Whether it’s Bajra, Ragi, oats, quinoa, or any other grain, we’ve been experimenting with it in various ways in our everyday meals. Ragi has traditionally been consumed in the shape of chapatti or smoothies/coffees.
But today we’re going to try the “RAGI TEA,” which many of you may find unusual, but believe me when I say that this tea is a lifesaver, especially for women.
Enriched with the goodness of the best quality plant-based iron and calcium, it is known to be one of the most nutritious millets.
- Augments heart health.
- Boosts the nervous system.
- Fortifies bone density.
- Keep blood sugar levels in check.
- Help lowers cholesterol levels.
PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 10 minutes
CALORIES: 12 Kcal
|1.||Whole ragi grain||2 tbsp.|
|2.||Chai masala||1/8 tsp.|
|3.||Jaggery||½ -1 tsp.|
|5.||Coriander seeds (Optional)||1 tsp.|
- Dry roast the whole ragi grain in a low heat pan for 6-7 minutes or roast until it turned black and starts to smoke slightly.
- Grind the roasted ragi grain into the grinder.
- Then add the ground whole ragi grain into 1 cup of water, add chai masala, and jaggery too.
- It’s your choice to add coriander seeds; they also are required to be dry roasted before adding.
- Also, adding milk is a completely optional step, do as you like.
- Give it a nice boil and serve warm.
- Use a heavy bottom pan for roasting.
Whole Ragi Grain is jam-packed with key nutrients including Vitamin C, E, B- complex vitamins, iron, calcium, antioxidants, proteins, fibers, and many unsaturated fats.
Jaggery helps in detoxification and is loaded with minerals like magnesium, zinc, selenium, iron, and manganese.
Coriander seeds, although adding it is a completely optional step, but enhances the taste and promotes weight loss.
|ENERGY (Kcal)||CARBOHYDRATES (g)||PROTEIN (g)||FATS (g)|
|12 Kcal||2.7 g||0.31 g||0.1 g|
CALORIES: 12 Kcal
Do try this amazingly nutritious tea!