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How To Cook Millet?

We want to constantly try to create an environment. Alkalinity diseases and sicknesses grow in acidic environments. Everything we want to try to eat 80 to 90 percent as much. As we can alkaline so millet is one of the grains that I like to use. I tend to cook between rice millet and quinoa millet has a nutty aromatic texture flavors cent. When you're cooking it and it’s very versatile you can actually sweeten it. If you'd like to - some people will make it for breakfast or you can make it for lunch. As with rice and with quinoa that I'll be also talking about you can make it really simple. By just adding olive oil salt and then your vegetables. You can steam vegetables you can roast vegetables or some kind of protein. You can do beans we're vegetarians so we eat tofu with it. If you do eat chicken or fish you can add that with it. It's very versatile and then you can add different things like nuts or berries and different kinds of spinach herbs to make it a little fancier. Now I’ll demonstrate How To Cook Millet so millet now is a three to one ratio. You have one cup of millet - 3 cups of water or whatever that is if you do half a cup of millet. \you do 1 and a half cups waters for you all just to make it simple.

I’m doing one cup millet 3 cups water and again I've already got it measured out. I'm going to put it into my pot and then we'll be rinsing the millet so again. We want to get any residue or any kind of dirt that's off the millet and clean that before we cook it so we get making millet. I've already rinsed it and I’m running it through here to make sure. I catch all the millet as I'm pouring it out and the waters little murky. I'll do that three times and I just move it around with my hand just to get all the dirt and residue off. Here so if you can see the water still little murky so I'm going to run it through colander and one more times swish. It around so the water is nice and clear this time and running it through here last time once that's done. I’ll put my three cups of water into my millet and we'll put it on the burner. I’m adding my three cups of water to my one cup of millet. I'm turning the burner on the high cooking mill is a little different than cooking quinoa. Rice once the How To Cook Millet water starts boiling then I’ll turn it down to low. I'll put a top on it and then we'll cook it for about 25minutes so this one takes a little bit longer to cook. It's something you want to plan for a little bit more with the rice and the quinoa. You can make it pretty quickly because of the preparations quick. The cooking time is quick as well when the water is boiling with the millet. You'll know it’s done you can turn it down to low cover it and then.

Let it sit set the timer for about 25 minutes in the middle it should be nice and soft. You don’t want it to get too dry so knowing that there’s water at the top. We'll make sure it doesn't dry out too quickly once the millet is cooked. It should be nice and fluffy like this and it should be nice and moist. If it's dry it's probably not going to taste very good to you. But you want it nice and fluffy and moist so millet is very versatile. You can add ghee you cannot olive oil. You can put Bragg’s Liquid Amino acids on it you know bosh plum vinegar. You can also if you want to bake it you could add sautéed garlic onions. You can add herbs to it and put it on a sheet I like on How To Cook Millet bay 13 baking pan and actually bake it a little bit. So that it becomes like polenta consistency so that's really good. It was well you can also add we’d like to do our favorite thing as steamed vegetables baked. Put that over the melon eat it my daughter loves millet actually we actually just put garlic salt. A little bit of butter and she’ll actually eat it by itself so have fun and enjoy. It just explores I’m sure there are lots of recipes on the internet and another time.

How To Cook Millet

If you buy it in bulk well the first things you may want to do is use a strainer of some kind. This one may work well you just put your millet in here first and run some water through it. Then you can set it over anything to allow it to drip dry for a little bit. But what these packages you usually don't have to do that so for one cup of millet. I'm going to use two cups of water you can double this recipe if you like. We’re going to first stop or take a petit can be smaller than this if you’re only making a small amount. We are and we're just going to start bringing that to a boil so it doesn't matter medium-high heat. Just bring it to a boil okay now in some kind of wider bottomed pan. You can use a frying pan you know anything that has a wider bottom. You could even do it in here but it's easier in a wider bottomed pan. We're going to take for this recipe two teaspoons of oil if you're going to double its make sure. You use four teaspoons of oil you can use butter macadamia How To Cook Millet nut oil safflower oil olive oil. They're all good and we're going to take two teaspoons of the oil side okay. Let’s light this up get it pretty warm and putting it on high heat. Now but you can use any heat temperature you want just to get the oil hot.

Now I have already measured out one cup of millet and we're going to be toasting. We want to get it a little bit gold and that's what this plan is for so. I just pour the million in there you don’t want the oil so hot that it gets smoky. If it's smoked start over again just wipe it out and start over again smoking oil. Actually a little toxics you want to put the millet in here. I just mix it around then you kind of spoon to get the oil on each of the little millet kernels. As much as you can you can leave it at a higher temperature in the beginning again not an exact science. You can use you know slightly lower temperature slightly higher. It doesn’t really matter which is toasting these I'm going to bring it down little bit. I don't wind up burning the oil too much and causing it to smoke. I just stir it around like this you don’t have to stir the whole time. You can leave it for a little bit you just don’t want to burn it. You're looking to toast it not burn it you'll see if it gets burnt it gets kind of black on the bottom a little. But you don’t want to do that too much that’s How To Cook Millet? where stirring can help keep it. From getting too heated on any one piece of millet. You'll start to get this really nice little nutty smell that smells like its toasting grain. It comes off of millet and that's good that’s fine it means. You're almost done if you don't smell anything that's okay too you can see. We're starting to get a few little darker kernels in here alright.

Now, this is about done you’ll see some of them are a little orange. If some ones that are a little bit more cooked than the others can be a little bit orange. This is fine this is soon enough you could do a little bit more. This a little bit less it doesn’t again have to be very specific but this is nice and toasted. I'm going to turn the heat off on that and now we’re going to add this to our boiling water. Let's see hopefully our water’s boiling now move in a couple minutes there it is okay good. We're going to pick up the pan safely went in there to burn ourselves and wait to add the millet all right. Now you've added it in quickly give it a little stir cover with the lid bring the temperature. All the way down to low lowest it goes you're going to grab a little timer cook. From 25 to30 minutes usually like How To Cook Millet to set it for 25. I can come to check on it later to make sure all the water has absorbed. If not you can cook it a little bit longer but it's very simple and that ‘sit okay. It's been 25 minutes pull off the lid careful steam a little bit it looks pretty good. You can poke around in there with a fork. You can see that all the water is absorbed nicely nice and fluffy. It's done turn off the heat can add a little butter if you like little salt. You want a little more salt but that right there is your mallet very good.

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