Lapsi Foxtail Millet (Kangani) Sweet Porridge

Traditional Gujarati sweet dish made with fox millets, clarified butter and nuts



  • Fox millet (Kangni) whole: 1 Cup
  • Yellow moong dal: 1/4th cup
  • Cardamom powder: 1 tsp
  • Jaggery: 1/4th cup
  • Clarified butter (ghee): 3 tbsp
  • Cashew nut: 2 tbsp


Heat heavy bottom pan; dry roast yellow moong dal until it turns light brown.

In the same heavy-bottomed pan add foxtail millet, yellow moong dal, jaggery and cardamom along with two cups of water. Cook covered with a lid, occasionally stirring the mixture.

Once the mixture is cooked (approx. 30 mins). Keep aside.

Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan, add cashew nut cook until golden brown, now add to the mixture of millet and lentils.

Stir well for 2 to 3 minutes let the mixture mix well. Best had warm garnished with cashew nut.

Preparation Time: 15mins
Cooking Time: 25mins
To Serve; 2-3