Barnyard millet is called Kuthiravali rice in tamil. Barnyard milled is a good source of highly digestible protein and low in calories.
It has high source of iron, fiber and protein. It’s gluten-free food. Barnyard millet is good for weight loss and diabetes friendly.
Today I am going to give you easy oil less aappam recipe with barnyard millet. You can have this with any pickle, chutney or stew. I paired this with sprouted moong curry.
Let us see how to make this aappam.
Preparation time approx 10 minutes.
Soaking time overnight or 8 to 9 hours.
Fermentation time over night or 8 hours or depending upon the weather.
1 cup barnyard millet/ Kuthiravali rice.
1/4 cup grated fresh coconut.
1/4 cup cooked rice or poha.
A pinch of methi seeds
Salt to taste.
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp soda bicarbonate.
Wash the millet 3 to 4 times till the water is cleared. Soak it overnight or 8 to 9 hours. ( this step is important because it helps to reduce the bloating).
Soak millet, methi seeds in water for 8 to 9 hours. Grind the cooked rice and grated fresh coconut nicely adding little water. Now add millets. Add 1/2 cup of water and grind smoothly. It should be of pouring consistency. Add soda bicarbonate and mix well.
The batter will rise up nicely. Add 1/2 spoon sugar and mix well. If the batter is thick add little more water. Pour one laddle full of batter over the aappam pan. Close it with a lid. When done take out and serve.