Little millet /Saamai curd rice

Little millet /Saamai curd rice

Oct 27, 2018Manna Foods


  • Little millet – ½ cup
  • Curd – ¾ cup
  • Carrot (grated) – 2 tbsp
  • Cucumber – 1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Salt to taste

To temper:

  • Oil -1 tsp 
  • Mustard seeds -1 tsp 
  • Green chillies -1 finely chopped 
  • Ginger -1 inch piece -finely chopped 
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Coriander leaves -1 tsp finely chopped


  • Soak, wash and pressure cook the millet in a cooker with 2 cups of water upto 2 whistles.
  • Add milk and mash it well when it is hot. Once it cools, add curd, salt needed and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan; add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add green chillies, ginger, and curry leaves and carrot. Saute for 2-3 seconds and add it to the samai thayir sadam.
  • Add grated carrot, finely chopped cucumber, mangoes and garnish with coriander leaves.

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