Proso millet is one of the millet variety commonly found in Europe, Indian and United States. In the United States, this millet is also used as bird feed. It is approved as human food too. Being non- glutenous and it is an appropriate food for people who are allergic to wheat. Proso millet has a good amount of calcium content that strengthens the bones. Proso millet has lecithin- an important component that strengthens the nervous system of the body.
With the above mentioned benefits, Proso millet can be used in diet with Idli, dosas, salads and flatbreads. One interesting recipe that I have come up with this prosomillet/panivaragu ribbon pakoda. It is healthy, very crispy and tastes great. The cooking time for this promo millet pakoda is also less than the regular ribbon pakoda. Try this healthy pros millet / panivaragu ribbon pakoda with your tea time and enjoy.
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- I have used 1.25 cups of pros millet flour in this recipe. Instead you can add 1.5 cups of millet flour and reduce gram flour to quarter cup.
- Replace red chili powder with pepper powder if you like pepper flavor.
- Always add half quantity of salt content for fried foods.