The World's Healthiest Foods

Millet with Harissa

Millet is such a versatile grain and can be eaten in many ways. This recipe gives you a way to enjoy it that is full of flavor and spice.

Prep and Cook Time: Prep and cooking time: 30 minutes


  1. Place caraway seeds, coriander, cumin, paprika, red chili flakes in a dry small soup pot and turn heat to medium. Toast spices stirring constantly for about 1-2 minutes. Be careful not to burn.
  2. Add millet and continue to toast stirring constantly for another 1-2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Heat 1 TBS broth in same pan and add onion. Sauté in broth for 3 minutes and add rest of broth. Bring to a boil on high heat. Add millet with spices, cover, and turn heat to low. Cook for about 25 minutes until liquid is absorbed and millet is tender.
  4. Remove from heat and mix in pressed garlic, parsley olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix with a fork to keep millet fluffy.

Serves 4 as side dish