Ragi Thalipeeth / how to make ragi thalipeeth
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Ragi thalipeeth is a tasty and healthy alternative to the usual one. It is vegan and gluten free. It is ideal for weight watchers and people suffering with diabetes. 

Today, everyone is aware of the importance good health and all seem to be conscious of the food that they consume. Millets play an important role as they are low in calories and power packed, helping one to sustain energy for a long time.

Fingermillet or Ragi is a rich source of proteins and minerals. It contains important amino acids, high amount of calcium and potassium.  It is low in fat and gluten free. It has cooling properties and ideal for summer.

Ragi mudde is the daily meal of many people in Karnataka. There are many ways in which we can include this super food in our diet. Here is the Ragi Idli that I posted earlier. Today, I am bringing to you,  thalipeeth using ragi flour.

Thalipeeth is an Indian flat bread made using flour and pressed usually on sheet using hand. It is tasty like a pancake and can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Ragi Thalipeeth/ Finger Millet Pancake


  • 1 cup ragi flour
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup fresh coconut
  • 3 green chilly
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sesame
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • a few curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • water
  • oil for roasting

Equipments : wide bowl, skillet, sheets, spatula, plate


  1. Grind coconut, green chilly and cumin together to a paste.
  2. Finely cut the coriander leaves, wash and keep it aside.
  3. Take a bowl, add the flour and salt. Mix it. Put the paste, coriander leaves, curry leaves, sesame and mix it with a little water to form a stiff dough.
  4. Take a rolling sheet and smear some oil over it. Take a ball of the dough and pat into a thin circle. Smear some oil as you do it.
  5. Heat a skillet. Put the rolled thalipeeth onto it. As it gets cooked, you will be able to remove the sheet.
  6. Flip it to the other side.
  7. Once, it is done, remove and serve with coconut chutney.

Take a tip:

  • Chopped onions may be added.
  • Grated carrot or fenugreek leaves too can be added.
  • Sheets are available in the market, you can use the brown paper too.

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Ragi thalipeeth

Ragi thalipeeth

Ragi thalipeeth

Ragi thalipeeth is tasty and healthy alternative to the usual one. It is vegan and gluten free. It is ideal for weight watchers and people with diabetics.

Course Breakfast, lunch ideas
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword ragi thalipeeth
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 pieces
Author Jayashree


  • 1 cup ragi flour/ finger miller flour 1 cup =250ml
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup fresh coconut
  • 3 green chilly
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sesame
  • 1 tablespoon coriander finely chopped
  • curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • water for kneading and grinding


  1. Grind coconut, green chilly and cumin to a fine paste.

  2. Take both the flour in a wide bowl, add salt and mix it. 

  3. Add the paste, sesame, coriander leaves, curry leaves and mix to a stiff dough.

  4. Take a sheet, smear some oil, take a ball of the dough and pat it into a thin circle.

  5. Heat a skillet, put the sheet over it, let cook, remove the sheet, flip it to the other side and let cook for sometime.

  6. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Recipe Notes

  • Finely cut onions may be added.
  • Carrot and fenugreek leaves may be added.
  • Sheets are available in the market. One can also use the brown paper( with plastic finish)

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  1. Vanitha Bhat

    Healthy and looks delicious! I make something similar but with sooji. I will try using Ragi next time. Fabulous share 🙂 Cannot wait to try it soon 🙂

  2. Batter Up With Sujata

    Ragi thalipeeth sounds healthy and delicious. Loved the idea of adding fresh coconut. Coconut coriander leaves and curry leaves definitely enhance the taste of ragi thalipeeth. Awesome share.

  3. Shobha Keshwani

    Healthy thalipeeth.. I have some rogi flour. .. will make it in a couple of days.

  4. Pavani

    That is such a healthy and nutritious thalipeeth. Love the addition of ragi flour to make these delicious flatbread.

  5. Meghna Chakraborty

    What a wonderful and healthy recipe. I love Thalipeeth but never ever ate or tried out one with ragi. Its an innovative share. Thanks a lot for the share;)

  6. mayurisjikoni

    A healthy and delicious looking thalipeeth. I’ve yet to try and make thalipeeth at home.

  7. Freda @ Aromatic essence

    Such a healthy share, these ragi pancakes look very nice, and so nutritious for the kids!

  8. Maria

    I’m loving learning all the new diabetic friendly recipes. This sounds delicious served with coconut chutney.

  9. Padma

    Ragi thalipeeth looks delicious…I’m sure the addition of coconut, coriander and curry leaves enhanced the taste to the next level…Yummy & healthy share Jaya!!

  10. Poonam Bachhav

    Ragi thalipeeth is very healthy and nutritious..your dish sounds flavorful and easy to follow ..lovely share !

  11. theyellowdaal

    I was just thinking of making thalipeeth and your ragi ones look even better😚
    Bookmarking this for later😚

  12. Uma Srinivas

    Healthy and yummy recipe. I make ragi dose for breakfast. Looks almost like this.

    • Sasmita Sahoo Samanta

      Jaya I simply love this easy, tasty and healthy alternative to the usual thalipeeth. Nevere used ragi in this type of dishes, will try !
      Infact the vegan and gluten free version is also interesting idea..

      • Hem lata srivastava

        Usually thalipeeth made with nachni flour or sabudana but you make it with very healthy flour .love the colour .love this

  13. Seema Doraiswamy Sriram

    Jayashree, you bring those classing home creations so beautifully on the blog. Love it.
    the recipe is really well done…

  14. preethi76

    Ragi thalipeeth is very nutritious and tasty. I love to have it with extra chillies and a mix of jaggery and chutney powder with some ghee. It tastes heavenly.

  15. FoodTrails

    A very healthy and filling thalipeeth recipe using ragi flour.. shall try it soon..

  16. Jolly

    What an interesting recipe of Thalipeeth with ragi, this looks so delicious! I make something similar but with sooji. Fabulous dish for every generation. Yumm



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