Kambu Sadam Recipe

Kambu Sadam Recipe- How to open cook Pearl Millet?

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Kambu Sadam Recipe

Kambu Sadam Recipe- Cooking Bajra or Pearl Millet in open pot & pressure cooker. As I was collating the 570 posts on the recipe index I found that it has been a long time I didn’t add any millet recipes in the recent days. This is my most favourite among all millet recipes. This is similar to kambu koozh.

Kambu Sadam Recipe

Come let’s check out how to open cook pearl millet. I am adding the procedure for pressure cooking under notes. I would always recommend open cooking for rice and millets. Open cooking is said to be the nutritious method when it comes to cooking rice and millets.

Kambu Sadam Recipe

Kambu Sadam Recipe

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Ingredients:

  • Pearl Millet/Kambu-1/2 cup
  • Water-3 cups

Kambu Sadam Recipe

Procedure:

1.Measure and keep the ingredients ready.

Kambu Sadam Recipe

2.Wash well and soak the pearl millet overnight or for 4-6 hours.

Kambu Sadam Recipe

3.In the morning, or after the soaking time, rinse once. Completely drain the water

4.In an open pot add the water and allow to boil in medium flame.

5.When it boils carefully add the pearl millet/kambu.

6.Let the pearl millet get cooked in low flame for 15-18 minutes.

Kambu Sadam Recipe

7.Occasionally stir it.

  1. Check for doneness around 15  minutes. If it is soft like rice, you can stop cooking and drain the excess water.

  2. Don’t discard this water. You can use it for making vegetable soup.

10.The Kambu sadam is ready. You can have with salt & buttermilk or curd or tamarind gravy.

Kambu Sadam Recipe


Notes:

To pressure cook, add two cups of water and cook for 5 whistles.

You may cook all the millets in the same way. Just keep checking for doneness and don’t let it get mushy.

Kambu Sadam Recipe

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