How To Make Rajgira Flour, Amaranth Flour At Home

How To Make Rajgira Flour, Amaranth Flour At Home

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With more and more people looking for healthy food alternatives, amaranth seeds have come to the limelight and gained reputation as a super grain.

Well-deserved we would say. This traditional grain has ultimately got the attention it deserves. Amaranth or rajgira has innumerable health benefits. While the seeds can be used fresh, dried, popped and flaked, flour is the most popular form perhaps because of the sheer convenience of using it.

You can use it to make a variety of dishes, ranging from sheera to chapatis and puris. Rajgira flour, also known as Ramdana flour, is traditionally used to prepare non-cereal foods for consumption during religious fasts.

It is also ideal for use in gluten-free diets. You can grind the dried rajgira seeds coarsely or finely depending on the recipe requirement.

From healthy snacks like Rajgira Buckwheat Brown Rice Flour Khakhra to wholesome meals like Dahiwale Aloo Ki Subzi with Rajgira Puris, Rajgira ki Kadhi this Rajgira flour recipe can be used to make not only healthy but, vrat recipes too.

Enjoy how to make Rajgira Flour recipe with detailed step by step photos below.

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How To Make Rajgira Flour, Amaranth Flour At Home recipe - How to make How To Make Rajgira Flour, Amaranth Flour At Home

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2.5 cups
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For Rajgira Flour
2 cups amaranth (rajgira) seeds
For rajgira flour

    For rajgira flour
  1. To make the rajgira flour, heat the amaranth seeds in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
  2. Blend the roasted rajgira in a mixer to a fine powder.
  3. Store the rajgira flour in an air-tight container. Use as required.

How To Make Rajgira Flour, Amaranth Flour At Home recipe with step by step photos

Steps to make Rajgira flour at home

  1. To make rajgira flour (amaranth flour),  take 2 cups of rajgira in a plate and check for lighter dirt particles, minute stones, husk and remove them.
  2. Transfer the amaranth seeds into a broad non-stick pan.
  3. Roast the amaranth seeds for around 5-7 minutes on a medium flame, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Cool completely and transfer into a mixer jar.
  5. Blend into a smooth powder. This rajgira flour or amaranth flour is healthy. Rajgira flour is rich in protein, ½ cup of amaranth seeds provides 14.7 g of protein. The high fiber in general can help bind excess cholesterol and excrete it from the body, thus maintain healthy levels of cholesterol. See detailed benefits of rajgira flour.
  6. After blending it makes 2.5 cups of ragira flour. You can use the homemade amaranth seeds flour to make a number of fasting (vrat) recipes like Dahiwale Aloo Ki Subzi with Rajgira Puris, Rajgira Paneer Paratha and Farali Dosa

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy510 cal
Protein23.5 g
Carbohydrates97.1 g
Fiber15.4 g
Fat3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg

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