Ragi Tawa Paratha - Healthy Vitamin Rich & Diabetic Friendly Paratha

Healthy Ragi Tawa Paratha Recipe is a delicious and nutty diabetic friendly paratha that is made from 50% ragi flour and 50% whole wheat flour. Make these paratha fresh and serve it along with a Sabzi and Kadhi for lunch of dinner.

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Ragi Tawa Paratha - Healthy Vitamin Rich & Diabetic Friendly Paratha
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Healthy Ragi Tawa Paratha Recipe is a delicious and nutty diabetic friendly paratha that is made from 50% ragi flour and 50% whole wheat flour.  The ingredients are kneaded to form a firm dough. It is then rolled and folded and rolled again to form a triangular shaped flat bread. The folding of the dough will help in creating more layers and it will help the bread to puff up once it is heated on griddle. 

Did you know Ragi is rich in calcium, helps in weight loss, has a high fiber content, battles anemia, reduces blood cholesterol and also regulates blood sugar levels. Because of its low glycemic index, it helps reduce food cravings and slows down absorption of starch, thus helps in regulating the blood sugar for diabetic.

Serve the Healthy Ragi Tawa Paratha Recipe along with simple Bihari Karela and Aloo Ki Sabzi , Kadhi to go along with it keep it light and healthy for a weeknight dinner or even a Indian diabetic lunch or dinner.

If you liked the Healthy Ragi Tawa Paratha Recipe you can try some of our favorite Paratha/ Thepla recipes  and serve them for healthy diabetic lunch or dinner.

  1. Gujarati Methi Thepla
  2. Multigrain Thepla Recipe With Ragi Soy & Whole Wheat
  3. Bhakri Recipe (A Multigrain Gujarati Flat Bread)

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Equipments Used: Roti Tawa
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Ragi Flour (Finger Millet)
  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Cooking oil

How to make Ragi Tawa Paratha - Healthy Vitamin Rich & Diabetic Friendly Paratha

  1. To begin making the Healthy Ragi Tawa Paratha Recipe, in a large bowl combine the ragi flour, whole wheat flour salt and knead adding little water at a time to make firm and smooth dough.

  2. Add one tablespoon of oil to coat the ragi tawa paratha dough and knead again. Cover and set the paratha dough aside for 15 minutes.

  3. Divide the dough into 8 portions. Preheat the iron skillet over medium heat.

  4. Roll the dough portions into balls and flatten them with the palm of your hand. Toss them on flour and roll them out into circles of approximately 3 inches in diameter. Put 1/4 teaspoon oil and spread it on the rolled dough.

  5. We need to get a triangle shape, to do so, first fold into a semi-circle, then fold the semi-circle into half again. You get a mini triangle shape.

  6. Tossing the triangle on a little flour, roll it out gently into a larger triangle. Continue the same process of rolling with the remaining ragi tawa paratha portions.

  7. With skillet on medium high heat, place one rolled out ragi tawa paratha on the skillet. After a few seconds you will notice an air pockets popping out.

  8. At this point flip the Ragi Tawa Paratha and smear about 1/2 a teaspoon of ghee. Using a flat spatula do a light pressing and turning motion to cook to the tawa paratha.

  9. Flip to the other side and press and turn the Ragi Tawa Paratha in a similar way. You will notice brown spots around the paratha and it will be slightly crisp. Remove from heat and place on a platter or serve hot.

  10. Continue the similar process with the remaining rolled portions and stack the cooked Ragi Tawa Paratha one above the other and serve hot.

  11. Serve the Healthy Ragi Tawa Paratha Recipe along with simple Bihari Karela and Aloo Ki Sabzi , Kadhi to go along with it keep it light and healthy for a weeknight dinner or even a Indian diabetic lunch or dinner.

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