Gluten-Free Millet and Teff Recipes

How to use nutritious millet and teff in gluten-free recipes

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Millet has been a major source of protein and energy for millions of people in Asia, Africa and India for thousands of years.

It's gluten-free, has a mild flavor and adds healthy proteins and fiber to recipes which are all good reasons to give it a try. 

Teff is a gluten-free whole grain similar to barley, wheat berries, and quinoa. Unlike most whole grains, teff is a gluten-free grain suitable for most celiacs and those with gluten intolerance.

This ancient grain has been a staple of Ethiopian cuisine for generations.

Gluten-Free Millet and Teff Recipes

  • Basic Cooking Directions for Whole Millet: Cooking millet is as easy as cooking rice, it just takes 10 to 15 minutes longer.
  • Millet Cauliflower Mash RecipeIn this filling side which can act as a vegetarian main course, millet and cauliflower replace potatoes in a healthier, lower-carb version of traditional mashed potatoes. 
  • Gluten-Free Millet Tabbouleh Recipe: This gluten-free millet tabbouleh is a high-protein, vegetable-laden dish ideal for vegetarians, vegans, and anyone looking for a nutritious main course for their lunch or dinner side dish.
  • Indian Millet Flatbread Recipe: This Rajasthani bread goes well with almost any vegetarian or non-vegetarian dish. It is especially good with curries as it is perfect for mopping up the gravy.
  • Teff Rosemary Rolls Recipe: White rice flour, brown rice flour, and teff go into this bread dough which easily can be converted into rolls.
  • Gluten-Free Millet Bread Recipe: Brown rice flour, millet flour, tapioca flour and oat flour combine to make a hearty, moist bread with a hint of molasses.