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122 ragi flour recipes

Last Updated : Mar 30,2020


रागी का आटा रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (ragi flour recipes in Hindi)
રાગીનો લોટ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (ragi flour recipes in Gujarati)

Ragi flour recipes | 122 nachni flour recipe collection |

Ragi Flour Recipe collection. Nachni flour recipes.  Ragi, aka nachni or finger millet, is an excellent ingredient to add to your grocery list as it has a lot of nutrition and is a healthier replacement of rice and wheat. In India, the whole millet is crushed and a flour is made out it.

Ragi

Ragi (Nachni)

This ragi flour is used extensively in various recipes and contrary to what is actually believed, it is quite versatile.

Ragi Flour Recipes for Breakfast

Nachni DosaNachni Dosa

Who doesn’t like dosas and uttapas for breakfast? Ragi, being mostly used in the Southern states of India, is incorporated in almost all their famous dishes. The nutrient rich ragi flour combined with vibrant green coriander and other flavors like onion and curds, makes for delicious Ragi and coriander uttapaNachni dosas can also be made by grinding urad dal and then fermenting for some hours and they turn out delicious!! Combining various healthy flours like jowar and bajra along with nachni makes wonderful Multigrain idlis which can be had for breakfast.

 Ragi Rava Upma, Healthy Nachni Suji Upma

 Ragi Rava Upma, Healthy Nachni Suji Upma

If you want to make something with vegetables, you can make Ragi Upma and add onions, carrots or vegetables of your choice to it.

Another way to incorporate more vegetables is by making Nutritious chilas with any combinations of vegetables you want to put.

Nutritious ChillaNutritious Chilla

Healthy Ragi Flour Recipes

As we already know Ragi is rich in protein, fiber and magnesium making it one of the best, most healthy grains to have. People don’t realize that a lot of their dishes would be much healthier if make with ragi. Poha is a rich source of iron and together with ragi flour and other vegetables, it can make for a super healthy yet delicious Poha Nachni Handvo. Chips and dips go well together but are super unhealthy! it is better to make Crispies with Hummus wherein we make crackers with ragi flour and bake them while hardly using any oil.

 Poha Nachni Handvo

Poha Nachni Handvo

Bread doesn’t have a good impact on our body as it is made with maida. So making a Multigrain bread, replacing the maida with flours like ragi, jowar and bajra, is a much better option and can be had guilt free. With those same flours, you can even make wonderful 4 flour dosa which can be had any time of the day! This dosa is a great choice for diabetics and is easy to digest.

4 Flour Dosa
4 Flour Dosa

Ragi Flour Recipes for Snacks 

Making a snack with ragi will usually impress your friends and family because it is hardly ever used for regular snacking. Chaklis can be made with a mix of ragi, soya and rice flour and they turn out different and crispy. 

Different types of khakhras can also be made with nachni like Nachni Sesame Khakhra and Oats Methi Multiflour Khakhra with the goodness of different flours, iron rich fenugreek leaves and nutritious oats.

Oats Methi Multiflour KhakhraOats Methi Multiflour Khakhra

To add crunch to snacks like bhel, add Baked Nachni sev instead of the regular fried besan sev. This will not only elevate the taste of the bhel but also give a healthy component to it. Muthias are a part of a typical Gujarati house and make for a great snack. Nachni Methi muthias, a variation of it that can easily be made in the microwave or in a steamer, are flavored garlic, ginger and green chillies, making them irresistible.

Nachni Methi Muthias

Nachni Methi Muthias

Ragi Flour Recipes for Sweets

It is so unusual to think that ragi flour might be used in preparation of sweet delicacies, but it is actually not unusual at all. Just like whole wheat flour is used to make various sweets, so is ragi flour.

The most common sweets are Nachni Laddoos that are usually eaten by pregnant women to build up their iron and vitamin reserves. A healthier version of regular sheera, Ragi Sheera, can also be made using sugar substitute and Ragi flour.

Nachni Ladoos, Ragi Ladoo

Nachni Ladoos, Ragi Ladoo

Similarly you can even make a Healthy Peda without any milk or cream!! Made with only daria, nachni and honey, this recipe is quick and has less calories! When combined with jowar and bajra, 3 flour Golpapdi can be made which is sweetened with jaggery.


