Nutrition Meets Food Science

Millety Spinach Pesto

This Recipe was made on the theme “Creativity Unlimited with Millet Flour” for the first round of the recipe contest organized jointly by PFNDAI and Roquette in January 2022.


  • 200gm millet flour
  • 1 egg
  • Water
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Spinach
  • Garlic
  • Heavy cream
  • Olive oil
  • Cheese
  • Mixed herbs

Method of Preparation-

  1. Preparation of dough:
  • Take 200gm of millet flour
  • Add 1 whole egg & few drops of water
  • Make soft dough & let it rest for 1 hour
  • Roll the dough & cut out long strip
  • Boil water and few drops of olive oil
  • Boil the prepared pasta strips for 10 minutes
  1. Sauce Preparation-
  • Take a pan and add few drops of olive oil
  • Shallow fry the cherry tomatoes
  • Take pan and add spinach, few garlic cloves & Water
  • Boil it till it become perfectly soft
  • Make fine paste of boiled spinach
  1. Final Pasta-
  • In pan add few drops of olive oil
  • Add the spinach paste, some heavy cream, 2 cheese slice, Fried cherry tomatoes and mix herbs and stir
  • Millety spinach pesto is ready

1st Prize Winner

Ms. Vidhi Tukaram Prabhu


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