Bajra Raab, Rajasthani Bajre ki Raab

Bajra Raab, Rajasthani Bajre ki Raab

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Bajra Raab is a mildly sweetened drink with jaggery. Indian pearl millet drink has a comforting taste and mouth-feel that kind of warms the body and soul! Learn how to make traditional bajre ki raab.

To make bajra raab recipe, heat the ghee in a pan and sauté the bajra flour for a while. Ensure that the flour doesn’t get burnt. Add the water and jaggery and immediately whisk it. Cook it for about 1½ minutes. Add the carom seeds and ginger powder and mix and cook for just 30 seconds. Raab is ready for serving!

It is ideal to have this traditional bajre ki raab during the winters, when it will not only make the new mother feel warm and cozy but also boost her health.

This bajra raab for breastfeeding is a porridge-like food made of ghee-roasted bajra flour sweetened with jaggery, which is very apt for lactating mothers. The carom seeds are added to prevent bloating and aid in digestion in the new mothers. On the other hand, ginger powder is known to increase breast milk production.

Indian pearl millet drink is very filling, and must be served immediately after preparation because it will get thick and lumpy upon cooling.

Bajra flour can also be used to make Bajra Roti, Bajra Chakli and Bajra Khakhras.

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Bajra Raab, Rajasthani Bajre ki Raab recipe - How to make Bajra Raab, Rajasthani Bajre ki Raab

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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Ingredients


For Bajra Raab
1 tsp ghee
1 1/2 tbsp bajra (black millet) flour
1 cup 1 tbsp grated jaggery (gur)
1/8 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
1/8 tsp dried ginger (soonth) powder

Method
For bajra raab

    For bajra raab
  1. To make bajra raab, heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai, add the bajra flour and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 1½ minutes or till the flour turns light brown in colour.
  2. Add 1 cup of water and jaggery, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1½ minutes, while stirring continuously with a whisk.
  3. Add the carom seeds and ginger powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for ½ minute, while stirring continuously with a whisk.
  4. Serve the bajra raab immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy20 cal
Protein0.1 g
Carbohydrates2 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.1 mg
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For Bajra Raab

  1. For bajra raab recipe | Indian pearl millet drink | bajra raab for breastfeeding |  traditional bajre ki raab, heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai.
  2. Add the bajra flour to it.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 1½ minutes. You will notice that the flour of Indian pearl millet drink turns light brown in colour.
  4. Add 1 cup of water. 
  5. Add the jaggery.
  6. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1½ minutes while stirring continuously with a whisk.
  7. Add the carom seeds for making bajra raab for breastfeeding.
  8. Add the ginger powder.
  9. Mix well and cook traditional bajre ki raab on a medium flame ½ minute, while stirring continuously with a whisk.
  10. Serve Bajra Raab immediately.

Health Benefits of Bajra Raab

  1. Healthy Bajra Raab - for lactating mothers. 
  2. Bajra and jaggery provide enough for the new mother to make up her reserves again.
  3. Ajwain aids in maintaining digestive health of the mother.
  4. Some studies have shown that ginge rpowder acts as a galactogouge and enhances breast milk production.
  5. This bajra raab has just small quantities of ghee, to provide you energy without adding on inches on your waist line.

Reviews

Bajra Raab, Gujarati Bajra Raab Recipe
 on 07 Dec 18 02:56 PM
5

It''s perfect.very easy to make.my grandmother used to make it for me all the time especially after child birth. But with added spices cloves,cinnamon stick,ajwain ,ginger and gur. The taste is simply amazing.
Tarla Dalal
08 Dec 18 09:39 AM
   Hello, Delighted to know you liked the recipe. Do try more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!!
Bajra Raab, Gujrati Bajra Raab Recipe
 on 27 Dec 17 05:47 AM
5

very easy and super tasty recipe for winter. I have added some spices ginger powder and ganthoda power to make it more delicious.
Bajra Raab, Gujrati Bajra Raab Recipe
 on 14 Jun 17 09:23 AM
5

When I want to eat sum thing little sweet but healthy and its winter time will surely make this for myself and eat. It is easy to make and very quick.