Among millets, thinai is one difficult millet to incorporate in everyday cooking. Its good when made as sweets, so I made thinai sweet paniyaram. Want to try sakkarai pongal and payasam later. But what about savory items? So when I got a pack of organic thinai semiya pack from Bhairavi Naturals, I was very happy that I could make something with thinai. So I made upma with this first as I wanted to make savory item. You can steam this and make payasam or mix with sugar and grated coconut as well. But I like upma. And it was very nice. Better than ragi semiya upma also healthier than the regular semiya too.
English: Foxtail Millet; Hindi: Kangni; Tamil: Thinai; Telugu: Korra; Kannada: Navane; Malayalam: Thina
I had as such, if you want, you can have it with sugar, curd or coconut chutney.