Clean Food Recipes

Kodo millet pulao​

Kodo millet pulao


• 1 cup kodo millet

• 2 cups chopped carrots, beans, capsicum and peas

• 1 chopped onion

• 1 sprig curry leaves

• 2 tbsp ghee or oil

• 2 bay leaves

• 1 tsp cumin seeds

• 1/2 tsp garam masala powder

• 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 

• salt to taste

• 2 cups water

• juice of half lime

Coriander-mint paste ingredients

• 1/4 cup coriander leaves 

• 1/4 cup mint 

• 3 green chillies

• 3 cloves garlic

• 2 tbsp chopped onion 

• 1 inch ginger

• 2 cloves

• 1 cardamom

• 1 inch cinnamon stick


 Soak the millet in water for 15-20 minutes.

 Grind all the ingredients for the coriander-mint paste till smooth.

 Heat oil in the pressure cooker and sauté the whole spices. Add curry leaves and   then the onions, and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

 Add the coriander-mint paste and cook for 2-3 minutes till the raw scent     disappears.

 Add the chopped vegetables and cook for 1 minute.

 Mix the rinsed millet and other ingredients.

 Pressure cook for 2 whistles.

 Once the pressure has naturally released, add lemon juice and mix well.

 Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. 

 Kodo millet pulao can be served with yogurt or raita for a healthy lunch.

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