Comforting and Nutritious: Ishva Kodo Millet Porridge Recipe

Comforting and Nutritious: Ishva Kodo Millet Porridge Recipe


Kodo millet, known for its nutritional benefits and versatility, makes a delightful base for a wholesome breakfast porridge. This Ishva Kodo Millet Porridge recipe offers a nourishing start to your day, packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It’s easy to prepare and can be customized with various toppings to suit your taste.


  • 1/2 cup Ishva kodo millet
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup milk (or plant-based milk for a dairy-free option)
  • 2-3 tablespoons honey or maple syrup (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
  • Fresh fruits (like berries, sliced bananas) for topping
  • Nuts and seeds (such as almonds, walnuts, chia seeds) for topping
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Rinse the Millet: Rinse the kodo millet under cold water to remove any debris.

  2. Cook the Millet: In a medium saucepan, combine the rinsed kodo millet with water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

  3. Simmer: Reduce the heat to low, cover the saucepan, and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the millet is tender and most of the water is absorbed.

  4. Add Milk and Sweetener: Stir in the milk (or plant-based milk) and honey or maple syrup. Add ground cinnamon if using. Simmer for an additional 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the porridge reaches your desired consistency.

  5. Serve: Remove from heat. Spoon the porridge into serving bowls. Top with fresh fruits, nuts, and seeds of your choice.

  6. Enjoy: Serve warm and enjoy your nutritious Ishva Kodo Millet Porridge!


  • Consistency: Adjust the amount of milk or water based on how thick or thin you prefer your porridge.
  • Variations: Experiment with different toppings such as shredded coconut, dried fruits, or a dollop of yogurt.


This Ishva Kodo Millet Porridge not only provides a comforting breakfast option but also delivers essential nutrients to fuel your day. Try incorporating this wholesome dish into your morning routine for a nutritious and satisfying start.

Happy Cooking!

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