Millet khichdi is a wholesome one-pot meal made with foxtail millets and green moong (mung bean). This vegan and gluten-free comfort food is loaded with vegetables and is nutritious, healthy, and very filling
Foxtail millet is a gluten-free grain that is very nutritious and is associated with several health benefits. It is rich in fibre, vitamins, iron, and antioxidants and also has a low GI
Soak the foxtail millet and green moong separately in water for 6-8 hours
Drain water and set aside
Heat oil. Add mustard seeds. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, whole black pepper
Add onion and cook till translucent.
Add green chillies, ginger and garlic paste.
Add chopped vegetables and spinach
Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, and salt
Add the foxtail millet and green moong
Add water and bring to boil
Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes
Once millet is completely cooked increase heat till the moisture evaporates
Millet Khichdi served with mango pickle and yoghurt