Bajra is one of the oldest millet used by our ancestors. Along with wheat flour even bajra was included in the regular diet. It is known to have a very high fiber content which makes it healthier. It is used as a regular meal in places like Rajasthan, Gujarat. Now a day’s it is gaining its importance back.
Now Bajra are recommended by many health professionals, Dieticians and Nutritionist because of its various health benefits. It is also not very expensive millet which can reduce its consumption. People are becoming more and more conscious about the fact of bajra having various good effects on the body.
Dieticians and Nutritionist are trying their best to promote this particular millet and increase its consumption by educating its benefits among all groups of people. Awareness among the people helps to create a positive attitude towards this millet. It is also called as pearl millet. It is not expensive like pearl but it’s definitely has pearl like quality which is beneficial to the body.
Source : nutrichoice4u.com
Here is another sweet for Diwali using pearl millet. As you know the benefits of it. Why not have a healthy Diwali ? Recipe is here.
Bajra flour - 1 1/2 cup
Sugar powder - 1 cup
Ghee - required to make ladoo
Cardamom powder - required
Heat a pan, add 3 tsp of ghee , add the broken cashews and fry it well. Take the cashews and keep it aside.
In the same pan, in the remaining ghee add the Bajra flour and roast it in a pan till the raw smell of the flour vanishes and the color changes a bit.
Take the roasted flour and sugar powder together in a vessel.
Add cardamom powder to the mixture.
Mix it well. Add the fried cashews and press on the ladoo while making balls.
Add required ghee and make balls or ladoos using hand.