Finger Millet– one of the staple millets, is called nachani in Hindi, Koovarugu (Malayalam), ragi (Kannada), kelvaragu (Tamil), and ragulu(Telugu).Finger millet (ragi) pasta is a nutitious and healthy ready to cook food.our pasta dishes have no colour.pasta sauce recipe is one of the favourite one for many people.
It is present in archaeological records of early Indian and African agriculture that date back 5000 years. Finger millet is commonly called “ragi” in India. The word ragi originated from the Sanskrit word ‘raga’ meaning red. Finger millet is gaining popularity worldwide as its easy to grow and easily adaptable as a food. Worldwide its now used as an alternate for wheat and other grains.
What are Millets
Millets are cereal grains cultivated and consumed widely in India . Recently , millets have gained popularity in Western countries due to its gluten free nature and high protein , fiber and anti oxidant contents. Millets have wide range of varieties , among which Finger millet is one of them.
Is Pasta Good For Health?
” Pasta may be a better choice for many,as it is higher in fiber and nutrients.It can be a part of healthy diet.”
Benefits of Finger Millet in Diet
The vitamins, minerals, and fiber found in finger millet can provide important health benefits. The potassium found in finger millet can help keep your kidneys and heart functioning properly. Finger millet is also an excellent source of B vitamins. Also consumption of Finger Millet gives iron to the body. It is a healthy diet for lactating mothers. Moreover it increases the hemoglobin levels in women and improves the milk production. Regular consumption of finger millet is good for bone health and keeps diseases such as osteoporosis at bay.
Some of the attributes that make it a special are:
- Controls diabetes
- Bone health
- Battles anemia
- Controls cholesterol levels
- Increase lactation
- Helps digestion
- Help in weight loss
- good for diabetes
There are many traditional recipes of Finger millet like Idly, dosa, porridge,roti,etc. Ragi is also used in the baking of cookies, cakes and many other pastries. But there are very less ready to cook food. One such ready to cook yet healthy and tasty food is our Finger millet (ragi) tpasta.
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pasta nutrition facts:
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Cook Some More Finger Millet(ragi) Pasta in 1litre of boiling water for 8-11mins on medium flame. Drain water and add little oil to prevent pasta from sticking to each other. Heat oil in a pan and add onion, capsicum, carrot and vegetables of your choice, and salt to taste and stir fry. Sprinkle sufficient water to allow the vegetables to cook and add seasoning mix to it and mix thoroughly. Add boiled pasta, mix well and serve hot.