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Saturday, 14 January 2023

Beans Foxtail Millet Stir Fry

 

          Foxtail Millet is a wonder grain which is diabetic and heart friendly. It helps in reducing blood sugar levels. So if you happen to have some leftover cooked foxtail millet, add the same to some chopped French beans for a quick stir fry. 

          It is a very simple and an easy recipe that goes best as a side dish with both rice or chapattis. It can also be used as a filling for sandwiches or wraps, which can be served as a brunch or as a lunch box meal. So check out a quick step by step pictorial recipe to prepare it. 







  • 300 gms. french beans, chopped, steamed
  • 1/4 cup cooked foxtail millet 
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 2 dry red chilies
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2" ginger, chopped
  • 2-3 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1 tsp. sambar powder
  • 2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice





          Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds and dry red chilies. After it stop spluttering, add the chopped onion, ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves. Sauté till light brown.

          Now add the steamed beans, cooked millet and mix well. Then add all the dry spices and stir fry for 4-5 minutes on a low to medium flame. 

          When done, switch off the flame. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves. Give it a toss and serve as a side dish with rice or chapattis. 




                                  Steam the chopped beans till tender.



                         Heat oil in a pan & temper with mustard seeds and dry red chilies. 



Add chopped onion, ginger, garlic, green chilies & curry leaves. Sauté till
                      light brown.



                                  Add the steamed beans, cooked millet and mix well.



                     Then add all the dry spices & stir fry for 4-5 minutes on low to med. flame. 



                        When done, switch off the flame. Add lemon juice & coriander leaves. 



                                  Serve as a side dish with rice or chapattis. 









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