Varagu arisi kanji/Kodo millet porridge:
Varagu rice kanji made with garlic, methi seeds, and coconut milk is very good for common cold, cough, and fever. Get rid of diseases and keep your body fit. This recipe will help you in many ways, mainly to build a strong body. It will be very tasty with tomato chutney or jaggery, don”t miss you will enjoy it. Simple and easy to prepare with minimum ingredients.
Kodo millet can be used in the place of raw rice or Rava in all dishes alternatively, the taste will be better when compared with rice.
Benefits of millets and Kodo millet:
All millet varieties show high antioxidant activity. Millet is gluten-free and non-allergenic. A great grain for sensitive individuals.
Millet’s high protein content (15 percent) makes is a substantial addition to a vegetarian diet. Millet gets digested easily.
Kodo millet is known as varagu in Tamil. It’s basically a digestion-friendly millet. It is rich in phytochemicals, which helps in the reduction of cancer risks. It helps to reduce the bodyweight which is most needed for obese people.
It helps to overcome irregular period problems in women. It helps to reduce knee & joint pains. Also, it is good for diabetic people.
It reduces nervous disorders, especially in eyes.
Kodo millet-1 cup
Coconut milk thick one cup and dilute two cups
Methi seeds-1 heap tsp
Garlic 7 to 9 pods
1. Wash and soak millet and methi seeds for 20 minutes.
2. Pressure cook this for 3 whistles in low flame, add garlic cook for 3 more minutes.
3. Mash it to a smooth consistency and add coconut milk when the kanji (porridge) is hot, no need to boil after adding coconut milk.
4. Add a little salt and serve with Tomato therakkal. – http://wp.me/p1o34t-JF