Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe – Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe

Arunachal pradesh “The land of rising sun” is one of the largest among North eastern states. They prefer to use different methods of cooking.This region is occupied by tribal people and they use fresh herbs,vegetables in their everyday cooking. They don’t use oil much or packed spice products and they prefer steaming,boiling and smoked food methods of cooking.  Ragi Flour (Finger Millet/ Nagli), Water, Carrot (Gajjar), Spinach, Soybeans (Whole Soya dal), Green peas (Matar), Salt, Black pepper powder, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Ghee   4 tablespoons Ragi Flour (Finger Millet/ Nagli) 1 1/2 cup Water 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , sliced diagonally 1 cup Spinach 1/4 cup Soybeans (Whole Soya dal) , boiled 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar) , optional Salt , as per taste 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder 1 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped 1 tablespoon Ghee     10   10     We begin making the Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe) roast the millet flour with a tablespoon of ghee in a kadai and set aside. Dissolve millet flour in little water and cook until it becomes semi thick paste.Saute the vegetable separately in a flat tawa with little oil, saute the carrot first so that it get cooked and then add in the spinach. Keep it aside. You can also blanch the vegetables in water with salt till it becomes tender and then add it to the ragi porridge. Take about one and half cup of water in vessel and bring it to a boil. Add this millet flour paste and mix it. At this point add the vegetables and seasoning like salt, pepper and herbs. Keep whisking it till you get your desired consistency. Serve it hot with by sprinkling some fermented cheese or just plain as well. Serve the Arunachal Pradesh Zan Recipe (Finger Millet Porridge with Vegetables Recipe) as a healthy breakfast with Cantaloupe (Melon) Juice Recipe to have a satisfying breakfast.-