Finger Millet (Ragi) - Its scientific name is (Eleusine Coracana) & in the grass family, native to the Old World tropics and an important cereal in India and Africa. 100 gm of ragi provides 7.3gms of protein, 1.3gm of fat, 2.7 gm of minerals, 3.6gm of fiber, 72.0gm of carbohydrates, 328kcal of energy, 344 mg of calcium, and 283mg of phosphorous, 3.9mg of iron. The Executive Chef is of the opinion that Ragi is very good for diabetic patients & children. Ragi has a cooling effect on the body & it is good for the people working under direct sun.
Ragi & Mochai Semiya
Boiled Field beans seed
Fresh grated coconut
Split Bengal gram
100 g (Mocha)
05 g (cleaned and finely chopped)
10 g (finely chopped)
02 sprigs finely chopped
05 g (finely chopped or according to your taste)
05 g chopped
Soak the ragi in water for two minutes. Strain the water and then steam it for five minutes.
Saut'e the rest of the ingredients and finally add in the bean seeds and ragi semiya
Keep on a slow fire until cooked. Garnish with fresh coconut.
Eat the Ragi and Yellow beans semiya with delicious burnt tomato chutney.