How to Cook
When you get bored with oatmeal and brown rice, you must learn how
to cook millet. Millet is a nutritious whole grain that is wonderful
for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Try this easy millet recipe.
7 oz millet
24 oz boiling water
In a medium-large nonstick pot, weigh dry
millet. Cook over
medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until the grains make a popping
sound. They will also give off a toasty aroma.
Remove pot from
the heat and set it on a heat-proof surface. Continue to stir for a
minute or two to keep the millet from burning. Add 24 oz of boiling
water and stir. Put the pot back on the burner and reduce the
to low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and fluff
the millet gently with a fork.
many people do not toast their millet. We think toasting it improves
the flavor and texture.
Try cooking millet both ways and see if you agree. Millet
only grain that is alkaline, and alkaline foods help to keep our bodies
healthy. Millet is also gluten-free. Some millet recipes call for
adding oil or salt, but neither is necessary.
is a staple food in many parts of the world, especially in dry
areas of Africa and northern Asia. We usually see yellow millet in our
stores, but other species of millet are grey, white, or red.
Yield = 24 oz 1 serving = 8 oz
per serving: 250 Fat: 2.8 g
(10.2%) Protein: 7.3 g CHO: 48.2
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