Saturday, March 30, 2024

Unlocking the Power of Chickpeas: A Nutritional Superstar

Unlocking the Power of Chickpeas: A Nutritional Superstar

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Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are not only a staple in many cuisines but also a nutritional powerhouse packed with health benefits. From supporting heart health to aiding in weight management, chickpeas offer a plethora of advantages that make them a valuable addition to any diet.

1. Rich Source of Protein:

One of the most notable benefits of chickpeas is their high protein content. Protein is essential for building and repairing tissues, making it crucial for overall health. With approximately 15 grams of protein per cup of cooked chickpeas, they are an excellent plant-based protein source for vegetarians and vegans.

2. High in Fiber:

Chickpeas are loaded with dietary fibre, both soluble and insoluble. Fibre plays a vital role in digestive health by promoting regular bowel movements and preventing constipation. Additionally, fibre helps to stabilize blood sugar levels, making chickpeas a smart choice for individuals with diabetes or those looking to manage their blood sugar levels.

3. Heart-Healthy Nutrients:

Consuming chickpeas regularly can contribute to heart health in several ways. They are rich in potassium, a mineral that helps lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease. Furthermore, chickpeas contain folate and magnesium, which are essential nutrients for maintaining cardiovascular health.

4. Supports Weight Management:

If you're looking to shed a few pounds or maintain a healthy weight, chickpeas can be your ally. Their high fibre and protein content promote feelings of fullness and satiety, which can help curb appetite and prevent overeating. Additionally, chickpeas are relatively low in calories compared to many other foods, making them an excellent choice for weight-conscious individuals.

5. Boosts Digestive Health:

The fibre content in chickpeas not only aids in regular bowel movements but also fosters a healthy gut microbiome. Fibre serves as food for the beneficial bacteria in the gut, promoting their growth and diversity. A healthy gut microbiome is associated with improved digestion, enhanced immune function, and reduced risk of gastrointestinal disorders.

6. Provides Essential Nutrients:

In addition to protein, fibre, and heart-healthy nutrients, chickpeas are a good source of several vitamins and minerals. They contain significant amounts of iron, which is vital for oxygen transport in the body and preventing anaemia. Chickpeas also provide zinc, manganese, and B vitamins, which play various roles in metabolism, energy production, and immune function.

Incorporating Chickpeas Into Your Diet:

Fortunately, there are countless ways to enjoy the benefits of chickpeas in your diet. You can add them to salads, soups, stews, and curries for an extra dose of protein and fibre. Hummus, a popular Middle Eastern dip made from chickpeas, is another delicious way to incorporate this nutritious legume into your meals. Roasted chickpeas make a crunchy and satisfying snack, perfect for munching on the go.


Chickpeas are more than just a tasty ingredient; they are a nutritional powerhouse with numerous health benefits. Whether you're looking to support heart health, manage your weight, or improve digestion, incorporating chickpeas into your diet can help you achieve your wellness goals. So go ahead, stock up on chickpeas and reap the rewards of this versatile and nutrient-rich legume.


Wednesday, November 15, 2023

3 Useful Recipes for Ammae Turmeric Gold Milk Mix

Ammae Turmeric gold milk mix is an instant ready-mix powder to prepare golden milk. Ingredients are Turmeric powder, Dry Ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg powder, cloves, and black pepper.

Golden Milk

This is the basic recipe of the pack. Mix 1 teaspoon of Ammae Turmeric gold milk into a glass of milk. Approx 200ml of milk. Mix until the powder dissolves in the milk. Then bring it to a boil with minimal heat. Allow it to boil. Then remove from stove and add a dash of honey mix again once. Your tasty golden milk is ready.

Golden milk is good to have at night before going to sleep. This helps in managing colds and coughs. This also helps in relieving stress and good sleep.

Detox Water

Mix 1 spoon of Ammae Turmeric gold milk mix to 1 liter of water and boil it. Allow it to cool and settle down overnight and drink that next day. This helps detox your body and helps build your immune system.

