Vegan & Gluten Free Barnyard Millet Pulao / Kuthiraivali Vegetable Pulao

This is a simple pulao which is made using barnyard / kuthiraivali, a gluten free millet. It's very healthy, easy to make as well, made it in a pressure cooker.
Serves : 2

½ Cup Heaped Barnyard Millet / Kuthiraivali – See Notes
1 Tablespoon Oil

1 Small Onion – chopped
1 Green Chilly – finely chopped
1 Tablespoon Level Ginger Garlic Paste
¼ Cup Mint Leaves
Coriander Leaves – 1/4 cup chopped finely
½ Cup Mixed Vegetable - I used frozen
1 Tablespoon Capsicum - chopped
Salt to taste
1¼ Cup Hot Water

Whole Spices
1 Bay Leaf
1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
1 Small Stick Cinnamon
1 Cardamom

2 Cloves
6 -8 Black Peppercorns


Clean the millet, to remove any fine stones or dirt. 
Wash millet really well and soak it for 15 minutes.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add in all the whole spices and let them sizzle. 
Add in onions, chillies and 
fry  till onion is golden.  Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute. 
Add in the mixed vegetables, capsicum and saute for a minute.
Add in the drained millet and toss well  
give it a good stir.  
Add in the hot water, salt and mint leaves, mix well. Cover  with the lid and take 2 whistles on high flame .  Turn off the flame and let the steam go all by itself. 
Open the cooker and fluff it with a fork.
Serve hot. 
Enjoy this with Vegan Cashew Yogurt.My Notes
Barnyard Millet / Kuthiraivali has fine stones, so please clean the millet and wash it well. If you do not clean  this well, be  sure,  that you are not going to enjoy this pulao.

Labels :  Barnyard Millet, Gluten free, Healthy, Kuthiraivali, Main course, Mixed Vegetable, Rice, Vegan 
Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

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