coconut chutney for the family and the kids.

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Barnyard Millet Idli & Dosa for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

BARNYARD MILLET IDLI & DOSA - GLUTEN FREE DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPE for Babies, Toddlers, Kids & Family

Health Benefits of Barnyard Millet

  • Highly beneficial in detoxifying ones body
  • Lowers the blood cholesterol level
  • Prevents the occurance of Breast Cancer
  • Helps in preventing the Type 2 Diabetes
  • Reducing Blood Pressure
  • Protects and takes care against Heart Disease
  • Constipation, bloating and cramping of the body could be prevented
  • An ideal replacement of food grains like Rice in making of dosa and idli batter due to its good antioxidant profile nature.

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