OGMO Millet Raabdi is a savory mix loaded with the goodness of wholegrain minor millet flakes Little millet or samai), chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, cumin powder, pepper powder and a dash of Himalayan salt.
The mix can be used to prepare instant breakfast or can be soaked overnight for much healthier meal. The mix can also be used to prep a healthy lunch (rice replacement) or dinner (khichdi) in a jiffy. And that is not all, the mix can be conveniently cooked to silence the cold during winter or to chill out in summer. Best of all, it’s ready in 2 minutes.
Talk about a win-win!
Millet Raabdi – The name ‘Raabdi‘ should not be confused with ‘Rabdi‘ which is a sweet dish of North India.
Raabdi is a traditional savory porridge from Rajasthan made with pearl millet and sour curd. This popular savory winter drink warms you up the second you drink it.
PS; Salt level is kept to the minimum to make them a healthy food. You may need to add extra salt according to your taste.
Some tasty tips;
- Give your Millet Raabdi an Indian touch by adding a Tadka of mustard seeds and chopped onion.
- Cold or warm; You can eat them cold or warm by microwaving them for 30-60 seconds before eating.
- You can prepare several servings of OGMO meal and refrigerate. They stay good for 5-7 days in refrigerator.
- Pack it as a healthy lunchbox to your office or school.
Some quick and healthy recipes with Millet Raabdi
Overnight Millet Raabdi
Method; Pour the content of one pack of plain Millet Raabdi in a bowl and add one cup of water and 1 tsp. of curd in it and refrigerate overnight.
Next morning, add more water and more fresh curd according to your liking and garnish with vegetables (grated carrots, onion, tomatoes etc.) or fruits (pineapple/grapes/pomegranate)
Millet Raabdi to replace Rice
Method; Just add 1 cup of water in a pack of Millet Raabdi and keep it aside for 1 minute.
Fluff up the soaked Millet Raabdi with a spoon and enjoy it with any vegetable curry/kootu, gravy, dal or sambhar.
Little millet makes a very healthy replacement to white rice.
Tips; Add lemon juice or grated coconut with tadka.
Method: Add 3 cups of water and one pack of Millet Raabdi in a pan and cook for 2 minutes.
Adjust consistency according to your preference by adding water. Serve hot with a dollop of ghee/butter/olive oil.
Tips: add a tablespoon of moong dal in it and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
Add fresh vegetables and nuts for extra nutrients.
Masala Khichdi /Thulli with vegetables
Method; Heat 1 tsp. of ghee/oil in a pan and add chopped onion, finely chopped carrots/beans/ capsicum and a small tomato, 1/4 tsp. of turmeric powder and sauté for 1 minute.
Add one pack of Millet Raabdi and about 3 cups of water in the pan and cook for 1 more minute.
Serve hot with ghee/butter/olive oil, coriander leaves and chopped onion or caramelized onion.
Add one pack of Millet Raabdi and about 5 cups of water in a pan.
Simmer it for 2 minutes and serve hot with butter/ghee.
You can add more pepper or salt to your taste.
Add very finely chopped vegetables such as grated carrots, purple cabbage, onion, corn kernel, tomato or caramelized onion for extra zing.
Millet Raabdi Ambali/Koozhu/Ghaat
Method; Add one pack of Millet Raabdi in a pan and pour 3 cups of water.
Let it simmer for 1 minute.
Add 1/2 cup of whisked curd in it and simmer for 1 more minute.
Serve hot with onion or pickle.
Tips; add water and soak Millet Raabdi overnight. Make Ambali the next day for more healthy version.