Indulge in a vegan dessert that not only satisfies your sweet tooth but also provides a host of advantages for your well-being. This Vegan Millet Pudding with Coconut and Mango combines the goodness of kodo millet, a nutritional powerhouse rich in fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals.
With its gluten-free and digestion-friendly properties, along with a low glycemic index and antioxidant-rich composition, kodo millets offer a nourishing boost while creating a delightful treat with creamy coconut and luscious mango flavors.
- 1 cup kodo millet
- 2 cups water
- 1 can (13.5 oz) coconut milk or homemade coconut milk (about 1 cup)
- 2 tablespoons gud (use palm jaggery gud for the best taste) - adjust quantities to taste
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 fresh cut mango
- Rinse the kodo millet thoroughly in a fine-mesh sieve under running water.
- In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil, then add the rinsed kodo millet. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the millet is cooked and the water is absorbed.
- In another saucepan, combine the coconut milk, gud, vanilla extract, and salt. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is warmed through but not boiling.
- Add the cooked millet to the coconut milk mixture and stir to combine. Simmer for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Remove from heat and let the millet pudding cool slightly.
- Once cooled, transfer the millet pudding to serving bowls or glasses.
- Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until chilled and set.
- Serve the millet pudding chilled, topped with freshly cut mango.
This Vegan Millet Pudding with Coconut and Mango not only satisfies your sweet cravings but also offers the nutritional benefits of kodo millets. With its creamy coconut base and the natural sweetness of mango, this dessert is a true delight. Enjoy the advantages of kodo millets while indulging in this guilt-free treat. Adjust the flavors and sweetness to your preference, and savor every spoonful of this wholesome and delicious dessert!