Finger Millet

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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

 

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