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Millet, Basic

This grain is amazingly nutritional and healthy.

Prep Time

2 min

Cooking Time

30 min





  • 1 cup millet

  • 3 cups water

  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

  • Garnishes: gomasio, sliced in thin strips nori, or dry roasted pumpkin seeds


  1. RInse millet in cold water.

  2. Place millet in the pot and add water with a pinch of sea salt.

  3. Bring water to a boil and lower flame to mid-low.

  4. Cook for 25 min or untill all water is absorbed.

  5. Serve sprinkled with garnish.

  • Millet may be dry roasted before boiling.

  • Any combination of sweet vegetables, such as corn, onions, peas, cabbage, carrots, parsnips, and rutabaga also work well in this dish.

  • Press cooked millet into a baking dish while its warm, let it cool. When it firms up, you can cut into pieces for snacks or travel.


Michio and Aveline Kushi

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