Apart from Meenakshi Amman temple, Jallikattu and Pongal festival, Madurai, a town in Tamil Nadu, is also famous for the Pongal dish."Forgotten Foods" Madurai style Pongal is made using Little millets seasoned with Cashews, Turmeric, Ginger, Cumin, Curry leaves and Pepper.
-Little Millet is good for Constipation and heals stomach related ailments.
-The high fibre content aids in digestion and keeping the gut clean.
-The low Glycemic index helps control blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
-The high Anti-Oxidants and Phosphorus is good for Thyroid patients too.
-Little millet increases semen count in men and is good for women with irregular periods problems and postmenopausal women.
-It is a good source of proteins.
Step 1) Add 1 measure MIX to 3 measures boiling water.
Step 2) Stir constantly for 7-8 minutes on low to medium flame.
Step 3) Mix well. Serve hot. *Optionally serve with ghee.
*Measure means a cup or container of your choice
Little millet, Greengram Dal, Pepper, Cumin, Greem chilly, Ginger, Curry leaves, Cashews, Cardamom, Clove, Ghee, Edible Vegetable oil, Salt.
Millet Madurai Pongal - 400G Serves 5