Turmeric Tea

Mix half a teaspoon of Ammae Turmeric gold milk mix in a glass of water (approx 200 ml). Allow it to boil for a few minutes in low heat until the quantity of water reduces to half, approx 100 ml. Squeeze half a lemon and a dash of honey and mix and have it in the morning.

This cleanses the body and helps better digestion and avoid constipation. It builds a good gut and prepares your stomach for the rest of the day.

Don't forget to check the blog post Benefits of Turmeric Gold Milk


Top 4 Benefits of Ammae Turmeric Gold Milk Mix

Ammae Golden milk has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that has lot of health benefits.

Turmeric golden milk, also known as turmeric latte. It is a popular beverage that has gained attention for its potential health benefits. Turmeric is the key ingredient in golden milk. Turmeric contains an active component called "Curcumin". It has a lot of medicinal properties. Along with this, we have Dry Ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg powder, cloves, and black pepper.

Reduce the risk of cancer

It has a lot of antioxidants, which fight cell damage. This protects our body. Apart from turmeric, cinnamon and ginger are good anti-oxidants. These contribute to a strengthened immune system. And helps the body defend against infections and illnesses

Heals joint pain

Ginger and cinnamon have anti-inflammatory properties. It helps inflammation and heal joint pains. Many ayurvedic medicines use this as a natural remedy for conditions like arthritis. More research is going on to prove to establish the effectiveness.

Helps reduce indigestion

Turmeric may support digestion and help reduce digestive issues. It can stimulate bile production, which aids in the digestion of fats. Also Ginger helps in improving digestion. Ginger sugar candy is well known for digestion.

Avoid mood swings

Studies say that curcumin has anti-depressant effects. They help to avoid symptoms of mood disorders. More research is going on in this area.

Many studies of Curcumin show its potential neuroprotective effects. It also has some role in supporting cognitive function. It also reduces the risk of neurodegenerative diseases. Apart from these, it helps reduce the risk factors for heart disease. It also helps in managing blood sugar levels to some extent and managing early diabetes. 


Golden milk is a delicious drink loaded which provides a lot of health benefits. To reap the most health benefits, use cow milk or equal milk and reduce the amount of honey as much as possible. 

Check out few recipes of Ammae Turmeric Gold Milk Mix.


Wednesday, January 6, 2021

7 Benefits of Sprouted and Roasted Ragi Powder for Babies

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7 Benefits of Sprouted and Roasted Ragi Powder for Babies

Ammae Ragi or Finger Millet is a Super Nutrition Food for babies. It has various health benefits and essential nutrients. Sprouting sweetens grains, which helps in absorption of nutrients. Ammae Sprouted and Roasted Ragi powder helps babies to gain weight. It makes baby's immune system stronger and helps in their growth. 

1. Good for Healthy Bones

The process of Sprouting Ragi increases calcium levels by almost 20%. Sprouting increases, the absorption of minerals and calcium by the body. There is no cereal whose calcium content is close to Sprouted Ragi Flour Nutrition. And we all know how important bone development is for growing babies, right? Sprouted and Roasted Ragi Flour is rich in calcium and Vitamin D, which helps in the development of healthy bones in babies. When the baby starts getting teeth, it needs calcium. The calcium present in Sprouted and Roasted Ragi helps baby in getting the same. 

2. Good Source of Protein

Protein helps in the development of structural components, enzymes, hormones and antibodies. Ammae Sprouted Ragi Flour is a very good source of protein which helps in the development of baby’s growth.

3. Prevents Anemia

Iron is an essential part of Hemoglobin. The red coloring agent of the blood that transports oxygen through our bodies. 

Sprouted Ragi Flour is an excellent source of natural iron. Vitamin C is good to aid the absorption of iron. Sprouting increases, the vitamin C levels. Leads to further absorption of iron into the bloodstream. Ammae Ragi Porridge helps in prevention of Anemia in babies by regular consumption. 

