Ingredients for Millet Flakes Churmuri (Serves 6)
- Barnyard Millet Flakes – 50 gms
- Sorghum/Jowar Millet Flakes – 100 gms
- 1 Carrot, finely grated
- 2 Onions, very finely cut
- 1 sprig of Coriander Leaves, very finely cut
- Grated Coconut (optional)
- Cold-pressed Coconut Oil – 25 ml
- Chilli Powder – as required
- Salt – as required
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 0 minutes
- Take 50 gm of Barnyard Millet Flakes and 100 gm of Sorghum/Jowar Millet Flakes in a bowl and keep it aside.
- To add zest to the Millet Flakes Churmuri, add two finely chopped onions. Use a simple vegetable chopper to do a better job.
- Peel and grate a medium-size Carrot and set aside.
- Keep a handful of Coriander leaves finely chopped ready – this is to be mixed with the millets and used for garnishing as well.
- The other two ingredients needed are: Chilli powder and powdered Salt; this could be according to your taste.
- Use 25 ml of cold-pressed Coconut Oil, as a binding agent.
- Once you have all the ingredients ready for mixing, take large stainless steel bowl or vessel. Having one that is quite large helps mix the ingredients evenly.
This is a mixed Millet Flakes Churmuri, and you can any use any of the Millet Flakes marketed by TRENPA.
- Now put the Barnyard Millet Flakes, Sorghum/Jowar Flakes, finely chopped onions, 90% of the finely grated carrot, and 90% of the chopped Coriander leaves into the bigger vessel.
- When this is done, add the Chilli Powder, powdered Salt, and the Coconut Oil in the to the millet mixture.
- Use a long-handled ladle to mix all the ingredients together. Make sure it is a sturdy one that does not bend.
- Holding the vessel in one hand, mix all the ingredients thoroughly, using the long-handled ladle.
- When you are sure that you’ve mixed all the ingredients really well, allow the mixture to sit for a few minutes.
- The Millet Flakes Churmuri is now ready; serve the mixture in medium-sized bowls or plates.
- Use the remaining grated Carrot and chopped Coriander leaves to garnish the Millet Flakes Churmuri.
- Now serve your guests and/or family. This savoury snack has a combination of tastes that tickle the pallet and go down well with a hot cup of tea.
In this recipe we have used Barnyard Millet Flakes and Sorghum/Jowar Flakes; you could use 25-50 gm of any number of Millet Flakes. Seven varieties of Millet Flakes are available. You can mix one, two or more Millet Flakes to come up with your own millet combinations. Please experiment and find the ideal combination of Millet Flakes by mixing and matching.
This is a very popular snack in the southern state of Karnataka.