How to Make Healthy Ragi Puttu:
Ragi puttu is made by Ragi flour. You can get ready made ragi flour in market .you can also make ragi flour at home by sprouted ragi. It is very healthy and cost saving also. You can make ragi idli/dosa, ragi kanchi and ragi idiyappan also. But now am going to make ragi puttu. You can prepare this just 15 minutes. Ragi puttu is healthy breakfast/ evening snack/dinner. It is easily digestible. So everyone can take this. Ragi is rich source of fiber, iron and calcium. It is good for all especially diabetes and weight loss. Ragi has high protein and Mineral Content. This is healthy breakfast recipe.
Cooking is my favorite activity because it is a way for me to reduce stress and boredom. In the Kitchen I can use a variety of ingredients that also add colors and flavors, finally make the dish look as good as they taste. I strictly follow healthy eating habits in my home. I focus only healthy foods and healthy eating habits in my blog.
What is meant by Healthy Food?
Healthy food refers to food that contains the right amount of nutrients to keep our body and mind fit. So we need healthy food to keep ourselves healthy and fit.
What are the benefits of Healthy Food?
Healthy foods have numerous benefits. It keeps our mind, body and Soul healthy. Healthy food is much cheaper than junk food. You will be saving a great amount when you should consume only healthy food. Moreover, it keeps away diseases like diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, obesity, heart diseases and many more.
Why is Junk Food harmful?
Junk food is very harmful and unhealthy to our bodies. It contains high amount of sugar salt, fat, oil, artificial color and flavors. Junk food invites all the diseases.
What is meant by Healthy Eating Habits?
Healthy eating gives you the nutrients you need to maintain your healthy Mind, body and soul. These nutrients include Calcium, fiber, fat, protein, carbohydrate, water, Vitamin and Minerals. Healthy eating habit only helps to improve your metabolism. Metabolism is an energy that is used to burn fat or calories you take every day.
We must encourage good and healthy eating habits only, So that our future generations will be healthy, happy and fit. Most importantly we should teach kids from an early age at the harmful effects of junk foods. In our life Health is the most important thing.
Ingredients for Healthy Ragi Puttu:
- Ragi flour 2 Cups
- Brown Sugar/Jaggery ½ Cup
- Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
- Grated coconut 1 cup
- Ghee 3 Teaspoon
- Cardamom Powder As needed
- Water As needed
Instructions for Healthy Ragi Puttu:
1.Firstly, Take a bowl. Add Ragi flour into it.
2.Secondly Add Salt. It helps to enhance the sweetness.
3.Thirdly add Normal water. For this Puttu , Consistency of the Dough is very important. Add small intervals by sprinkling water little by little. If Dough’s consistency is watery, Puttu comes out very hard and more lumps. Mix the dough without lump. It is very important.
4.Next am going to do Steaming in Idli pan. So I applied ghee in idli plates first. Then Spread that ragi dough in it.
5.Once the water in idli pan was boiling well, keep this idli plate inside that pan on medium flame for 10 minutes.
6.After 10 minutes, just check with your fingers. Touch the Ragi dough ,If it is not stick in your fingers means, it steamed well.
7.Finally Transfer into a bowl. Add Grated coconut, Brown sugar,Ghee and cardamom powder. Mix well.
8.Easy and Healthy Breakfast- Healthy Ragi puttu is Ready. It is very very Tasty. You can swerve this recipe with Bananas.
I never use Refined Products Like Salt, Sugar And Oil. Also I don’t Use Maida, Artificial Colour and Flavours for my Recipes. I Never use Aluminium Utensils and Non Stick and Oven in My Cooking.