Flours & Suji
Sahaja Bajra Flour is Organically cultivated Bajra (Pearl Millet) which is stone grounded into a fine powdered form. A gluten-free and organically grown cereal used a lot in the rural India. It incorporates a nutty and bittersweet aftertaste. No chemical pesticides has been used and thus a healthy food item in your regular meals.
Nutritional values - High in proteins, iron, calcium, magnesium, folic acid and dietary fibre content. It has zinc, copper and over 20 micronutrients and high levels of antioxidants. Higher in calorie count than wheat.
Health Benefits - Promotes a healthy nervous system, lowers risk of obesity, Diabetes & cardiovascular diseases, burns fat, controls blood sugar level, healthy bones, boosts blood circulation, prevent anemia and overcomes acidity.
Cooking tips - This can be used in baking products like bread, cookies, muffins, chapatis, biscuits, dhoklas and chaklis. It is usually used in Winters as it keeps the body warm. To be consumed fresh and thus best to purchase in small quantities. For starters, start in moderation.
Can be used in baking products like bread, cupcakes, cookies, muffins, chapatis, biscuits, dhoklas and chaklis. A Maharashtrian multi-grain savoury dish Thalipeeth is made with Bajra flour, along with rice and Chickpea flour. 'Bajra ki roti' with 'Sarso ka saag' is very popular in Rajasthan.More details
Sahaja Yellow Jowar Rava, also known as Sorghum Rava, is gluten-free, rich, bitter and fibrous in nature. It is made by grinding the organically grown small round Yellow grains of Jowar. First cleaned, washed, dried and then processed into a coarse texture. It is Creamish in colour and slightly coarser than the flour form. Sahaja Yellow Jowar Rava is procured directly from farmers' cooperatives. It is healthy, nutritious, 100% organic and free from chemical pesticides.
Nutritional values - Rich in proteins like iron, copper, zinc, potassium, phosphorous but low in calcium and sodium. Has high dietary fibre, and a complex carbohydrate source. Has slow digestible starch (SDS). Excellent source of antioxidant phytochemicals such as polyphenols, flavonoids and condensed tannins.
Health benefits - Manage obesity, facilitate digestion, regulate blood sugar levels, curbs the risk of high blood pressure and strokes. Good for weight watchers as the fibre takes longest time to digest. Build muscles, good for Diabetic & gluten intolerant people. Cooking tips: As it is gluten-free, it lacks the elasticity like in wheat flour or white flour, and one can shape rotis with their palm. Can also be mixed with other flours to make other dishes.
Cooking tips - Indian breads like Bhakris (thick chapatis), Thalipeeth, Gujarati snacks like Khichu, Khakra Muthia (Gujarati Dumpling), Panki, etc. and even cakes, cookies, breads. Can be used in porridges, Tacos (wheat flour, jowar flour, butter and warm water).More details
Sahaja Wheat Rava is basically a gluten-free product. Wheat Rava (or Godhuma Nuka/Godhuma Rava/Daliya in Hindi) is made by grinding husked wheat. The texture is coarse. Sahaja Wheat Rava is procured directly from the farmers' cooperatives. It is healthy, nutritious, 100% organic and free from chemical pesticides.
Nutritional values - It is full of nutrients, high fibre content, low glycemic index, rich source of vitamins, minerals. High in dietary fibres, proteins, vitamins. Slightly higher calorie content than wheat flour. Fat and Cholesterol free.
Health benefits - Diabetic friendly food, controls high cholesterol, easy to digest, builds muscle mass, effective for weight loss, relieves constipation.
In the kitchen - It is used in Indian cuisine to make rava dosa, rava idli, upma, khichadi and some desserts like Rava laddoo, rava halwa.More details
Sahaja Rice Rava is basically a rava stone-grounded from the organically grown white rice grains. A gluten-free product.. Rice is boiled, dried and ground into fine semolina-like powder. It is white to cream coloured, and has a smoother and finer texture compared to wheat semolina, which makes it suitable for mixing into batters, such as idli batter.
Sahaja Rice Rava is procured directly from the farmers' cooperatives. It is healthy, nutritious, 100% organic and free from chemical pesticides.
Nutritional values - High in dietary fibres, proteins, vitamins. Slightly higher calorie content than wheat flour. Fat and Cholesterol free.
Health benefits - Safe for people with gluten allergies or celiac diseases, improves digestive and liver health, reduces cholesterol. A good option for diet conscious people compared to other regular refined flour. It is different than Corn Starch which is used as a thickening agent.
In the kitchen - Best used for idli/dosa batter. Some prepare upma and porridge also. IF churned into a more finer texture, that can be used for making the dough for a variety of breads, from roti to cake. Widely used in baby food products.More details
Ragi (Finger Millet) Flour is prepared by crushing dried grains, drying and then stone-grinding them to a fine powder. Originally cultivates in Uganda and Ethiopia, a very popular millet in South India. Sahaja Ragi flour is grown without any chemical pesticides and is a healthy food item.
Nutritional values - A whole and gluten-free grain, rich in good carbohydrates, calcium, dietary fibres and antioxidants. A natural source of Vit D and iron.
Health benefits - Cooling agent for Summers, minimizes appetite and helps in weight loss. Lowers sugar level, relaxes the body (anxiety, depression or insomnia), good source of healthier bones, young and youthful skin, maintains digestive pace, and prevents osteoporosis (a disease that weakens bones).
Cooking tips - For those who would like to prepare the flour at home - roast the ragi grains before grinding them. Special attention for children - Has a bland taste, so mixing it with brown sugar or palm sugar gives it the texture of chocolate and then bake it into cookies or muffins. Roast some Ragi before using it which gives it a great nutty flavour. Can be used in muffins, cookies, cakes/pastries, rotis/chapatis, dosa/idli batter, porridge with some nuts and milk or with curd and chopped onion, carrot and cucumber. COOL SUMMER DRINK - Boil ragi flour in the water till it completely dissolves and make Ragi Buttermilk with a pinch of salt and pepper.More details
Sahaja Rice Flour is stone-grounded from the organically grown white rice grains. It is chemical pesticide free and a healthy food item, directly from our farmers. A gluten-free alternative to wheat flour.
Nutritional values - High in dietary fibres, proteins, vitamins. Slightly higher calorie content than the Wheat flour. Fat and Cholesterol free. For a serving size of 100 gms, it has the following nutritional values - Fat 1.42 mg, Protein 5.95 mg, Carbohydrates 80.13 mg, Iron 2 mg, Calcium 1 mg and Energy 1521 mg.
Health benefits - Safe for people with gluten allergies or celiac diseases, improves digestive and liver health, reduces cholesterol. A good option for diet conscious people compared to other regular refined flour. Widely used in baby food products.
Cooking tips - Acts as a healthy thickening agent in few refrigerated recipes, gives dishes a smooth consistency. It is different than Corn Starch which is used as a thickening agent. Can be used to make roti/chapati, rice noodles, pasta, cookies, cakes, traditional sweets like Barfis, Pakundalu, Pancakes, Puttu, Modak etc. It is also used for making Dosa, Pesarattu.More details