Millet Poha with Corn and Capsicum

I picked up a variety of flakes from Nilgiris - our neighbouhood supermarket. A variety of millet flakes meant to be had with milk - like cornflakes. It was very chewy. When hot milk was added, it soaked it up quite well and was ok. When a sweet version is possible, how far can the savoury one be?


Ingredients:
Millet Poha - 1 1/2 cup
Cabbage - 1/4 cup
Potato - 1
Corn - 1/2 cup
Capsicum - 1/2
Green Chillies - 3 to 4, minced
Ginger - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 4  Tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice to taste

Method:
Wash the millet flakes and pour in boiling water to barely cover them. Keep aside.
Peel and chop potato into tiny flat squares (size of a rice flake)
Chop the other vegetables.
Heat oil and burst mustard and urad dal.
Add in the vegetables, ginger and green chillies and saute over high flame for 3 minutes.
Add the soaked flakes (it should have absorbed all the water by now).
Mix well, cover and cook over a low flame, stirring every 2 minutes.
Sprinkle water once in between.
Remove from heat and mix in lemon juice.
Serve hot with Coconut Chutney.

Comments

Malar Gandhi said…
Interesting twist to the usual one' sounds very healthy and fulfilling.
Torviewtoronto said…
this looks healthy and delicious
Mina Joshi said…
Very new dish for me. Will look out for the millet flakes
Priya said…
Millet poha, thats really very interesting, wat a healthy dish..
Very inviting recipe,luks delicious.
savitha ramesh said…
super twist ...u r a queen in cooking.....thanks for ur award

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