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August 14th, 2023

Nutritious Delight – Foxtail Millet Puloa Recipe

Foxtail Millet with its nutty flavor has numerous health benefits. Foxtail millet is high in fiber content. They

are rich in polyphenols, minerals, and Protein. Regular consumption of millet aids in weight loss and

reduces the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. They are also rich in B vitamins which help in

maintaining healthy skin, hair, and eyes. Millets are gluten-free and rich in iron, calcium, phosphorus,

magnesium, and potassium. They are also a good source of antioxidants.

This foxtail millet puloa is a testament to the versatility and deliciousness of this ancient grain. If you are

looking for a wholesome and flavorful meal you are in for a treat. Lets dive into this easy and nutrious

foxtail millet pulao recipe!


1 cup foxtail millet soaked overnight

1/2 bunch mint leaves

Green pea one cup

1/2 cup bean

1/2 cup carrot

1 onion diced into long slices

1 table spoon ginger garlic paste

1 tspn turmeric

1/2 inch cinnamon

2 to 3 cloves

1 cardamom

1 tspn ghee or oil (you can keep it oil free too)




In a pressure cooker, heat the bottom . add ghee/oil or simply let it heat up.

Add all spices & ginger garlic paste . Sauté for a while. Add mint and roast well. Add the onions and


Add millet and 1 1/2 cup water.

Cook in medium simmer for 3 to 4 whistle.

There you have it – a wholesome and delicious Foxtail Millet Pulao that’s not only nutritious but also

bursting with flavor. Foxtail millet is a healthy and eco-friendly alternative to traditional grains, making

this dish a win-win for your taste buds and the environment. Enjoy this delightful pulao as a main

course or side dish, and savor the goodness of foxtail millet in every bite.

*Non vegetarians in the group, you can enjoy this meal with your curries*

We offer all varieties of positive millets at Dhatu Stores and Kitchen. To know more visit our website .

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