Korra Pulihara

Another favorite from the Young Person’s Cookery show on YouTube! Watch the video here, and check out their other recipes such as ragi porridge.

Ingredients:

Sauté spices and add to cooked korra (foxtail millet)

4 cups water
2 cups foxtail millet (కొర్ర బీయ్యం)
2-3 TBS oil
handful peanuts or cashews
2 tsp chana dal
2 tsp urad dal
1 tsp mustard seed
dash of turmeric
dash of hing (asafoetida)
10-12 curry leaves / karipatta (కరివేపాకు)
salt to taste
optional:  dried red chili, chopped green chili
1 TBS tamarind paste

Instructions:

Step 1:
In a large pot, pour four cups water.  Add 1/2 tsp salt and 1 TBS oil.  Bring to boil and add 2 cups foxtail millet.  Reduce flame and simmer 20 minutes OR if using pressure cooker, cook on heat until you hear one whistle and remove lid after 10 minutes.

Step 2:
In a saucepan, heat 2 TBS oil.  Add peanuts, chana dal and urad dal.  Roast until golden, pushing around with a wooden spatula.  Add red and green chills if you wish.  Add mustard seed, hing, karipatta, and turmeric.  Push around for a few seconds and add to the millet.  Add more oil to the pan and fry the tamarind for a couple of minutes until it no longer smells raw.  Add this to the millet.  Mix well and serve warm.

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