1. Rinse foxtail millet or any other millet and soak in water for 30- 45 mins. Drain water and keep aside.
  2. In a pressure cooker .. Heat oil + ghee mix. Add tsp of Jeera, saunf, bay leaf, all whole spices like clove, cinnamon, elaichi, nutmeg. Later add onion slices, slit green chilli, ginger – garlic paste .. saute till Onion is translucent.
  3. Add tomatoes and salt. saute till mushy.
  4. Later add choice of veggies like Beans, carrot, peas, corn etc . I added a few soaked soya chunks to make it more healthy. Add haldi and saute 1-2 mins.
  5. In goes a tsp of Dhania powder, Chilli powder and Garam masala powder / Biryani Masala. Saute 1-2 mins .
  6. Add soaked, drained millets. Add salt to taste and saute 1-2 mins.
  7. Add hot water… 1: 2 proportion. Add chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves. Mix . Close the lid. Pressure cook for 2 whistles on low flame.
  8. Once pressure releases, open the cooker and fluff the grains.
  9. Millet Pulao is ready to relish. Enjoy it hot with choice of raita.

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