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Thursday, December 25, 2014

SAMAI BAHALABHATH / SAMAI DHADHIYONNAM / SAMAI THAYIR SADHAM / LITTLE MILLET CURD RICE / THAYIR SAMAI


Dhadhiyonnam (Thayir saadam) given at temples as prasadam always tastes heavenly. It is always comfortable to end up a meal with curd rice. This is a simple way of making curd millet. Any millet can be used and also tastewise there is not much difference. Those who are avoiding rice for health issues and those who would prefer ending  up the meal with a curd rice can make this and get satisfied.

INGREDIENTS:


Samai OR any millet - 1 cup
Curd - 2 cups
Milk - 1 cup
Salt - to taste


FOR TEMPERING:
Ghee - 1 tsp.
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
Curry leaves - few
Green chillies - 1 tsp.(finely cut)

Ginger - 1 tsp.(finely cut)
Hing - a pinch
Raisins - 2 tsp.
Coriander leaves finely chopped - 1 tsp. (for garnishing)

METHOD:


Wash and pressure cook samai . Click here for picture of millets, how to cook millets and glossary of millets. Mash well. Add salt, curd and milk and mix well without any lumps.

In a kadai, heat ghee, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, green chillies, ginger, hing and raisins. When the raisins fluff up add the temperings to the curd samai. Mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve. 
Variations: Add pomegranate seeds, grated carrots, finely cut cucumber and mangoes. 

2 comments :

  1. Thats an healthy way to use millets in our diet :) looks so tempting !!

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  2. Wow looks too much yummy and healthy as well. I have never heard about this particular recipe but looks delicious. I will surely try the recipe out and will share the feedback with u....

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