You are here: Home Recipes

Millet and Carrot Salad

Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Topics: Millet Carrot
© HealthyMuslim. See Terms and Conditions

 Copy Link
   Email    Print 
Millet is a delicious cereal grain that has many valuable health benefits. It is a high-quality, protein-rich grain that is easily digested and is gluten-free so it makes an excellent alternative to wheat. In fact, it is considered to be one of the least allergenic and most digestible grains available. Millet contains nearly 15 percent protein, and is particularly rich in the mineral silica. Silica is a prime ingredient of collagen, the body's glue that binds everything together, and is needed for healthy hair, skin, teeth, eyes and nails.

This recipe is for a delicious crunchy, fresh salad that makes an excellent accompaniment to any dish.


  • 100g millet
  • 200ml water
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • ΒΌ cucumber, sliced thinly into long strips
  • 50g garden peas
  • small handful of spring onions, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and black pepper
  • mint or coriander


  • Place the millet into boiled salted water. Stir once and cover with the lid. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for about 8-10 minutes or until all the water is absorbed and the millet is soft. Add the peas to the millet and leave to cool.

  • Fluff up the millet with a fork and mix with all the remaining ingredients.

Link to this article:   Show: HTML LinkFull LinkShort Link
Share or Bookmark this page: You will need to have an account with the selected service in order to post links or bookmark this page.

Subscribe via RSS or email:
Follow us through RSS or email. Click the RSS icon to subscribe to our feed.


Related Articles:
Add a Comment
You must be registered and logged in to comment.
Most Popular

Latest Articles

Popular Subjects
fluoridewater fluoridationcolicfruitexercisetoothpastealmondsmilkpHalkalineacidVitamin Ccancerlinus paulingwatercell phonemobile phoneraw milkaspartamesweetenersuperfoodsbrainlong lifelive longlongevityresveratrolblueberriesraspberriesgreen teaavocadosfatsnutritiondigestion research

Health, fitness and longevity
 Based upon the principles of health
 in the Qur'an and Prophetic Traditions.

There are two bounties in which
most people lose out: good health
and free time. Al-Bukhari.
The information on this site is provided for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice of any kind.