Classic Mangalorean coastal dish prepared using Proso Millet Rice…… Recipe by Arun Kaulige! This dish can also be prepared using Little Millet Rice.
Proso Millet has the largest grain among the millet rices in addition to all the general millet characteristics (gluten-free, low glycemic index, high fibre, etc). It is golden in colour, so it’s also called the golden Millet. Proso millet is a part of the staple diet of many cultures.
Proso Millet is called as Variga (in Telugu), Baragu (in Kannada), Pani Varagu (in Tamil) or Chena (in Hindi)