Finger Millet (Ragi) Sevai
Millet is a superfood packed with nutrients and has more protein than rice which makes it an healthy alternate for rice. Millet Sevai is healthy meal option for the entire family which is easy to cook and delicious. This product is relished by kids and also by elderly people .Try out all our 10 varieties (Wheat, Moringa and 8 millet sevais) for benefitting from each of the ingredients used.
What are Millets
Millets are cereal grains which are 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 Pearl millet is one of them.
Benefits of Finger Millet (Ragi) Sevai
It is nutritious , non glutinous and are not acid forming ,thus making them very easy to digest. So it is suitable for all ages. Millet has been grown in India since prehistoric time. This millet is a “high energy” cereal that has
- Proteins and fat
- Rich in vit B&A
- High in calcium, iron and zinc
- Also has potassium.
Some of the health benefits are:
- Aid weight loss
- High in fiber
- Helps manage diabetes
- Low glycemic index (GI)
- Supports healthy hair, skin and nails
That means Finger Millet (Ragi) Sevai has lower levels of simple sugars and higher levels of complex carbohydrates, which take a longer time to digest. Foods with a low glycemic index can help prevent your blood glucose level from spiking after a meal. As a result, eating millet — instead of high glycemic index foods like white wheat flour — can help people living with diabetes manage their blood sugar levels.
Preparation method :
Soak the sevai in water for 1 min. Spread it thoroughly on ‘idli pan’ and cook for 10 minutes. In a kadai, splutter mustard seeds, add bengal gram dhal and black gram dhal. Saute green chillies, grated ginger, onions and vegetables of your choice. Add salt to taste. When they are cooked, add the steamed sevai to the kadai, mix well and serve hot. For sweet sevai, add coconut powder and natural sugar (brown).
Finger Millet Flour, Wheat Flour.