Organic Ragi from OrganicSiri®
Finger millet is gluten free and a staple in South India. It has become a popular healthy meal due to its high nutrient profile. It can be used to make a number of healthy and tasty snacks; it is a nutritious breakfast cereal that’s also a super food. It’s packed with calcium, amino acids and Vitamin D.
Also known as
Ragulu, finger millet
Finger millet displays a rather impressive nutritional profile; it contains all the essential macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fibers, fats and proteins, along with noteworthy levels of key micronutrients – vitamins and minerals. It has negligible levels of cholesterol and sodium, to promote heart wellness. In addition, it also contains considerable quantities of vitamins C and E, which is believed to boost immune system, skin and hair health.
How to use Ragi
It is used to prepare a number of dishes like rotis (flat breads), idli, vada, dosas, puddings, porridges, papads. Both ragi grain and ragi flour can be used to make variety of recipes. A variety of guilt free snacks such as chakli, khakhra and dhebra can be made using flour made from this grain.
It is ideal to roast it before using because it has a wonderful nutty flavor. It absorbs the flavor of the food. Different types of sugars can be used when baking with it, such as brown sugar or palm sugar, to give it a kick and enhance the flavor.
This crop requires organic rich soil with proper drainage. Weeds should be controlled from early stages. Significant effort is required to protect the crop from pests and diseases. Ragulu from OrganicSiri is grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
They are best stored in an airtight container at a cool dry place. Glass, plastic or zip lock plastic bags can all be used, as long as they are airtight. By keeping in a refrigerator it will stay fresh for longer. They should be kept away from heat and moisture.
This crop can be grown at all seasons of the year in our farms, we grow it during monsoon and early summer and we try to store it scientifically to be available most of the year.
How to buy Organic Ragi
We deliver fresh organic vegetables, organic fruits and organic staples across Hyderabad. Here is how to order online: How to order organic food?