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106 ragi recipes

Last Updated : Mar 25,2024

रागी रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (ragi recipes in Hindi)
રાગી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (ragi recipes in Gujarati)

140 Ragi Recipes | Indian Nachni Recipe Collection |

Ragi recipe collection. Indian Nachni  Recipes.  Ragi, also known as Nachni or Finger Millet, is a super millet that should be a must in everyone's diet. A great source of protein and amino acids, it is especially important for vegetarians to consume to get proper nutrition. They look really small, like mustard seeds, and are reddish brown in color.The outside hull of ragi is not edible, hence it is removed and then used. It can even be ground into a powder and be used a flour, which is the most common way of using it.

Ragi Recipes for Breakfast

Ragi is used predominantly in the southern states of India. Ragi Puttu, a very famous breakfast of Kerala, is a preparation of ragi flour and coconut which is cooked in coconut shells and pressure cooked and gives a homely taste. You can even make no fuss, Ragi and Coriander Uttapa, that are instant to make and absolutely delicious.

Ragi and Coriander UttapaRagi and Coriander Uttapa

Porridge is a sweet, breakfast cereal dish all around the world and it has many variations. One very healthy variation is Jowar, Ragi and Date Porridge that is sweetened with dates and is so easy and delicious to eat that even toddlers can start eating it. Another easy to make breakfast recipe is Multiflour Idli. Even though it requires overnight soaking, it is relatively super simple as it is only supposed to be blended, combined, fermented and steamed.

Ragi Recipes for Snacks

Many people do not know how to use whole ragi in their food! It is, infact, quite easy to do so. You can use them to make mouth-watering snacks which have the added advantage of being healthy. By simply soaking ragi overnight, you can soften it and then use it to make Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets. And the best part? we are coating them in oats instead of breadcrumbs to make them extra nutritious. Soaked ragi can also be used to make Stuffed Ragi Pancakes, where the stuffing is made up of different veggies and spiced with chilli flakes.

Stuffed Ragi PancakesStuffed Ragi Pancakes

Bhakris made with ragi are very popular in Maharashtra, but it is really hard to make kids have it. For that, you can jazz it up a bit and make Ragi Bhakri Chivda with spinach, onions and spice powders to make it taste delicious. Mini Nachni and Coriander Khakhras require no hassle as you use ready flour and they are the best way to satisfy your hunger pangs in under 100 calories!

Mini Nachni and Coriander KhakhraMini Nachni and Coriander Khakhra

Healthy Ragi Recipes

As we all know, Ragi is very healthy and hence it is really easy to convince everyone around to eat them. There are so many recipes you can make with ragi and in so many ways.

You can make a basic Ragi Roti to go with subzis instead of phulka roti. Instead of having the fried chips and snacks, it is better to make and eat Ragi and Oats Crackers. These crackers are baked and hence you can store them for a long time!

Ragi and Oat CrackersRagi and Oat Crackers

The beloved gujarati muthia gets a healthy twist with ragi, especially when teamed up with methi to make Nachni Methi Muthias.  Apart from these, you can make dosas, crispies, upma and a lot of other things.

Ragi Recipes for Sweets

Pregnant women are supposed to include ragi in their diet for their overall health and benefit. For this, as it has been happening for generations in India, Nachni Ladoos are given to pregnant women as they are nutrient dense. Ragi flour can even be converted into delicious Ragi Sheeras, halwas and Ragi Barfis.

Ragi BarfiRagi Barfi

Benefits of Ragi

Ragi and Ragi flour is high in protein and great source for vegetarians. In addition its gluten freehigh in fiber which in turn is good for diabetics and a healthy heart.  Ragi flour creates a much lower surge in sugar levels compared to wheat. Ragi is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. A must read for the benefits of ragi to include in your daily diet.  

Enjoy our Ragi recipe collection, Indian Nachni  Recipes below. 


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Ragi Uttapam, Healthy Nachni Coriander Uttapam
Recipe# 4823
06 Aug 21

 by Tarla Dalal
ragi uttapam recipe | ragi coriander uttapam | healthy nachni uttapam | with 29 amazing images. ragi uttapam recipe | ragi coriander uttapam |
Ragi Roti
Recipe# 22220
24 Apr 24

 by Tarla Dalal
ragi roti recipe | healthy nachni vegetable paratha | red millet gluten free flatbread | with 15 amazing images. ragi roti made with ragi flour, spring onions, carrots, curds, and green chi ....
Stuffed Ragi Pancakes
Recipe# 5283
22 Mar 24

 by Tarla Dalal
stuffed ragi pancakes recipe | nachni vegetable chilla | healthy red millet Indian pancake | with 35 amazing images. The stuffed ragi pancake is a very exciting way to consume this wonderfu ....
Ragi Roti ( Gluten Free Recipe )
Recipe# 33158
05 Jul 21

by Tarla Dalal
gluten free ragi roti recipe | Ragi roti recipe | healthy nachni roti | with amazing 20 images A hearty roti that is sure to remind you of home. The gluten free ragi roti has a rustic flav ....
Bajra Ragi Methi Khakhra, Multi Flour Khakhra
Recipe# 22466
28 Jan 24

 by Tarla Dalal
bajra ragi methi khakhra recipe | multi- flour khakhra | khakhra for weight loss | with 30 amazing images. bajra ragi methi khakhra is an all-time favourite
Nachni Dosa, Ragi Dosa Made with Whole Nachni
Recipe# 22354
07 Jan 21

