Kodo Millet Vegetable Bhath

Kodo millet also known as varagu rice, is a gluten free and a vegan cereal. Kodo millet helps to keep diabetes under check, controls obesity and helps heal wounds and has a tranquilizing effect. The fibre content of the whole grain is very high. We used to prepare many traditional recipes like kodo millet pongal, kodo millet adai, kodo millet dosa, kodo millet payasam and many with kodo millet.

A simple and healthy mixed vegetables bhath with millets, dals and mixed vegetables. Extra vegetables can be added if you wish. This is a satisfying meal that is low on calories and also healthy. Now we will see how to prepare kodo millet vegetable bhath with step by step photos. 

Prep time : 10 minutes
Cook time : 15 minutes
Total time : 25 minutes
Serves : 3

  •     1/2 cup kodomillet rice (varagu rice)
  •     1/4 cup moong dal
  •     10 small onions
  •     1 tomato
  •     1 green chilly
  •     1 medium Carrot
  •     5 green beans
  •     1 brinjal
  •     1/4 cup green peas
  •     1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  •     2 tsp sambar powder
  •     1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
  •     1/4 tsp mustard
  •     1/4 tsp urid dal
  •     few coriander leaves
  •     few curry leaves
  •     1 tsp oil
  •     1 tsp ghee
  •     salt
Cooking Directions

1. Wash and soak the moong dal with 1/4 cup of water for 10 minutes. Wash the rice gently and drain the water completely.

2. Meanwhile do the preparation for the bhath. Peel the small onions, slit the green chilly, peel and chop the carrots, cut the beans, brinjals and tomato.

3. Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker and add mustard and urid dal. Let them crackle and add the small onions and green chilly. Saute it for 2 minutes.

4. Next add carrots, beans, brinjals and green peas. Saute it for a minute and add the tomatoes and curry leaves. 

5. Then add 1.5 cups of water, required salt, turmeric powder, sambar powder and asafoetida powder.

6. When it starts boiling add the soaked dal and drained rice. 

7. Mix them gently and keep on low flame. Pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles. 

8. Open the cooker and add the chopped coriander leaves. Gently mix the rice and transfer it to the serving dish. 


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