Organic Finger Millet, Whole Ragi (Gluten Free, Low GI, Weight Loss and Diabetic Friendly)
Finger millet has been a major crop in India and Africa since centuries. While finger millet is known for its delightful taste, nutrition facts about the cereal would take one by surprise.
Finger Millet has around ten times calcium as compared to wheat
It is rich in proteins
It has amino acids in the right proportion
Some other micronutrients abundant in finger millet are vitamin A, vitamin B and phosphorous
With its high fiber content, finger millet prevents high blood pressure and aids in digestion
The right amount of ingestible iron and polyphenols make finger millet an ideal food for babies
Finger millet has even been cited as an ideal part of diabetic diet as it helps control blood glucose levels. One of the mechanisms is that when one consumes fibers, glucose is released in the body at a slow and sustainable rate
Finger millet is also high in calcium which regulates release of insulin in the body. This helps control blood sugar levels.
Let’s take a look at some of the finest finger millet recipes!
INSTANT RAGI RAWA DOSA
Ragi flour – 1 cup, Rice flour – ¼ cup
Chiroti rawa – ¼ cup, Curds – ¼ cup, Water, Salt Chopped coriander leaves, methi leaves, green chilli and little grated coconut.
Mix all the flours, salt, curds. Add sufficient amount of water and make a batter, it should be in pouring consistency.
Add chopped greens and other ingredients as you wish.
Make crispy dosa by using iron dosa tawa and serve with chutney.