Millet in tamil recipes

Foxtail millet laddoos(Navane laddoo)

Foxtail millet laddoos(Navane laddoo)

Navane in kannada is Foxtail millet in english and thinai in tamil is used in dishes like the idli, dosas, and is consumed like we south indians consume rice as the staple food
Millets  and Red Rice Flour Dosa(i) – Instant and Nutritious

Millets and Red Rice Flour Dosa(i) – Instant and Nutritious

Known as Kambu in tamil and Bajra in hindi, this grain has found a permanent place in our pantry. Millet is not just a more affordable alternative to the more common grains like rice and wheat, it is also a good source of some very important nutrients, including copper, manganese, phosphorus, and magnesium
Little Millet  & Dals Dosa (Adai)

Little Millet & Dals Dosa (Adai)

Little millet is called as Saame in Kannada, Saama in Telugu, Saamai in Tamil and Kodaa in Hindi. Instead of rice I have used little millet since it is healthy and gluten free
Millet Cookies

Millet Cookies

It is called nattu chakkarai in Tamil. I have been cooking a lot of dishes with millets and my husband and me enjoy them a lot
Millets pulav with homemade spice powder

Millets pulav with homemade spice powder

Proso millets in other languages is called Varigelu in telugu, Baragu in kannada, pain varagu in tamil, Cheena in bangali, Vari in marathi, cheno in gujarati, bachari bagmu in oriya… Though in Asia countries as India, China, Nepal etc millet is a common staple, for western countries, it is a bird food
Little Millets Adai   ( samai )

Little Millets Adai ( samai )

Here I used little millets also called Samai in Tamil to prepare quick adais. Millets are making more way in my kitchen of late and so slowly Iam switching to various millets and trying out recipes simply replacing rice