Ragi is a rich source of protein, iron and calcium. Ragi can be consumed in a variety of forms, including whole, as flour, or as an additive in other products. Ragi can be used to make a variety of breakfast dishes like ragi idli, dosa and upma either by itself or by simply combining it with other grain flours like jowar, bajra and whole wheat. Finger millet is very tasty when cooked as porridge. Ragi mixed with salt and water can be steamed as puttu and eaten as a savoury or sweet breakfast dish.
- Finger millet is an excellent source of calcium, which consumption builds healthy bones and immunity
- Ragi has high protein content & rich source of mineral
- It has many antioxidants which helps fight the body against infections
- It is naturally gluten-free and high in fiber
- Ragi has more dietary fiber as compared to rice and other grains
- Finger millet is a very good source of natural Iron and its consumption helps in recovery of Anemia