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The rainy season means a big appetite for many people, so it is important to snack right- especially given the fact that people are at home all the time. Millets recipes can be very versatile and can double up as a palate-pleaser while keeping it nutrition dense and filling.  This spicy Indian millet recipe for a rainy evening snack is ideal to nibble on as it is packed with insoluble fibre, zinc and iron to keep your digestive system healthy. The added veggies make it a pinch more attractive for parents looking to pack a punch of extra nutrition.

This vegan millet snack recipe has been contributed by Jayalakshmi Sakthivelan- a grandmom and a passionate food innovator. She brings the goodness from traditional food and matches it to the needs of today’s fast lifestyle.

VARIATIONS OF MILLET RECIPES:

Note: This recipe contains cabbage, but you can add any veggie of your choice. Popular choices are cauliflower and spinach for kids. Adults can use onions and chillies too.

Also see: Foxtail millet pancakes recipe in Kiddilicious: Quick and Easy With the goodness of gud!

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THE VEGAN MILLET RECIPE:

 

Little millet ½ cup

Pearl millet ½ cup

Bengal gram ½ cup

Red chillies 5 nos

Salt to taste

Shredded cabbage ½ cup

Oil for frying

HOW IT ALL COMES TOGETHER:

– Soak the millets and Bengal gram dal separately 5 to 6 hours

– Grind the pearl millet and chillies coarsely

-Add little millet and grind to make a coarse paste.

-Add the dhal grind to blend

-Mix shredded cabbage

-Heat oil, drop the paste as for pakoda

-Fry till golden brown.

Enjoy ❤️

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Also see: Millets Are The Superfoods Our Kids Are Missing: Slurrp Farm Founder-Duo Meghana Narayan and Shauravi Malik