Hand Pounded Finger Millet/Ragi Flour (1Kg)

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  • Our premium hand pounded finger millets or ragi flour is produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product. 
  • Our organic hand pounded finger millets or ragi flour is a non-genetically modified organism. (non-GMO). 
  • Our hand pounded finger millets or ragi flour is produced with a commitment to environmentally friendly practices. Our dedicated organic farmers use green manure and compost to enhance soil fertility, while efficient water conservation minimises environmental impact.
  • Ragi flour is exceptionally high in calcium, making it a valuable dietary source for promoting bone health and preventing conditions like osteoporosis.
  • With a significant iron content, ragi flour helps in preventing iron deficiency anaemia and promotes healthy blood circulation.
  • Being naturally gluten-free, ragi flour is suitable for individuals with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease, providing a safe alternative to wheat-based flours.
  • Ragi flour is rich in dietary fibre, which aids digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes a healthy gut microbiome.
  • Ragi flour can be used to prepare a wide variety of dishes, including traditional South Indian recipes like dosa, idli, and roti, as well as modern creations like pancakes, cookies, and bread.
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Hand Pounded Finger Millet/Ragi Flour (1Kg)

Hand Pounded Finger Millet/Ragi Flour (1Kg)

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Hand pounded finger millet, commonly known as ragi flour, traces its origins back to ancient times, believed to have been cultivated in Africa. The scientific name of finger millet is Eleusine coracana, and it belongs to the Poaceae family. Hand pounded finger millet  or ragi flour made its way to India thousands of years ago, where it became a staple food in various regional cuisines, especially in South India. 

In the traditional process of making hand pounded ragi flour, millet grains are manually pounded to remove the husk, preserving the nutritional integrity of the flour. Sourced from local farms in Karnataka, ragi flour or hand pounded finger millets are known for their rich nutritional profile, boasting high levels of calcium, iron, and dietary fibre. An interesting fact about ragi flour is its status as a gluten-free grain, making it suitable for individuals with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease. Health-wise, ragi flour is valued for its potential to lower cholesterol levels, regulate blood sugar, and aid in weight management. Culinary-wise, it is used to prepare a wide range of dishes such as ragi dosa, ragi mudde (balls), ragi porridge, and even baked goods like bread and cookies, offering a nutty flavour and wholesome texture to recipes.

Hand Pounded Finger Millets Benefits:

  • Hand pounded finger milletS are exceptionally high in calcium, making it a valuable dietary source for promoting bone health and preventing conditions like osteoporosis.

  • With a significant iron content, Hand pounded finger millets helps in preventing iron deficiency anaemia and promotes healthy blood circulation.

  • Being naturally gluten-free, Hand pounded finger millets are suitable for individuals with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease, providing a safe alternative to wheat-based flours.

  • Hand pounded finger millets are  rich in dietary fibre, which aids digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes a healthy gut microbiome.

  • The combination of dietary fibre, protein, and complex carbohydrates in ragi flour promotes satiety, aiding in weight management and appetite control.

  • The complex carbohydrates and dietary fibre in ragi flour help regulate blood sugar levels, making it beneficial for individuals with diabetes or insulin resistance.

  • Hand pounded finger millet or ragi flour can be used to prepare a wide variety of dishes, including traditional South Indian recipes like dosa, idli, and roti, as well as modern creations like pancakes, cookies, and bread.

  • Hand pounded finger millets or ragi flour adds a unique nutty flavour and wholesome texture to dishes, enhancing their taste and providing a satisfying eating experience.

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FAQ's

What is hand pounded finger millet (ragi) flour? 

Hand pounded finger millet (ragi) flour is a type of flour made from ragi grains that have been traditionally processed using hand pounding techniques. This method preserves the nutritional integrity and enhances the natural flavours of the grains.

How can I use ragi flour in cooking? 

Ragi flour can be used to make a variety of dishes including rotis, dosas, porridges, and even baked goods like cakes and cookies. It can also be mixed with other flours to create nutrient-rich blends for everyday use.

Is ragi flour good for children? 

Ragi flour is highly nutritious and can be very beneficial for children. It supports their growing bones due to its high calcium content and provides essential nutrients needed for overall growth and development.

How does ragi flour benefit diabetics? 

Ragi flour has a low glycemic index, which helps in controlling blood sugar levels. It's a good dietary choice for diabetics as it provides energy without causing spikes in blood sugar.

Can ragi flour be used in baking? 

Yes, ragi flour can be used in baking to make healthy and nutritious cakes, cookies, and bread. It adds a unique flavour and boosts the nutritional profile of baked goods.

How does ragi flour improve bone health? 

Ragi flour is one of the best natural sources of calcium, which is crucial for maintaining strong and healthy bones. Regular consumption can help prevent conditions like osteoporosis.

Can ragi flour help in managing anaemia? 

Yes, ragi flour is rich in iron, which can help in the production of haemoglobin and red blood cells. Including ragi flour in your diet can be beneficial for preventing and managing anaemia.

What are some traditional recipes made with ragi flour? 

Traditional recipes made with ragi flour include ragi mudde (a staple in Karnataka), ragi dosa, and ragi porridge. These dishes are not only delicious but also highly nutritious.

Is ragi flour easy to digest? 

Ragi flour is generally easy to digest and is recommended for people of all ages, including infants and elderly individuals. Its high fibre content aids in smooth digestion and prevents constipation.