Skip to main content

Healthy Ragi Recipes (Indian Gluten-Free )

My pot full of Ragi recipes is here!

Did you know ragi or finger millet is a rich source of iron that makes it a perfect food option for anemic patients?

A rich source of fiber, ragi is no less than a wonder grain - a superfood.

The whole grain contains bran, endosperm, and germ, which adds to their fiber content. 

The gluten-free grain is a staple in south India - and is overloaded with calcium, fiber, amino acids, vitamin D, and good carbohydrates. Since it is a good source of calcium, you need vitamin D to absorb calcium. Your body makes Vitamin D3 from a reaction to the UV rays.  Vitamin D2 is sourced from vitamin D fortified milk and poultry sources, such as egg yolk, fatty fish, and liver. 

Ragi for diabetics is a good low carb option. It is a skin-friendly grain, since it is packed with amino acids that help revert skin aging.

The antioxidant-rich ragi benefits those fighting stress, depression, helping you manage cancer symptoms.

The high content of dietary fiber makes ragi a superfood for weight loss enthusiasts.

For all of you who have been asking me for a tutorial on gluten-free cookies, here's presenting a super yummy treat for you all. 

But first, what is gluten? Should you go gluten-free just because your friend has? 

Of course, not!  I believe your body will tell you what it wants. So instead of following a "fad" diet, ask yourself how you feel after your diet? If you feel bloated or experience indigestion, your diet could be blamed. Switch to a low-carb diet to see if that helps. 

All in all, you should try to include all ingredients to plan your meals. A wholesome, balanced diet to be precise. This includes both gluten and gluten-free flours. For example, I am not allergic to gluten,  so  I try to include the best of both worlds into my dietary regimen to benefit more from a nutritional point of view. Of course, if you are gluten sensitive, you should not wait before transitioning to a gluten-free diet.

So this post is more about ways to include gluten-free alternatives in your diet. I love ragi for all its nutritional benefits. It is packed with iron and calcium. There's a lot of fiber too when you sprout ragi and make sprouted ragi flour, like I do.

Did you know sprouted ragi atta is more delicious and nutritious than packaged flour?

I have stopped buying alternative flours because I know I can recreate healthier options at home - sprouting or without sprouting.

It's a labor of love - love for your body - dedication to keep yourself healthy.

So let's see how to sprout ragi and make ragi atta and then use the same flour in a baked recipe. 

  • how to sprout ragi  and make flour :
  • how to make ragi bullets with jaggery (dairy free)
  • how to make ragi rusk with dates:
  • how to make vegan ragi cashew cookies with jaggery
  • how to make ragi digestives
  • Ragi cake (gluten free) with jaggery
  • how to make ragi cookies
  • how to make ragi mathri for a savory snack
  • how to make coffee bean cookies with ragi, jaggery

All of these recipes have been a great hit with anybody that has tried them. So if you are yet to experiment with ragi, here are a few simple recipes to help you join the ragi bandwagon.

Happy baking, friends.

How to make ragi chocos at home (gluten free) with jaggery

Ragi rusk recipe with dates

How to sprout ragi and make sprouted atta

Ragi cookies recipe with jaggery (no baking powder or soda)

Ragi mathri recipe

How to make ragi cashew cookies (vegan) with jaggery

Ragi bourbon biscuits recipe (no baking powder/soda)

Ragi recipe of crunchy bullets with jaggery

Ragi panjiri (easy recipe baked) with jaggery

Ragi roti recipe

Ragi recipe of digestives with jaggery (no baking powder/soda)

Eggless soft Ragi cake recipe with jaggery (gluten-free, vegan)

Ragi coffee cookies recipe with jaggery (no baking powder/soda)

Ragi coffee bean cookies with jaggery without bp or bs


Popular posts from this blog

Can we use the soaked water for millets? Does millet need to be soaked?

Do millets contain anti-nutrients? Yes, they do. In fact, all whole grains, including oats, contain phytates, which bind to minerals and make their absorption difficult for the body.  Soaking is the first step toward reducing anti-nutrients from millets. Soak for at least 6-8 hours to make digestion easier. Discard the soaked water and then proceed to the next step of cooking. Remove foam from top to reduce gassy elements from millets. why you should not eat millets unsoaked #shortsfeed #shortsvideo #shorts  Is it necessary to soak millets? How long do you need to soak millet? Can you eat soaked millet? How long does millet take to digest? Why soak millets for constipation benefits of soaking millet how to soak millet overnight little millet soaking time should foxtail millet be soaked before cooking how long should millet be soaked foxtail millet soaking time can we use millet soaked water Unlocking Millets' Nutritional Potential Through Soaking Beyond enhancing taste and textur

How To Make Jowar Roti Without Breaking With Rolling Pin at Home [Sorghum Flour Recipes\Benefits]

Is Jowar good for weight loss? Is Jowar better than wheat? Is Jowar good in summer? Is Jowar good for thyroid? Is Jowar better than Bajra? Can Jowar be eaten everyday? Well, these are some of the most common questions people ask about sorghum flour. Well, sorghum benefits health in more ways than one. First, if you are wondering how to make jowar roti without breaking with a rolling pin at home, let's dig into it and see how to do that easily. The method I follow for making soft, fluffy jowar rotis came up in my mind after my successful trial of ragi jowar chocos at home. I was making sorghum flour chapati earlier as well. Back then, I would struggle to gather the dough and it would often break. But this method has been a revelation of its own. I am happy to share it with you all.  Jowar is heat or cold  Jowar or sorghum has a cold potency so that means you can enjoy it during summers as a coolant. I won't mind enjoying jowar or sorghum flour recipes during winters too because

Making Dahi Without Starter | बिना जामन के दही | How to Make Curd at Home Without Curd

Ever imagines how to make curd without curd (with almonds) बिना जामन के दही ? Well, I am sure such use of almonds as a curd starter is nowhere in your thoughts, right? Perhaps we are not used to thinking on these lines until it happens incidentally and you want to share your experiment with others. I am happy to say that I have experimented with making curd without starter and it gives me creamy and sweet curd. बिना जामन के दही | How to Make Curd at Home Without Curd A Little About my Curd Love Give me a bowl of rich, creamy curd and I do not need anything else on my dining table. Perhaps as a Punjabi, born and brought up into a Punjabi family, I have that special love and fondness for curd. My parents have inculcated in me good eating habits - home food is the best, they would day, preach and practice. This has become ingrained in my thoughts. I detest outside food, and yes, I dub it as market junk. One reason I love all homemade stuff - mommade food is the best. But w