Kodo Millet Dumplings I Nucchina unde

Recipe Categories: Breakfast Dishes,Snacks
Preparation Time : 1 hr Cooking Time : 15 min Serves : 4

Kodo millet dumplings is a healthy snack dish made with a combination of millets, lentils, greens, and other ingredients – are loaded with nutritional health benefits you get high protein, a low-calorie food that is packed with vitamins and minerals. Do include millets in your daily diet for more health benefits to stay healthy.


Kodo millet – 1 cup

Tur dal – 1/4 cup

Chanadal – 1/2 cup

Moong dal – 1/2 cup

Ginger – 1 inch

Green chilly – 4 no’s (adjust to your taste)

Onion – 2 medium chopped

Dill leaves – 1 bunch chopped finely

Coriander – 1/2 cup chopped

Coconut – 1/2 cup grated


For tempering –

Mustard – 1/4 Tsp

Cumin – 1/4 Tsp

Sesame – 3/4 Tsp

Curry leaves – 2 springs chopped

Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp

Oil – 1/2 Tsp



Soak lentils for 3 hours.

Rinse Kodo millet in running water, drain the water in it, Add it to a pressure cooker pan, add 1 1/2 cup of water and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.


Once done, fluff it gently, allow it to cool completely, Meanwhile drain the water from the soaked lentil, add it to a blender with green chilies, chopped ginger, and salt, make a coarse mixture without adding water.

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Add ground mixture, cooked millets, chopped greens, onion, grated coconut in a bowl,

Heat oil in a pan, sizzle, mustard, cumin, sesame seeds, add chopped curry leaves and asafoetida, remove from the flame,


Add to the prepared mixture, mix it properly.


Take a small quantity of mixture press it to make an oval-shaped ball as shown in the image, Heat a steamer/idli cooker, add enough water to the base of steamer/idli cooker, place a banana leaf in the container


Arrange the prepared balls in it, steam it for 15 min.


Serve hot and enjoy with coconut chutney/ Tomato sauce



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