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Nutrition benefits of Foxtail Millet Fried Rice

Foxtail MILLETS are the oldest Millet on earth according to Archaeologists and are highly rich in Proteins, fibers and highly recommended for Diabetes diet. Its ideal for breakfast or lunch and dinner option for the family and also a great evening snack.

Benefits for Foxtail Millet

  • Highly nutritious, gluten free, and easily digestible.
  • Non-allergenic grain, very apt for introducing solids for 6-8 months babies
  • The size and shape is excellent for finger food training and initiates self eating for babies by their hands and spoon
  • Sugar free
  • Diabetic food- Diabetes is rare among the population who consumes Foxtail millets diet
  • Keeps digestive tract clean
  • Calms the mood of babies due to serotonin enzymes
  • Undoubtedly it is a healthy and nutritious sirudhaniyam as commonly called in Tamil.

Foxtail Millet Nutrition

  • Foxtail millets are high in calories
  • Vegan food and also gluten free cereal
  • Rich in proteins, and low in fat
  • High Fiber content keeps full for a longer time and feels energetic

Good amount of fiber content, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and carbohydrates.

Foxtail Millet Fried Rice is very apt for everyone in the Family, adults, kids, toddlers and babies of +8 months of age.

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INGREDIENTS

  • Foxtail Millet – 1 cup
  • Carrot – 1 chopped
  • French Beans – 20 chopped
  • Bell Peppers – ½ chopped
  • Cabbage – ½ chopped
  • Onion – 2 chopped
  • Spring Onions – 20 twigs
  • Green Chilli – 4 chopped
  • Oil – 1/3 cup

SPICES

  • Chilli Flakes – 3 tsp
  • Italian Seasoning – 3 tsp
  • Pepper – 2 tsp
  • Salt – To taste

METHOD

  1. Take a bowl and add 1 cup Foxtail Millet, add water to rinse well. Rinse and strain to remove the dust. Add water and allow it to soak the Foxtail Millet for 15 to 20 minutes.How to prepare Foxtail Millet Fried Rice step by step video

2. Add water to a non-stick pan and allow boiling the water. Now strain and add the soaked Foxtail Millet to the boiling water.

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3. Allow the Foxtail Millet to cook with the boiling water and about 15 minutes it’s cooked and ready to use. Strain in a colander and ensure    the cooked Foxtail Millet is free of excess water. Transfer the strained Foxtail Millet back to the non-stick pan and allow it to cook for 5    minutes in simmer with a lid closed.

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4. Transfer the cooked Foxtail Millet into a plate and allow it to cool. This is to ensure for a non-sticky cooked Foxtail Millet Fried Rice. Add  1/3 rd cup Oil to a non-stick heated pan. Once the Oil is heated add sliced Green Chillies and Onions thin sliced. Add Ginger Garlic paste  (Optional) to the pan and fry well.

How to cook Foxtail Millet Rice

 

5. Now add the chopped vegetables one by one. Start with chopped Carrots, chopped French Beans, chopped Capsicum and finely chopped  Cabbage. Once the vegetable are half cooked lets spice up the mixture with Chilli Flakes – 3 tsp, and Italian seasoning 3 tsp, Pepper 2 tsp  and  finally Salt as per taste. Mix well.

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6.  Once the vegetables are cooked well, add chopped Spring Onions to avoid over cooking of Spring Onions.  Now add the cooked and cooled Foxtail Millet to the vegetables masala and mix them well.

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7.  Once this is done close the lid yet again and allow the Foxtail Millet Fried Rice to cook and blend well with the vegetables and spices.

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8. Hot and tasty Foxtail Millet Fried Rice is ready to serve with sauce to the entire Family.

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Foxtail Millet Fried Rice

Want to know simple ways to get healthy, and simple steps to drive a healthy family? Well find answers for your curious mind with our Millet magic recipe mey twist series.

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

Ingredients

  • Foxtail Millet – 1 cup
  • Carrot – 1 full
  • French Beans – 20 numbers
  • Bell Peppers – ½ portions
  • Cabbage – ½ portions
  • Onion – 2 numbers
  • Spring Onions – 20 twigs
  • Green Chilli – 4 numbers
  • Oil – 1/3 rd cup

SPICES

  • Chilli Flakes – 3 tsp
  • Italian Seasoning – 3 tsp
  • Pepper – 2 tsp
  • Salt – To taste

Method

  1. Take a bowl and add 1 cup Foxtail Millet, add water to rinse well. Rinse and strain to remove the dust. Add water and allow it to soak the Foxtail Millet for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Add water to a non-stick pan and allow boiling the water. Now strain and add the soaked Foxtail Millet to the boiling water.
  3. Allow the Foxtail Millets to cook with the boiling water and about 15 minutes it’s cooked and ready to use. Strain in a colander and ensure the cooked Foxtail Millet is free of excess water. Transfer the strained Foxtail Millet back to the non-stick pan and allow it to cook for 5 minutes in simmer with a lid closed.
  4. Transfer the cooked Foxtail Millet into a plate and allow it to cool. This is to ensure for a non-sticky cooked Foxtail Millet Fried Rice. Add 1/3 rd cup Oil to a non-stick heated pan. Once the Oil is heated add sliced Green Chillies and Onions thin sliced. Add Ginger Garlic paste (Optional) to the pan and fry well.
  5. Now add the chopped vegetables one by one. Start with chopped Carrots, chopped French Beans, chopped Capsicum and finely chopped Cabbage. Once the vegetable are half cooked lets spice up the mixture with Chilli Flakes – 3 tsp, and Italian seasoning 3 tsp, Pepper 2 tsp and finally Salt as per taste. Mix well.
  6. Onec the vegetables are cooked well, add chopped Spring Onions to avoid over cooking of Spring Onions. Now add the cooked and cooled Foxtail Millet to the vegetables masala and mix them well.
  7. Once this is done close the lid yet again and allow the Foxtail Millet Fried Rice to cook and blend well with the vegetables and spices. Hot and tasty Foxtail Millet Fried Rice is ready to serve with sauce to the entire Family.

Combination of Foxtail Millet Fried Rice with lots of Vegetables and greens making it nutritious and healthy for the entire family and especially the toddler on toes. Highly recommended for adults with Diabetes positive and for people who are on the verge and fighting to be Diabetes negative. Some kids are born Diabetic and replacing Rice to Foxtail Millet Rice is highly beneficial and fills the daily nutrition requirement.

Note

  • Traditional method of cooking Millets in boiling water and not stereotype method ensures cooked non-sticky Foxtail Millet.
  • Ginger Garlic paste is optional.
  • Variations with Vegetables can be experimented on.
  • Spices are altered and salt needs to be skipped for 8+ months babies.

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