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Kodo millet pulav

Kodo millet pulav

17 Jan 2020 920 Views

Kodo millet is also called as “kodra”. Millets are gluten free, highly nutritious and has respectable amount of protein and fiber. A healthy, delicious and a fulfilling dish that you can make for lunch or dinner. It’s low on calories and high on nutrition. It is easy to make and tasty too. Addition of veggies makes it colourful, more nutritious and yummier.


  • Soak kodo millet in water for 10-15 minutes. Drain water and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan then add all whole spices and curry leaves saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add onion and saute till onions becomes pink. Then add crushed ginger garlic and saute till raw aroma goes away.
  • Now add all veggies, garam masala powder, salt and cook for 5 minutes. Then add millet and water, mix well.
  • When it starts boil, cook & covered for 10 mins. Or until water absorbs completely.
  • Switch off flame and set aside for 10 mins. Then open and fluff it up.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.


  • Kodo millet- 30 gms
  • Onion- 25 gms (sliced)
  • Carrot- 25 gms (chopped)
  • Tomato- 25 gms (chopped)
  • French beans- 25 gms (chopped)
  • Ginger garlic- 2 tsp (crushed)
  • Green chilli- 2 (finely chopped)
  • Curry leaves- 5
  • Fresh coriander leaves- 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Cinnamon stick- 1
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Clove- 2
  • Green cardamom- 1
  • Black cardamom- 1
  • Bay leaves- 1
  • Garam masala powder- ¾ tsp
  • Water- as required
  • Oil- 1 tsp
  • Salt- as per taste

Nutritive Value

Energy: 194 kcals

Carbohydrates: 72 gms

Proteins: 5.24 gms

Fats: 5.96 gms

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