We all love comfort food; it makes us feel so nurtured and satisfied. Nurturing is millet’s special calling. In this recipe, millet and sweet vegetables combine to create a wonderfully relaxed energy, nourishing our middle organs the organs that govern how well we manage stress in our lives the spleen, stomach, and pancreas.
- Yield: 3 to 4 Servings
- ¼ cup minced yellow onion
- ¼ cup minced winter squash
- ¼ cup minced carrot
- ½ cup organic corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
- 1 cup yellow millet, rinsed well
- 5 cups spring or filtered water
- Pinch sea salt
- Small handful pumpkin seeds, pan toasted, for serving
- Layer the onion, squash, carrot, corn, and then millet in a heavy pot. Gently add the water, then cover and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add the salt, cover, and reduce the heat to low.
- Simmer until all the liquid has been absorbed into the millet and the grain is creamy, 25 to 30 minutes. Stir gently to combine the ingredients and transfer to a serving bowl. Serve immediately, garnished with freshly toasted pumpkin seeds.