May 182020
100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE RECIPE- CONVENTIONAL METHOD

Kambang Koozh (100 % healthy pearl millet porridge recipe – conventional method ) is a word that I hear often in my childhood days. My grandparents love to have millets for their meals. Millets? Millet is an excellent source of protein and fiber. Our grandparents know about millets than we do. We are in a situation to hear about millets for our healthy life and to skip medical appointments. I got to know about the nutritious facts of millets from my mom. Regular consumption of millets helps to protect against breast cancer in pre-menopausal women. Seven millets are there, one among them is Kambu/Bajira/Pearl millet.

Kambu is an important food in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Pearl millet is an easily digestible one than wheat. People consume it for the hot summer months of every year from March through May. In my home, we normally make Kambang Koozh /Pearl millet porridge on summer days. Pearl millet is a rich source of phosphorus. Consumption of pearl millets regularly helps to prevent gallstones in women. it minimizes the risk of type 2 diabetes.                                    

 It also keeps the glucose level is normal. It contains vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B6, folates. It reduces acidity problems. Kambang Koozh is such a light and comfort drink for the stomach; it can be consumed with curd. It’s my hubby favorite, so I make Kambang Koozh in the large amounts. 

I learned of making Kambang Koozh from my mom. it’s my grandmother’s Valliammal Bagavathi recipe. Here I explain the conventional method of making Kammang Koozh/ 100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE. it takes time, yet delicious to have. Time isn’t a matter of making healthy food in a proper way. I feel blessed to know about this recipe. Learning and sharing is real happiness!!

Come, I will share with you all how to make Kammang Koozh, Kambu Koozh, Bajra Koozh, Pearl millet porridge in a conventional method.

Serving Kambu Koozh / 100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE with shallots, green chili, and moor milagai is a satisfying dish!!

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100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE

CONVENTIONAL METHOD – KAMBU/ KAMBANG KOOZH, PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE, BAJRA KOOZH

Kambu is an important food in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Pearl millet is an easily digestible one than wheat. People consume it for hot summer months of every year from March through May. In my home, we normally make Kambang Koozh /Pearl millet porridge in summer days. Pearl millet is a rich source of phosphorus. Consumption of pearl millets regularly helps to prevent gallstones in women. it minimizes the risk of type 2 diabetes.             
Course Millets, Porridge
Cuisine Indian, Tamil Nadu
Servings 5

Ingredients
  

  • Kambu/Pearl millet/Bajra- 1 ½ cup.
  • Water-12 cups 1:4 ratios.
  • Curd req
  • Salt req.

Instructions
 

  • Take the Kambu/pearl millet clean and soak it well with water for 4 hours.
  • (It is optional: take a clean white cloth, add soaked Kambu in it, gather the cloth ends, and knot it. Keep it aside for 5- 6 hours. Now you will see the sprouted pearl millet. You can have it as itself. It has rich in protein and fiber; it is good for pregnant women and for lactating mothers. You can also use the sprouted pearl millet for making Koozh).
  • Take a blender. Add the soaked 1 ½ cup Kambu, 1 cup water, salt, blend it into a coarse paste. Leave it aside 3 hours for fermentation.
  • Heat a pot add 12 cups of water (1:4 ratio), bring it to boil. Remove 2 cups of water and add the fermented Kambu, and stir continuously to avoid sticking at the bottom.
  • Stir well, the Koozh becomes thick in consistency, now add the remaining 2 cups of water, salt and cook well. Turn off the flame and cover it with a lid and keep it aside overnight for fermentation. (Note: During winter, the fermentation process takes more time, so, you can add cooked rice water or ½ cup curd or fist of mashed cooked rice in it for quick fermentation).
  • The next day morning the Koozh is in Halwa consistency and it would have nicely fermented.
  • Add curd with water, salt to grounded Koozh, stir it well, and serve 100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE with shallots, green chilli, moor milagai.

Notes

During winter, the fermentation process takes more time, so, you can  add cooked rice water or ½ cup curd or fist of  mashed cooked rice in it for quick fermentation

Step by step pictorial method to make 100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE :

Take the Kambu/pearl millet clean and soak it well with water for 4 hours.

(It is optional: take a clean white cloth, add soaked Kambu in it, gather the cloth ends, and knot it. Keep it aside for 5- 6 hours. Now you will see the sprouted pearl millet. You can have it as itself. It has rich in protein and fiber; it is good for pregnant women and for lactating mothers. You can also use the sprouted pearl millet for making Koozh).

Take a blender. Add the soaked 1 ½ cup Kambu, 1 cup water, blend it into a coarse paste. Add salt and Leave it aside for 3 hours for fermentation.

Heat a pot add 12 cups of water (1:4 ratio), bring it to boil. Remove 2 cups of water and add the fermented Kambu, and stir continuously to avoid sticking at the bottom.

Stir well, the Koozh becomes thick in consistency, now add the remaining 2 cups of water, salt and cook well. Turn off the flame and cover it with a lid and keep it aside overnight for fermentation. (Note: During winter, the fermentation process takes more time, so, you can add cooked rice water or ½ cup curd or a fist of mashed cooked rice in it for quick fermentation).

The next day morning the Koozh is in Halwa consistency and it would have nicely fermented.

Add curd with water, salt to grounded Koozh, stir it well without lumps , and serve 100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE with shallots, green chilli, moor milagai.

100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE is Ready!!!!  Healthy millet drink is ready to beat the summer heat… 

Do try this 100 % HEALTHY PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE in your kitchen. if u like this conventional method of making the Kammang Koozh recipe share this healthy recipe with your loved ones.

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