Moraiyo called as Sawa millet, Little Millet, Saamai, Moraiya etc. It is one of the varieties of millet. Moraiyo is cooked like curd rice called farali khichdi. In India people generally have this in meal during fast or vrat.

Millet has lots of health benefits. It is one of the most digestible and non-allergenic grain available around the world. It is low in calorie.

There are lots of ways to cook it. You can make puri, khichdi or upma and even sheera or halwa. Here I have posted recipe of farali khichdi. You can prepare moraiya khichdi like curd rice. It requires very less ingredient and the most important less time. It tastes nutty and tangy. You can add potatoes and peanuts to make it rich. You can garnish it with anar dana, peanuts, farali chiwada or coriander leaves.

Moriyo is easy to cook and quick fast special recipe. Let’s learn how to cook moraiyo or farali khichdi with this step wise recipe.

Another type of farali Khichdi : Sabudana Khichdi

Moraiyo

Step-by-Step Recipe :

Step 1 : Wash the moraiya properly. Drain the water and keep it aside.

Moraiyo

Step 2 : Fine chop the green chilies and keep it aside.

Step 3 : Prepare a butter milk of curd and water. Keep it aside. ( optional if using lemon juice )

Step 4 : Heat the oil in non stick pan or pressure cooker.

Moraiyo

Step 5 : Add cumin seeds when oil is medium hot.

Moraiyo

Step 6 : When cumin seeds start to crackle, add chopped green chilies and curry leaves.

Moraiyo

Step 7 : Saute for few seconds. Add moraiyo. Mix well.

Moraiyo

Step 8 : Add salt and butter milk or water. Mix well.

Moraiyo

Step 9 : Cover the pan with lid and cook on medium slow pan till moraiyo get cooked completely. You can keep moraiya khichdi in desire consistency.

Moraiyo

Step 10 : If you are cooking in pressure cooker the pressure cook for 3 – 4 whistles.

Step 11 : Add lemon juice if you haven’t added curd or butter milk.

Step 12 : Garnish the moriyo or farali khichdi with freshly chopped coriander leaves.

Step 13 : Serve warm moriya khichdi with curd, butter milk or farali kadhi.

Note : You can add chopped potatoes and roasted peanuts to enhance the taste.

Moraiyo ( Farali Khichdi – Moraiya Khichdi )
 
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Moraiyo called as Sawa millet, Little Millet, Saamai, Moraiya etc. Moriyo is easy to cook and quick fast special recipe.
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Recipe type: Vrat Recipe
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 3 - 4
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup moraiyo
  • 3 – 4 green chilies
  • 5 – 6 curry leaves
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 cup curd or lemon juice according to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3 to 3 ½ cup water
  • Salt according to taste ( approx 1 tsp )
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
Instructions ( 1 cup = 250 ml, 1 tbsp = 15 ml, 1 tsp = 5 ml)
  1. Wash the moraiya properly. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  2. Fine chop the green chilies and keep it aside.
  3. Prepare a butter milk of curd and water. Keep it aside. ( optional if using lemon juice )
  4. Heat the oil in non stick pan or pressure cooker.
  5. Add cumin seeds when oil is medium hot.
  6. When cumin seeds start to crackle, add chopped green chilies and curry leaves.
  7. Saute for few seconds. Add moraiyo. Mix well.
  8. Add salt and butter milk or water. Mix well.
  9. Cover the pan with lid and cook on medium slow pan till moraiyo get cooked completely. You can keep moraiya khichdi in desire consistency.
  10. If you are cooking in pressure cooker the pressure cook for 3 – 4 whistles.
  11. Add lemon juice if you haven’t added curd or butter milk.
  12. Garnish the moriyo or farali khichdi with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  13. Serve warm moriya khichdi with curd, butter milk or farali kadhi.
Notes
You can add chopped potatoes and roasted peanuts to enhance the taste.