Thinai Thengai Sadam is made similar to the regular Thengai Sadam using rice. The tiny boiled grains tastes very good in this version.
Thinai Thengai Sadam and Kadalai Sundal is the Neivedyam for Navratri Day 4.
Check out the other Navratri Special Dishes.
Thinai Thengai Sadam
1/2 cup Foxtail Millet / Thinai
1 cup Water
A pinch Salt
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Urad Dal
Handful Curry leaves
2 to 3 nos Green Chillies chopped
1 tsp Bengal Gram dal
2 tsp Ground Nut roasted
Handful Cashew Nut
A Pinch Asafoetida
1/2 cup Coconut grated
Salt to taste
2 tsp Cooking Oil
How to make Thinai Thengai Sadam
Wash and soak the thinai for 30 mins.
Pressure cook the thinai with 1 cup of water with a pinch of salt for 2 whistles.
Once the pressure comes down, let it cool.
Heat a pan and add the oil. Once it’s hot, add each ingredient listed under seasoning, one by one, taking care not to burn anything.
Then add the cooked thinai and mix well. Simmer for 1 -2 mins.
Offer as Neivedyam and partake.