4. Easy Digestion

Soaking & Sprouting help diminishing some fat content. It helps to convert the dense Ammae Ragi grain’s protein into simpler amino acids for easier digestion. It is very important for babies and diabetes to have digestible foods. As their bodies need to acquaint with the process of digesting new solid foods. Dietary fiber in Ragi helps in digestion of babies and prevent constipation. It makes bowel movement easy in babies. The insoluble fibers present in Ammae Sprouted Ragi Porridge Recipes helps to digest the food for babies and diabetes.

5. Good for Healthy Heart

Ragi contains amino acids that help to lower the cholesterol level of the babies. Fibre content of ragi  porridge makes heart healthy. It also keeps the liver healthy by removing fat from it. Ammae Ragi is gluten-free and a great substitute for babies with lactose intolerance. 

6. Enhances Immunity

Ragi contains essential nutrients which prevents infection. The anti-microbial properties enhance the immunity system of the babies.

7. Super food for Weight Gain

If your baby is underweight, then include ragi in your baby's diet as it helps baby to weight gain. It contains dietary fiber, calcium, iron, proteins, Vitamins B1, and B2. 

Ammae Ragi Porridge is one of the best foods that helps baby weaning from breast milk. 

The increase in absorption to absorb the vital nutrients is by sprouting. Your babies’ development enhances by intake of Ragi. 

If you’re wondering where to get Sprouted Ammae Ragi Powder for your babies, check out our Ammae


Monday, December 21, 2020

Know About - Ragi or Finger Millet (Nachni)

Know About - Ragi or Finger Millet (Nachni) - Ammae India Foods

Ragi, also known as finger millet came to India in 2000 BCE. Ragi is nutritionally rich and has medicinal properties. In Ancient India Ragi was used as ayurvedic medicine for treating many health conditions. Ragi porridge is not only nutrient-dense but also prescribed as a superfood for many diseases.

Ragi was initially widely used by only the rural population. After research and studies by several reputed research institutes like CFTRI (Central food training research institute) and United nation food and agriculture organization), NIN (National Institute of nutrition) not only rural but urban population is also appreciating the health porridge benefit of Ragi and incorporating in their meal plan.

There are multiple health benefits of ragi and various ways of making Ragi Porridges. Ragi can be used to make both sweet or savory dishes. Ragi Malt Drink, Ragi Sangati Recipe, Ragi Mudde Recipe, Ragi Porridges, Ragi Flour Dosa, Ragi Puttu Recipe, Ragi Roti, Ragi Murruku etc.

Ragi can be given to any age group from pediatric to geriatric. Check Our Recipes Wean Mix (food for babies) and Porridge Mix (for adults)

Ammae Sprouted Ragi Powder | Multigrain Porridge Mix - Ammae Foods India

Ragi Porridge Mix is introduced to infants as their first weaning food. It’s high in calcium, helps in developing bones, teeth, and building muscles. Iron content in Ragi improves blood circulation and the development of all the vital organs of babies. Ragi Porridge is highly recommended during the pregnancy and lactation phase also. Indian women are prone to anemia. According to several studies, 77% of pregnant women are anemic. Ragi helps in improving the iron level for babies and pregnancy women's. From a healthy pregnancy to safe motherhood Ragi is beneficial.

Breastfeeding leads to loss of calcium, ragi is prescribed for the replenishment of calcium for lactating women. Ragi has a low glycemic index, Regulates blood sugar, and maintains blood pressure too.

Minerals and good fat present in ragi improve heart health and cholesterol level. Dietary guideline recommend complex carbohydrates, high fiber, and moderate protein for weight loss. Ragi is the perfect blend of all these three components.

Vit C present in ragi helps in improving immunity. Vit E enhances your skin and hair.

The antioxidants present in ragi removes toxins and eradicate free radicals from the body. Free radicals are very harmful to the body and are one of the primary causes of the disease Alzheimer’s according to the study done by Dr. Neal Barnard.

Essential amino acids are necessary for the body as they help in recovering from major illnesses and healing wounds, Ragi contains many essential amino acids, isoleucine, leucine, methionine, and phenylalanine, not present in other grains.

