Thinai foxtail millet recipes

Thinai (Foxtail Millet) Dosai

Thinai (Foxtail Millet) Dosai

Put Thinai (Foxtail Millet) Flour, wheat flour, rice flour and salt in a bowl. Thinai (Foxtail Millet) Flour is readily available in stores
Tamrind Foxtail Millet  ( Thinai )

Tamrind Foxtail Millet ( Thinai )

Am not sure how to name it so I call it Tamrind Foxtail millet/Thinai. Thinai is incidentally one of the most ancient food or grains used in olden days especially in traditional homes in Tamilnadu
FOXTAIL MILLET NEER DOSA ( THINAI )

FOXTAIL MILLET NEER DOSA ( THINAI )

Rice neer dosa will be pure white but millets especially foxtail millets will give a slight tea coloured dosa but texture wise no differences
Thinai Payasam | Foxtail millet Kheer

Thinai Payasam | Foxtail millet Kheer

So, as we gear up for the festive season of Navarathiri, I decided to try out something sweet with foxtail millet (Thinai in Tamil) and came across the recipe in Padhu's Kitchen
Simple Thinai/Foxtail Millet Pongal

Simple Thinai/Foxtail Millet Pongal

Ingredients Thinai/Foxtail millet - 1cup Moong dhal- ½ cup Salt to taste Oil/ ghee- 2 tsp Pepper- 2tsp Cmuing seed- 1 tsp Curry leaves few Ginger grated - 1tsp Cashew nuts- 1tsp Badam- 1 tsp(optional) Instructions Wash and soak millet/ thinnai in water for 10 minutes In a pressure pan, heat oil/ghee cashew and badam (optional) roast it Add cuming seed, pepper, curry leaves, ginger grated and saute it Add Moong dhal and drained thinai/foxtail Add 2 cup of waterand salt and close the lid of the pressure pan Wait for 3 whistle and open the lid Stir it well Healthy and tasty thinai pongal is ready to serve 3
Thinai Payasam (Foxtail millet Kheer)

Thinai Payasam (Foxtail millet Kheer)

Ingredients for making Thinai Payasam (Foxtail millet Kheer). The best alternative to usual rice payasam which tastes yummy with the nutty texture of this fibrous rich millet packed with proteins and chewy in nature
Thinai / Foxtail Millet Dosai

Thinai / Foxtail Millet Dosai

Serve this healthy thinai dosai along with coconut or onion chutney. Thinai rice - 2 cups. Soak thinai rice , urad dal, methi seeds in a bowl for 3 hrs