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Millet And Tomato Gratin

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Ingredients
  Sunflower oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Diced carrots 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Millet 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato puree 14 Ounce (1 Tin Or 400 Gram)
  Vegetable stock/Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Miso 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Grated cheddar cheese 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a skillet, heat the oil and gently fry the onions for about 2-3 minutes.
2. Stir in carrots and sweat over low heat for about 5 minutes, and add thyme and millet.
3. Cook for 2 minutes until the grains get slightly toasted.
4. Make tomatoes and level the liquid upto 1 pint using vegetable stock or water.
5. Dissolve the miso in 2 tbsp water and add to the tomato liquid.
6. Spoon this mixture over the millet mixture.
7. Boil the liquid, and cover the pan, simmer for about 30-35 minutes until the millet softens.
8. Look for the water content towards the end of cooking time and add little more liquid if necessary.
9. Avoid stirring at regular intervals because the millet becomes sticky.
10. Season to taste and pour the mixture over a lightly oiled 7 -inch (18-cm) tin and level out.
11. Cover the dish with grated cheese and grill for about 3 more minutes until cheese softens and browns slightly.

SERVING
12. Serve the Millet and Tomato Gratin hot with salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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