Recipes using Sanwa Millet
Millets are wonder food with a protein structure similar to wheat, but they are gluten free, making them nutritionally superior. They are a rich source of starch, making it a high-energy food and also an excellent source of protein and fiber. They are mostly pest-free and low fertilizer used in growth and widely available in organic form. Store them in an air-tight container in a cool, dry and dark place.
Sanwa millet (Barnyard millet) are tiny, white, round grains. They can be cooked like rice, hence they form a great substitute during fasting. In many parts of the world, barnyard millet has traditionally been used in food products and various food items like unleavened bread, cookies and cakes.
Sanwa Millet Breakfast Recipes:
Panki is an authentic Gujarati dish made by cooking batter between banana leaves. While pankis made with rice flour batter are the most common, we have made a fasting variant using Sanwa millet.
Faarali Idli Sambhar:
A faraali version of your fluffy rice cake is all you need during your next Faraal. The accompanied sambhar is also a healthy variant made using vegetable puree.
Sanwa dosa is a thin, crispy and tasty variant of dosa that can be savored during fasting days.
Sweet Faraali Pancakes:
Make these delicious, coconut flavored pancakes. Theses pancakes are soft, light and just with a hint of sweetness.
Sanwa Millet Main course Recipes:
Rice being a staple food of India, it is almost consumed in one meal of the day. Missing rice during your fasts? Try making this Pulao and enjoy it with Rajgira Kadhi!
Indulge in a wholesome meal of minty sanwa sama made with a unique combination of coconut milk and sanwa millet.
A quick and easy meal that can be prepared within 10mins, try this millet based khichdi during your next fast!