How can millets be used in the daily diet?
One of the most common ways to eat millets is as breakfast cereal or porridge.
· Replace rice or wheat with millets in preparations such as:
a. Sambar rice
b. Curd rice
· Snacks such as murukku, thattai and seedai and sweets such as ladoo can be made from ragi.
· Thinai is best suited for making adhirasam. It can also be used to make halwa, ven pongal, sweet pongal or curd rice.
· For pulav or biriyani, go for parboiled samai, kudthiravali or varagu.