Ragi is said to be a magical grain that provides numerous benefits to the health.
In North India, Ragi is known as Nachni & is a very popular grain that grows in the weather conditions.
There are many Indians; who don’t like to eat this grain & the main reason is said to be its taste which is usually not so convincing.
Many are also unaware that it includes fine nutritional benefits & thus should always be included in the diet without failure.
Take a look & study its major health benefits & from the next time; make sure you include it in your diet.
- Weight loss
Yes, it is very helpful as it is a convincing grain that helps in losing weight. As compared to all the other cereals; it is beneficial because it contains a natural fat which is low in comparison to other grains.
- Reduces Diabetes & risk of stroke
Many who suffer from Diabetes; can usually eat this grain as it helps from preventing diabetes. The higher amount of fiber content in the it helps in reducing the risk of diabetic problem.
It also helps in preventing high blood pressure & therefore reduces the risk of stroke.
- Deals with Anemia
Firstly Anemia is a condition that develops when a person has fewer amounts of red blood cells. And it acts perfect to heal the problem as it a source of the natural iron.
When consumed the sprouted Ragi; it contains vitamin C in it & the consumption helps in the absorption of iron into the bloodstream.
- Maintains a youthful skin
Yes, another reason of eating this grain is it helps a lot in maintaining the youthful skin. And also, it fights with the wrinkles on face.
- Rich source of Calcium
Ragi is mainly said to be containing 344 mg calcium in it.
Thus it helps in developing the bones and strengthens the bones. It is a best food item for children as well and consumption of it from an early age is said to be in making all the children stronger.
- Beneficial baby food
Ragi contains a healthy body metabolism & other mentioned benefits make it a must-have food item in the diet. For a month old baby the consumption of Ragi results beneficial only.
And also, due to its nutritional benefits; Ragi also helps in boosting the lactation.
A Quick Recipe of Ragi Ladoo:-
The ingredients required are:
- Ragi flour
- ½ cup Ghee
- ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder
- 10 almonds
- 2 tsp Groundnuts
- 2 tsp Black sesame
- ½ cup Palm Sugar
- ¼ cup Fresh coconut
- At first, dry the groundnut, sesame & grated coconut in a pan & keep the heat low.
- Later toast the almond for 2 minutes & add tsp of ghee on the pan.
- Now add some Ragi flour on the pan along with the tsp of ghee that you need.
- Now add the groundnuts, sesame, almonds & coconut into it & keep stirring it well.
- Once it is done- add ½ palm sugar & cardamom powder & keep stirring it well altogether.
- Now once it is cooled down; apply the ghee on your palm & keep the mixture turning it into a round shape of Ladoo.
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