Super Golden Millets


  • 2 cups of millet
  • 1 onion
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 1 glass red wine
  • 2 Tbsps of tahini
  • 2 Tbsps of toasted sesame oil
  • 1 liter of vegetable broth
  • ½ cup of toasted sesame seeds (for garnish)


Saute onions with sesame oil, when golden add millets and toast them turning with wooden spoon constantly until they produce a nice aroma and become shinny. Add red wine and continue stirring. Melt the saffron in a Tbsp of vegetable broth. Add to the millet and continue to add broth one ladle at a time until both are finished. Cook for 20 minutes. Serve with sprinkled toasted sesame seeds.

NOTE: The left over cooked millet can be made into paddies and pan-fried or baked. Best to eat when hot.