This millet patties recipe is a gluten-free meal that is very satisfying and versatile. Because it has a low glycemic index, it is an excellent option for people with diabetes.

Millet is a grain that does not contain gluten, it is an excellent source of fiber and several minerals. Including this grain in your diet is not only a good way to make gluten-free adaptations, but also to include its many benefits in your diet. Millet is especially interesting for diabetic patients, as it prevents abrupt variations in blood glucose levels.

Millet Patties are a great appetizer option, to enjoy along with some dipping sauce. For a vegetarian option that is also gluten-free and very rich in fiber, millet and chickpeas can be used as a base.

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Photo of a flowery plate with millet patties. The dish is on a tray, along with a bowl of sauce.

Millet patties

A gluten-free meal that is very satisfying and versatile. Having a low glycemic index makes it an excellent choice for people with diabetes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine Ayurveda
Servings 14 pieces
Calories 68 kcal


  • 100 g Millet (before cooking)
  • 300 g potatoes
  • 200 g carrots
  • 100 g onions
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric and
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp ghee or coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp chickpeas or oat flour


  • First, rinse the millet 2-3 times with cold water. Then, cook it with a double amount of water and some salt. In a separate pan, boil the potatoes until soft.
  • Meanwhile, peel the carrots and onion. Grate the carrots, finely chop the onion.
  • In a pan, heat the ghee, add the spices until they start to develop their flavor, and sauté the carrots and onion together. Add a bit of water if needed.
  • In a bowl, mix millet, mashed potatoes, carrots, flour, and spices.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 °C. Form patties and spread them on a tray covered with baking paper and some oil.
  • Bake them for 20–30 minutes until they get golden brown.
  • You can serve them with a Greek yogurt dip. Mix some mint leaves or dill for a great flavor.



The caloric value was calculated per piece.

Millet is a great gluten-free grain that is rich in minerals, silicium, antioxidants, and fibers.
Millets can be incorporated into a healthy diet for diabetic patients, as they prevent blood sugar spikes and enhance insulin sensitivity.
It is also good for the heart, and digestive system, and for healthy nails and hair.
According to Ayurveda, millet is warm, dry, and astringent.
Recommendations for doshas:
Vata: Millet increases Vata energy, that’s why is not suitable for this constitution. Replace it with couscous or rice in this recipe.
Pitta: Millet can help balance Pitta’s energy. However, millet is slightly hot so eat it in moderation.
Kapha: A good meal for Kapha constitution.
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Keyword Ayurveda, Healthy food, Vegetarian

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One Response

  1. 5 stars
    Ich liebe das Rezept. Es ist einfach zu kochen und schmeckt wirklich gut. Ich werde öfter Hirse in meiner Ernährung integrieren. 

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