Bajri Flour – TRS, 1kg
This greyish flour with a strong nutty aroma and a very slightly bittersweet after taste, is made of millet, commonly known as bajra in North India and ragi in the south, is mixed with atta for breads. It is also mixed with rice flour to make Puttu (South Indian style steamed rice cake). It is considered to be higher in protein than rice, oats and corn.
A pale golden coloured flour.
Slightly sweet in flavour.
Traditionally used in Asian culture for making flat bread.
A fine flour – can be added to other baking recipes.
Bajra Flour, also known as Pearl Millet or Black Millet flour is a greyish colour with slightly nutty flavour. It is warm in its attribute, therefore it is typically used in winters in India. This flour is usually combined with wheat flour for making flat-breads like bhakari, thepla and khakhra.
Bajra/ Bajri Flour, also known as Pearl Millet or Black Millet flour is a greyish colour with slightly nutty flavour. It is warm in its attribute, therefore it is typically used in winters in India. This flour is usually combined with wheat flour for making flat-breads like bhakari, thepla and khakhra.
It is also known as Pearl Millet, Bajra (Bengali, Hindi, Oriya), Bajri (Gujarati, Marathi), Sajje (Kannada), Bajr’u (Kashmiri), Cambu (Malayalam, Tamil), Sazzalu (Telugu). Other names: Spiked millet, Parelgierst (Dutch), Perlhirse (German) and Millet perlé (French).
How to use Bajra (Pearl Millet) Flour
Mixed with Juwar (sorghum) and wheat flour, it makes hearty flat breads called Bhakri or Rotlo in Gujarati and is a very popular rustic dish from Rajasthani Cuisine. Also, this flour is used on Kumbu Dosai, a south Indian delicacy. Bajra vada, deep fried savoury biscuits, a tea time snack, taste great with a cup of evening tea.
Notes and Nutrient Facts
This flour is naturally gluten free and is a multi-nutrient flour rich in protein, iron, calcium, folic acid, magnesium and zinc.
It contains niacin, a vitamin that plays a crucial role in lowering cholesterol levels. Also, it is rich in insoluble fibre that helps digestion.
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