Saturday, September 27, 2014

Millet Yogurt Bhath / Thinai Arisi Thayir Sadham

Thinai Thayir Sadham
Today's recipe is simple and comfort meal with Millet/Thinai Arisi and Curd, thinai arisi thayir sadham. I like millet substitute for rice than oats and brown rice. Millets get cooked fast and also tastes great than brown rice. So alternative days i cook millet for me as plain and have it with any side dish. Sometimes i like to make masala bhath, sambar sadham and this curd bhath. This thinai arisi thayir sadham is one quick one pot meal, healthy and filling too. Here i used fox tail millet but you can try the same recipe with other millets like little millet/kodo millet/barnyard millet.
Millet Curd Bhat
Preparation Time : 10 minutes | Cooking time : 10 to 12 minutes | Serves : 2 |  Cuisine : Indian | Recipe Category : Main course

Thinai Thayir SadhamIngredients
  1. Millet        1/2 cup(i used foxtail millet)
  2. Plain yogurt/curd    1/2 cup
  3. Milk        1/4-1/2 cup
  4. Carrot,grated     3-4 tbsp
  5. Ginger     1/2 tsp(finely chopped)
  6. Cilantro    2-3 tbsp(finely chopped)
  7. Salt to taste
To temper
  1. Oil    2 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
  3. Urad dal    1 tsp
  4. Hing     a pinch
  5. Curry leaves    few
  6. Pearl onion/sambar onion     5 no.(finely chopped) 

Method
  • Wash millet in running water using strainer and soak it in enough water for 5 minutes.
  • Then add 2 cups of water in a saucepan and bring it to boil, once it starts boiling add soaked and drained millet and cook till its done.
  • Once millet has cooked switch off the stove and let it cool for a while.
  • Meanwhile shred carrots, chop cilantro, ginger and peel sambar onions and chop it.
  • Do tempering by heat a pan, add oil when its hot add mustard seeds allow to splutter then add urad dal fry till golden brown and then add curry leaves, hing and finely chopped sambar onions, fry for a minute and turn off the stove.

  • Now to the cooked millet, add yogurt, milk, enough salt and mix well.
  • Adjust the consistency by adding more or less milk.
  • Then add grated carrot, finely chopped ginger and cilantro.mix well.
  • Finally add the tempering and mix well.
  • That's it...yummy Thinai Arisi Thayir Sadham ready. I served with Potato Podimas and mango pickle.

  • Thinai Thayir Sadham
    Notes:
    Adding sambar onions gives nice flavor and crunch to thayir sadham but if you don't like you can skip it. 
    Adjust milk quantity according to the consistency, i like my thayir sadham to be liquidy.
    To the Thayir sadham you can also add finely chopped raw mango, pomegranate, grape and chopped cashew nuts also,

    5 comments:

    1. Wat a nutritious food, inviting..I can finish that bowl rite now.

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    2. this is a real comfort meal,I too made this the other day but with rice..millet looks ery healthy to try on too...Yummy !

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