Tuesday, 26 January 2016


Due to rich fiber content, Ragi or finger millet is believed to be a good laxative and prevents constipation. People  who suffer from liver disease, high blood pressure, heart weakness and asthma should consume roasted green millet. This millet is also advised to lactating mother, if she is unable to produce sufficient milk to her infant. It is the greatest boon to diabetic patients and obese people, as the digestion will take place in a slow pace so that the glucose is released into the blood slowly. The Finger millet contains a unique amino acid called Tryptophan which reduces appetite and thus helps to control your diet.

So if you plan to shed few kilos of your weight, the consumption of finger millet is a great support.
As it contains rich calcium; it is highly recommended for kids for their bone growth and teeth and development. It is packed with rich iron content; it is advised to take ragi/finger millet in your regular diet to beat anaemia.

I(t helps to raise the hemoglobin level. It fights malnutrition, degenerative diseases and premature aging.

Ragi (finger millet) 250gms
Urad dal 50 gm

Salt required


Clean Ragi and allow to dry in sunlight for two hours.
Grind the ragi into fine powder in a mixer.
Sieve the flour.  you will get fine powder.
Soak urad dal in water for one hour. 
Wash urad dal a couple of times .
Blend the urad dal with required water.
Mix the ragi flour with required water.
Add urad dal batter, salt. 
Mix well.
Allow the batter to ferment overnight.
Ragi batter is ready to prepare dosai in the morning.
Heat dosa tava and pour ragi batter in the centre and spread gently to a round shape.
Drizzle little oil over dosa and all over the sides.
Flip other side.
Take out dosa after cooking evenly both sides.
Coconut chutny and pea nut chutny are the best combinations to these crispy dosais.

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