Finger Millet

Scientific Name :

Eleusine Coracana

Medicinal Value :

Used to loose weight, for strengthening bones, control blood sugar level, control cholestrol content in blood.

Nutrient Value :

Protein,Fat, Carbohydrate, Calcium, Vitamins - A, Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin, Fiber

Culinery and Other Values :

Ragi flour is made into flatbreads, including thin, leavened dosa and thicker, unleavened roti. Its also consumed with milk, yoghurt or water. It’s a healthy food given for babies in india.

Glossary :

  • English : Finger Millet
  • Tamil : Kezhvaragu
  • Malayalam : Ragi / Moothari
  • Telugu : Ragulu
  • Kannada : Ragi
  • Hindi : Madua
  • Bengali : Madua
  • Gujarati : Bhav
  • Marathi : Nachni
  • Oriya : Mandia