Millet is a nutritious grain that's grown widely in India. It is high in fiber and packed with numerous nutrients like folic acid, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and Vitamins B and E. Millet can be used in a variety of dishes in Indian cuisine, ranging from porridges, breads, salads, soups, desserts and more. It is very versatile and can be incorporated in the daily diet in multiple ways. Not only are millet recipes gluten-free, they are also suitable for vegans.
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Rinse the millets thoroughly and soak them in water for 30 minutes.
In a large pot, bring the water to a boil and add the soaked millets and salt. Lower the heat and simmer until the millets are tender and the water is absorbed.
In a pan, heat the oil and add cumin seeds. Once they start to sizzle, add the chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.
Add the chopped tomato, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and garam masala. Sauté until the tomatoes are soft.
Add the cooked millets to the pan and mix well.
Serve the millet dish hot with a side of yogurt or raita.