GolpapdiGolpapdi

Ragi Flour Recipes for Rotis/Parathas

Rotis and parathas are a part of any Indian's staple diet which he eats on the regular. Replacing the regular wheat or maida rotis with Ragi rotis proves much better for the health as it is gluten free. Stuff them with paneer and some sauce and you get Ragi Roti stuffed with Paneer Pesto! There are so many variations that can take place, do try them!

 Plain Ragi Roti, Plain Nachni Roti

Plain Ragi Roti, Plain Nachni Roti

Ragi flour benefits

Ragi flour ( Nachni flour) Ragi flour is high in protein and great source for vegetarians. In addition its gluten freehigh in fiber which in turn is good for diabetics and a healthy heart.  

Ragi flour creates a much lower surge in sugar levels compared to wheat. Ragi is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. A must read for the benefits of ragi to include in your daily diet.  


Ragi and Oat CrackersRagi and Oat Crackers

Enjoy our healthy Ragi Flour Recipes, Nachni flour recipes below. 



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Light on the stomach but crunchy to bite into, these iron rich crackers make a great breakfast option, whether early in the morning or as a snack during a mid-day refreshment break! These Ragi and Oat Crackers are all the better, as they are made with wholesome ragi, oats and whole wheat flo ....
multigrain bread recipe | homemade multigrain bread recipe | eggless multigrain bread recipe with amazing step by step photos and video. Nothing can beat the flavour, texture and aroma of warm, freshly-baked bread. I ....
Don’t let the colour of ragi flour put you off, because this sumptuous Mini Nachni Pancake is a winner in all other aspects, including flavour, aroma and nutrition! Loaded with iron and calcium, these toothsome pancakes will help start your day on an energetic and exciting note. Remember however tha ....
Calcium and protein rich ragi along with vitamin and iron rich coriander combine tastefully in this healthy snack. While coriander itself has an irresistible flavour and aroma, this is further enhanced by the addition of chillies, onions, tangy curds and a traditional tempering too. These no-fuss, ....
As the name suggests, this paratha uses a combination of 7 different flours to nourish your body with nutrients like proteins, vitamin A, iron, calcium and fibre. I usually make these parathas on Sundays for brunch as these are very tasty and I only need to make kadhi or raita to complement them. ....
ragi dosa recipe | nachni dosa | finger millet dosa | healthy ragi dosa | with 28 amazing images. Ragi dosa also known as nachni dosa ....
Thepla is one of the most-loved breakfast dishes in Western India. With a homely, rustic flavour and wholesome, satisfying mouth-feel, theplas are often flavoured self-sufficiently with green chillies, etc., so that in the busy morning hours you do not have to worry about making any special acco ....
Pesto is a famous Italian sauce made with basil, nuts and garlic. While pine nuts are used in the original recipe, the results are equally awesome when walnuts are used instead. Here, is a totally unique and innovative dish, in which hearty ragi rotis are st ....
Satisfy your sweet tooth occasionally without compromising your health with this low fat version of an all time favourite Indian dessert. Walnuts and almonds contain MUFA and antioxidants that protect our heart from free radical damage and help to lower LDL.
Remember the old folk lore – “Seven in One Go”? Well, with the combination of seven flours used in this paratha, you can be the soldier who really slayed seven giants! Seven wholesome flours come together with grated veggies to create a meal that your body will be thankful to have! Rich in iron, the ....
teaspoon of oil can create wonders, when the other ingredients are perfectly chosen – and this Moong Dal Seekh Kebab is a perfect example of this art. Did you ever imagine preparing crispy, succulent kebabs using such little oil? Well, see for yourself how the marvelous mix of moong dal and paneer w ....
Super-healthy handvos made of poha and nachni flour, and super-tasty too? Yes, we are not kidding you. Try this for taste, and you will believe us. Poha is rich in iron, which is required for the formation of new red blood cells that help maintain normal blood circulation and blood pressure. So, ....
The secret of this savoury pancakes is the use of ragi flour spiced with ginger and green chillies.
We are lucky because the Indian landscape makes available to us a wealth of healthy grains with immeasurable benefits. Most of these grains and their flours are so versatile that they can be used to make everything from khichdis to ladoos. Here is a delicious Nachni Ladoo that proves our point ....
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