Foxtail millet in Tamil known as Thinai is a healthy, fiber rich millet. Thinai and honey are favorites for Lord Murugan, so offering a prasatham using this will be suitable for Pooja on Thai Poosam, Pangani Uthiram, Kirithikai, Sasti, Tuesdays.
Thinai – 1 small cup ( 100 Gm)
Moong dhal – 1 tbs
Jaggery – 2 cups
Boiled milk – 300 ml
Honey – 2 tbs
Ghee, cardamom powder, dry ginger powder, cashews, dry grapes, coconut.
Dry roast moong dhal and thinai separately. Wash and soak both together for 20 minutes.
In 3 cups of water cook them for 3 whistles. Open add milk and cook in low flame. Melt jaggery along a cup of water and filter it to the Kheer.
Add 1/4 tsp of cardamom powder, 1/4 tsp of dry ginger powder. Allow it to cook for 2 minutes in low flame.
You can adjust the consistency by adding little more Boiled milk. In 1/2 tsp of ghee, add a tbs of coconut, fry and add it. In 1/2 tsp of ghee fry cashews, dry grapes and add it.
Switch off, transfer to the serving bowl, add honey and mix. Now the devine Honey Foxtail Millet Kheer is ready for your Pooja.
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