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Foxtail Millet Vangibath | Kathirikkai Thinai Sadam | Diabetic Recipes

Kathirikkai Thinai Sadam / Millets Vangi bath is a flavorful healthy lunch box recipe made using Brinjals and fresh spices. Here we substitute white rice for millets to make the dish more healthier.

Foxtail Millet Vangibath

Ingredients for making Foxtail Millet Vangibath

Foxtail Millet - 1/2 cup
Onions - 1 nos.
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp.
Vangibath powder - 2 tsps
Green Chilli -1
Coriander Leaves
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp.
1 sprig Curry leaves
Gingely oil - 2 tbsp.
Peanuts - A handful
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
Urad dal - 1 tsp.
Salt as needed.

How to make Thinai Kathirikkai Sadam Recipe 

1. Slice the onions and tomatoes to fine pieces. Slit the green chillies lengthwise.

2. Wash the millets in water and soak for 30 minutes. Pressure cook by adding 1 cup of water for 1/2 cup of millets for 2 to 3 whistles. Allow this to cool.

3. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds allow this to splutter and then add urad dal, when the dal turns brown add the roasted peanuts. Next add Ginger garlic paste and saute well.

4. Next add the finely chopped onions and saute till it becomes transparent. Add the curry leaves, green chillies and tomatoes and saute till tomatoes becomes half cooked.

5. Add the vangibath masala powders and saute till everything gets blended well. This will take 10 to 15 minutes so that everything gets cooked and the oil oozes out.

6. Allow this to cool and then mix with cooked rice. Add a tsp of ghee to enhance the aroma.

7. Garnish with Coriander leaves.

Vangi bath ready to be served with Potato Curry.

Variation: you can also use chopped spring onions to make it more flavorful. Instead of adding peanuts you can also powder it and mix well.

Side dish for Vangi bath 


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