Foxtail biryani (thinai biryani) Recipe

Foxtail biryani, also known as thinai biryani, is a flavorful and nutritious dish made with foxtail millet. This biryani is a healthier alternative to traditional rice biryani, as foxtail millet is rich in fiber, protein, and essential nutrients. The millet is cooked with aromatic spices, vegetables, and herbs, resulting in a fragrant and delicious biryani. It is a perfect choice for those looking for a gluten-free and low glycemic index meal.

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Ingredients for Foxtail biryani (thinai biryani) Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Foxtail Millet, Washed And Soaked
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 stick Cinnamon
  • 1 Cardamom Pods
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1/2 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 cup Mixed Vegetables
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Biryani Masala Powder
  • as per your need Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Foxtail Biryani (thinai Biryani) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the foxtail millet for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until the raw smell disappears.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped vegetables like carrots, peas, and beans.
  • STEP 6.Add soaked foxtail millet and mix well.
  • STEP 7.Add water, salt, and biryani masala powder.
  • STEP 8.Cover and cook on low heat until the millet is cooked and the flavors are well blended.
  • STEP 9.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.
  • STEP 10.Enjoy the flavorful and nutritious foxtail biryani!

Cooking Tips

  • You can add other vegetables like bell peppers and potatoes according to your preference.
  • Soaking the foxtail millet helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • You can also add a handful of mint leaves for added freshness and flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover foxtail biryani can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the biryani in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve the foxtail biryani hot with raita or yogurt for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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353
calories per serving
17 g Fat8 g Protein40 g Carbs13 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    17g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    40g
  • Fiber
    13g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    40g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    13g

Fats

  • Fat
    17g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    79mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    2267mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    90mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    45mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    135mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    197mg
  • Selenium
    19mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp