Foxtail Millet Mango Rice: Lower Glycemic Index Recipe

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Foxtail millet is the second largest cultivated millet after bajra. This mango millet rice recipe made with foxtail millet, super nutritious as it is rich in fiber, minerals, micronutrients, and protein. This recipe has a much lower glycemic index and is thus suitable for elders, diabetics, and weight loss. Both pregnant and lactating women can include this recipe in their diet as it gives a boost of energy.

  • Preparation Time – 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time – 20 minutes
  • Servings – 3

Nutritional Value Per Serving

Here’s the nutritional information of foxtail millet mango rice:

Nutritional ValueAmount
Energy235 kcal
Protein5 g
Carbohydrates37 g
Fat8 g
Fiber3 g

Ingredients of Foxtail Millet Mango Rice

Foxtail Millet1 cup
Water2 cups
Raw Mango (grated)1 (as per taste)
Groundnuts2 tbsp
Seasoningcurry leaves, chilies, mustard seeds, black gram dal, turmeric, asafoetida
Oilas needed
Saltto taste

How to make Foxtail Millet Mango Rice?

  1. Wash the millet thoroughly.
  2. Cook it in water, till it softens enough, before adding the other ingredients.
  3. Fry groundnuts in oil and keep aside.
  4. Prepare the seasoning.
  5. Add grated mango and sauté for a minute.
  6. Add the cooked millet and mix.
  7. Tangy mango rice is ready. Serve hot.
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Foxtail millet mango rice is rich in nutrients, fiber, vitamins, etc. It has a very low glycaemic index as compared to rice and thus, is the perfect dish to be served to diabetics, pregnant and lactating mothers.

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