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Millet is prepared just like rice and has a slightly nutty flavor when toasted. Serve with Thai chicken curry for a wonderful meal.
water1 ¾ cup(s)
light unsweetened coconut milk¾ cup(s)
vegetable oil2 tsp
uncooked millet1 cup(s)
sea salt1 tsp
basil⅓ cup(s), fresh, cut into ribbons
shredded coconut meat⅓ cup(s), unsweetened, toasted
fresh lime(s)1 medium, sliced into 8 pieces
- In a small saucepan, combine water and coconut milk; bring to a boil over high heat.
- In a heavy saucepan, warm oil over medium heat. Add millet; toast until fragrant, moving millet around pan with a wooden spoon, about 3 minutes. Stir in boiling coconut milk mixture and salt; cover, reduce heat to low and cook until millet just begins to stick to bottom of pan and liquid is absorbed, about 25 to 30 minutes.
- Remove from heat; fluff millet with a fork. Add basil and toasted coconut; fluff again with a fork. Cover pan and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve millet with lime slices and a sprinkle of sea salt, if desired. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.