Wednesday 3 June 2020

Thaen Thinai Recipe/Thaennum Thinaiyum/Thinai Urundai/Fox Millet Ladoo with Honey/Millet Ladoo/How to make Thaen Thinai with step by step photos and video

Thaen Thinai/Thinai Urundai is a very healthy, popular and an ancient recipe dates back to sangam period and is dedicated to Lord Murugan in Tamil Nadu. This foxtail Millet ladoo/urundai can be made in a jiffy and is absolutely divine. Thinai is rich in dietary fiber and minerals such as iron, copper, and zinc which helps to keep our body strong and boost our immunity. Thinai has a wonderful capability to regulate and bring down the blood sugar level to a great extent. Thinai is loaded with Calcium helps in building strong bones. Do try out this healthy Thinai/Foxtail Millet Ladoo and enjoy with your family and have a great day. Meanwhile do check out other healthy Millet Recipes here. Also check out other interesting Sweet Recipes here and Ladoo Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Thaen Thinai Urundai with step by step photos…
Thinai/Foxtail Millet
1 cup
¼ cup
Ghee [Melted Ghee]
2 tsp
¼ tsp or 2 crushed

Preparation Time: 15 minutes                      Recipe Category: Snacks, Neivedhyam
Cooking Time: 5-6 minutes                           Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu, India
Author: Priya Anandakumar
Here’s the Video of How to make Thaen Thinai/Thinai Urundai. Please like, share and subscribe to Priya’s Virundhu Channel.

Keep all the ingredients ready.

Add Thinai/Foxtail Millet to a bowl. Add enough water and wash thinai 2-3 times and drain the water completely.

Spread a clean dry cloth on a table. Add the washed and drained Thinai to the cloth and spread it well. Let it dry for about 30 minutes.

Heat a pan and add the thinai, dry roast it well until no moisture is left and the color of thinai changes a little. Now switch off the stove.

Let thinai cool down, then add it to the mixer and grind it fine powder. Let the thinai powder cool down. Then transfer it to a bowl.

Add cardamom/Elachi powder to Thinai Powder.

Add melted ghee to the Thinai powder. Mix everything really well until the ghee is uniformly mixed.

Now add Thaen/honey to the thinai mixture and mix well.

Take small portions of thinai and make balls/urundai/ladoo. If you are not able to make balls, then add little more thaen/honey and adjust the consistency.

Similarly more rest of the balls/urundais/ladoos.

Yummy, healthy and diving tasting Thinai/Foxtail millet urundai is ready to be offered as neivedhyam or to be served.

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