5 Healthy Ragi Breakfast Recipes

Whole Ragi

Benefits of Ragi Ragi (Finger millet) is a staple of many regions of the Karnataka state in India. It is called ragi in Kannada, nachni in Hindi, and ragulu in Telugu. Ragi is considered one of the most beneficial millets and is associated with several health benefits including weight management and controlling blood sugar levels. This gluten-free grain is high in dietary fibre and has a low GI. This millet is a great source of plant-based protein and is rich in calcium and iron.

Ragi Upma (Finger Millet Upma) 

Ragi Upma ingredients 3 cups ragi flour ½ cup tamarind 1½-2 cups water 1 tablespoon jaggery 2 tablespoon oil ½ cup peanuts 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 teaspoon chana dal

Ragi Upma ingredients contd. 1 teaspoon urad dal 2 dry red chilli 8-10 curry leaves 1-2 green chilli or as per taste 1 large onion finely chopped Salt to taste 2 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped

Ragi Idli ingredients 1½ cups ragi (finger millet) ½ cup urad dal (skinned black gram) 1 tsp methi (fenugreek seeds) ¼ cup thick poha (flattened rice)

Ragi Rotti Ingredients 2 cups ragi flour (finger millet) 2 onions finely chopped 3-4 green chilli finely chopped ¼ cup coriander leaves chopped 10-12 curry leaves finely chopped ½ cup coconut grated Salt to taste 2 cups water approximately 4 tablespoon oil or as needed

Instant Ragi Dosa ingredients 1 cup ragi flour finger millet flour ¼ cup rice flour ½ cup yogurt 1 onion finely chopped 7-8 curry leaves finely chopped 1 green chilli finely chopped 1 tablespoon coriander leaves finely chopped 1 teaspoon cumin seeds Salt to taste 1 - 1.5 cups water 3-4 teaspoon ghee or oil

Ragi Dosa ingredients 1½ cups ragi (finger millet) ½ cup urad dal (skinned black gram) 1 tsp methi (fenugreek seeds) ¼ cup thick poha (flattened rice)