Ragi Biscuits with Jaggery- Healthy and Nutritious

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India is suffering from the twin curse of obesity and malnutrition. Lifestyle-related diseases have increased many folds in the last decade. There are growing awareness and increasing demand for nutritious food. Nutrition-rich millet is emerging as a healthy alternative.
Millet Recipes are nutritious, healthy, and tastier. Nowadays the demand for millet is increasing in every household due to its versatile properties. Millet recipes are naturally gluten-free grains and have a very low glycemic index. I tried the millet recipes and it’s time to add millet to your diet. I hope you will enjoy the recipes with your kids and family.

Ingredients for Ragi Biscuits:

·         ½ cup RAGI FLOUR or finger millet flour

·         ½ cup wheat flour

·         ½ cup jaggery powder

·         ¾ tsp baking powder

·         3 tablespoons of cocoa powder

·         6 to 8 tbsp ghee melted or ½ cup cold butter

·         2 tbsp milk if needed

·         1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation for ragi biscuits:

1. Firstly roast the ragi flour on low heat till you get a nice aroma of ragi. Set this aside to cool.
2. Add ragi and wheat flour to a mixing bowl. Next, add in baking powder & Mix them well until combined.
3. Melt the ghee and cool it. Pour 8 tbsp of ghee into the flour mixture.
4. Begin to mix well until combined. If the dough doesn’t come together, then pour 1 to 2 tbsp of milk. Use just as needed.
5. Bring the dough together & Cover and keep in the fridge for 10 mins.

Baking Ragi Biscuits:

1. Preheat the oven to 180 C for 15 mins.
2. Divide the dough into 14 to 16 balls. Flatten them slightly & cut it to a round shape with a cookies cutter
3. Place them on a baking tray, 1 inch apart from the other as they become big after baking.
4. Bake in the oven for 20 mins depending on your oven and thickness of the biscuit.
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