 by Tarla Dalal
whole nachni dosa recipe| ragi dosa made with whole nachni | no fermented nachni dosa | easy nachni dosa healthy Indian snack | with 14 amazing images. whole nachni dos ....
Nachni Ladoos, Ragi Ladoo, Recipe for Pregnancy
Recipe# 22452
04 Oct 22

 by Tarla Dalal
nachni ladoos recipe | ragi ladoo | healthy recipe for pregnancy | ragi laddu | with 20 amazing images. nachni ladoos is a healthy dessert compared to sugar laden ....
Nachni Paneer Pancake, Ragi Paneer Pancake
Recipe# 4201
18 Feb 24

 by Tarla Dalal
nachni paneer pancake recipe | ragi paneer pancake | healthy Indian red millet pancake | with 28 amazing images. nachni paneer pancake recipe | ragi paneer pancake
Nachni Pancake, Ragi Pancake
Recipe# 4672
08 Jan 22

by Tarla Dalal
nachni pancake recipe | ragi pancake | healthy red millet Indian pancake | with 29 amazing images. nachni pancake recipe | ragi pancake | heal ....
Ragi Sheera
Recipe# 1419
28 Jul 23

 by Tarla Dalal
ragi sheera recipe | ragi halwa | healthy nachni sheera | with 15 amazing images. ragi sheera is a sweet dessert made from ragi flour (finger millet flour), milk, ghee, jaggery and flavored ....
Stuffed Nachni Roti, Healthy Ragi Roti
Recipe# 22275
23 Jun 23

 by Tarla Dalal
stuffed nachni roti | stuffed nachni roti with cauliflower, karela, methi | healthy ragi paratha | with 25 amazing images These scrumptious stuffed nachni rotis are made out of nachni and w ....
Ragi Chakli, Nachni Chakli, Murukku
Recipe# 7582
12 Aug 22

 by Tarla Dalal
ragi chakli recipe | nachni chakli | ragi murukku | with 27 amazing images. ragi chakli recipe | nachni chakli | ragi murukku is a favo ....
Ragi Uttapa for Babies and Toddlers
Recipe# 40475
13 Oct 22

 by Tarla Dalal
Ragi Uttapa for Babies and Toddlers | Healthy Nachni Uttapam for Babies | Ragi Uttapam with Veggies for Kids Breakfast | Instant Ragi Uttapa for Babies | Mini Ragi Uttapa f ....
Plain Ragi Roti, Plain Nachni Roti
Recipe# 41164
10 Dec 22

by Tarla Dalal
plain ragi roti recipe | soft ragi roti |plain nachni roti | gluten-free nachni roti | with amazing 16 images. A hearty roti that is sure to remind you of home. The plai ....
Ragi and Oat Crackers
Recipe# 39832
11 Nov 22

 by Tarla Dalal
ragi and oat crackers recipe | nachni crackers | baked ragi snack | low calorie snack | ragi and oat crackers is sure to delight everyone – nutritious and tasty a ....
Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets
Recipe# 40779
26 May 21

by Tarla Dalal
These scrumptious cutlets are made of ragi and broccoli, perked up with spice powders, mint and spring onions. Potatoes add to the volume of the cutlet mix, while mint and spring onions give it a fabulous aroma and flavour. The Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets are rolled in oats, to give the outer su ....
Nachni Onion Roti, Ragi Masala Roti
Recipe# 38882
13 Jan 22

 by Tarla Dalal
nachni onion roti recipe | ragi masala roti | healthy Indian red millet onion paratha | gluten free | with 31 amazing images. nachni onion roti recipe |
Nachni Pancake, Ragi Pancake, Healthy Nachni Uttapam
Recipe# 38989
21 Jun 21

 by Tarla Dalal
nachni pancake recipe | ragi pancake | healthy nachni uttapam | quick healthy snack | with 34 amazing images. nachni pancake recipe | ragi pan ....
Ragi Roti Stuffed with Paneer Pesto
Recipe# 41169
27 Mar 24

 by Tarla Dalal
ragi roti stuffed with paneer pesto | paneer pesto nachni wrap | healthy red millet cottage cheese pesto wrap | with 25 amazing images. ragi roti stuffed with paneer pesto is a creative an ....
Ragi Rava Upma, Healthy Nachni Suji Upma
Recipe# 39296
13 Apr 23

 by Tarla Dalal
ragi rava upma recipe | healthy nachni upma | ragi suji upma for breakfast | healthy breakfast recipe | with 20 amazing images. Ragi upma is a quick to make brea ....
Nachni Roti, Ragi Roti, How To Make Ragi Roti
Recipe# 38994
06 Nov 23

 by Tarla Dalal
nachni roti recipe | ragi roti | how to make ragi roti | ragi paratha | ragi vegetable paratha | with 30 amazing images. nachni roti recipe
Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies
Recipe# 38841
12 Jun 24

 by Tarla Dalal
jowar, ragi and date porridge recipe for babies | jowar, nachni and date porridge for babies | jowar nachni porridge for babies | how to make jowar, nachni and date porridge for babies at home ....
Ragi Roti Stuffed with Paneer
Recipe# 42062
25 Mar 24

by Tarla Dalal
ragi roti stuffed with paneer recipe | nachni paneer paratha | healthy red millet Indian wrap | with 30 amazing images. ragi roti stuffed with paneer is a nutritious and flavorful twist on ....
Healthy Chana Dal Ragi Peda
Recipe# 41972
12 Dec 20

by Tarla Dalal
A peda without dairy products might sound strange, and that it’s made of powdered daria and ragi flour might seem even stranger; but try this once and you will not repent having walked the healthy path! This Healthy Chana Dal Ragi Peda is made sans dairy products like milk or mava but has a very ....
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