Millet

Simple Quinoa & Millet Pilaf

Posted by on Jul 13, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Millet, Quinoa, Recipes | 0 comments

1 cup quinoa 1 cup millet 1/2 tsp pure salt Rinse the grains well in a fine mesh strainer. Add the grains to a dry saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir with a wooden spoon until all of the water (clinging to the grains from rinsing) has evaporated. Continue stirring until the grains emit a faint, roasted aroma. Add 4 cups water & the salt. Stir once to dislodge any grains that might have stuck to the bottom. Cover & bring to a boil. Lower the heat & simmer, covered, for about 10 mins, or until the water is absorbed. Let the pilaf sit, covered, for 5 mins before fluffing with a...

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Millet-Cauliflower Mash

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Cruciferous (non-leafy), Grains (non breakfast), Millet, Photo Slide Show, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 2 comments

Millet-Cauliflower Mash

1 TBSP butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup millet 2 cups cauliflower, chopped a few pinches of pure salt 3 cups water freshly ground black pepper to taste fresh parsley for garnish (optional) Rinse millet in a fine, mesh strainer. Heat butter or oil in a medium saucepan & saute onions & garlic for 2 mins. Add remaining ingredients (except black pepper & parsley), cover & bring to a boil. Reduce heat to med-low & simmer for 25 – 30 mins. Remove from heat, add pepper & mash with a potato masher. Garnish with parsley if...

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Spicy Curried Millet w/ Peas

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Millet, Recipes | 0 comments

Spicy Curried Millet w/ Peas

1 & 1/2 TBSP coconut oil, butter, or ghee 3/4 cup millet, rinsed in mesh strainer 3/4 cup chopped onions 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 TBSP curry powder 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1/4 tsp cayenne (or less if you want it milder) 1 & 1/2 cups water 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/2 cup frozen peas (optional) In a small saucepan (1 & 1/2 quart pot works well), heat the oil or butter over medium heat. Add the millet; cook, stirring, until the millet crackles, about 2 mins. Add the onions & garlic; cook, stirring until veggies are softened, about 2 mins. Add the curry powder,...

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Sesame Millet

Posted by on Jun 8, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Millet, Recipes | 0 comments

Sesame Millet

1 cup millet 3 cups water 1 tsp pure salt 2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 3 TBSP toasted sesame seeds (more or less) Rinse millet in a mesh strainer & drain. Boil water, add salt & millet, cover & simmer on low heat for about 25 mins. Remove from heat & let stand for 5 – 10 mins, covered. While millet is standing, toast sesame seeds in a small skillet over low heat for about 5 mins, stirring frequently to prevent burning. Mix seeds and olive oil into the millet & serve. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE...

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Millet-Corn Loaf

Posted by on Apr 20, 2010 in Entrees, Grains (non breakfast), Millet, Recipes, Vegetables, Veggie Burgers | 0 comments

Millet-Corn Loaf

1 small onion, diced 1 or 2 carrots, diced 1 bag frozen corn 1 & 1/2 cups millet, rinsed 6 cups water pure salt 2 scallions, thinly sliced 2 TBSP umeboshi vinegar 3 heaping TBSP sesame tahini In a medium pot, place diced onion, carrot, frozen corn & millet. Add water & 1/2 tsp salt. Cover & bring to a boil over medium heat. Give it a stir, reduce heat, & simmer, covered for about 25 mins (make the heat even lower toward the end as there is less & less water in the pot – don’t want it to burn on the bottom….stir it to see how it’s doing). Add...

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