Ragi Porridge Mix contains the highest amount of calcium. It helps in building teeth also improves gum health, keeps the mouth free from gum disease.

Studies show that the protein content in ragi supports bone development. The calcium present in ragi helps in the absorption of Vit D and improves overall health.

The Ragi Porridge Mix contains no artificial colorants or preservatives. High-quality Ragi Porridge is a healthy option for breakfast and dinner.

Try Organically Sourced Ragi Porridge Gluten-Free and Nutritionally Dense.

Article written by Nazneen Mallick, Chief Clinical Dietician.

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Friday, November 13, 2020

Baby Porridge | Porridge for Babies - Ammae Papvita Baby Foods

Ammae Papvita with Banana | Porridge for Babies - Ammae Foods India

Baby Porridge | Porridge for Babies - Ammae Papvita Baby Foods

Baby Porridge - Ammae Papvita Baby Foods: Weaning is the process of stopping breastfeeding your baby. There is no age for stopping weaning. It will always depend on your situation and your baby. Baby’s age is the criteria for deciding to wean off breastfeeding to a bottle or straight to a cup.

Don’t try to rush the process of weaning. Your body and baby both need time to adjust to the new routine. Trying to stop breastfeeding too early can lead to some discomfort. Make the weaning process more gradual from feeding once a day to feeding once every few days. Remember that it’s about finding the right process for both you and your baby.

Eating new food is a skill that children learn as per their ability. Toddlers need less food than during their first year. It is common for toddlers to eat very small amounts, to be fussy about what they eat and to refuse to eat at all.

With right nutrition and healthy balanced diet plays an important role in growth. It sets foundation of lifelong eating habits and pattern.

During your baby’s weaning journey, it’s important to introduce them to a range of flavours and textures. At every stage of the weaning journey all the way up to one year and above, Ammae products produced suits the need.

Why not try our Ammae Papvita Baby Porridge to introduce a weaning food, a traditional and yet proven food habit?

Little tummies will love to enjoy this food as it has different flavour. The product contains no salt/sugar and no artificial flavourings.

Ammae Papvita Baby Porridge is a blend of cereals and pulses with banana flavour:

Raw banana powder (kannangaya) is power packed with carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. It is a source of energy required for babies, toddlers and even adults. When banana powder combined with milk and ghee helps a baby to put on weight. It also helps in the treatment of indigestion.

To prepare baby porridge add milk and water as required.

It is always best to try with low level quantity and increase as per level of acceptance. You can adjust the level of water and mix as per your wish.

Take half cup of water and half cup of milk in a bowl and cook for 10 minutes and allow it to cool. If you want to have a thickened version cook for some more time.

Baby Porridge | Porridge for Babies - Ammae Papvita Baby Foods


Monday, September 28, 2020

Delicious Onion Pesarattu with Ammae Insta Dosa PRO

Delicious onion pesarattu with Ammae Insta Dosa PRO Mix

 We thank our customer Sakthivel for sharing the delicious recipe & photo.


  • Ammae Insta Dosa PRO mix
  • Green chilly - 1 no
  • Ginger - Small (1 inch)
  • Onion - Small size
  • Few Curry leaves & Coriander leaves
  • Salt as required
  • Water as required

Method of preparation:

  • In a bowl take 1 cup of of Insta Dosa  PRO mix.
  • Add 2 cups of water and 1 tsp of salt. 
  • Also add 1 tbsp of curd (optional).
  • Mix well and make sure there are no lumps.
  • Add 1 chilly, 1 inch ginger, few curry leaves, good amount of coriander leaves and 1 small onion fine chopped.
  • Add water if required and get it to Dosa batter consistency. 
  • For better taste, allow it set for 10 minutes.
  • Mix the batter once again.
  • Now pour the dosa batter in hot tawa. 
  • Add little oil around the dosa.
  • Lower the flame and cook until the corner of dosa turns brown or golden color.
  • Turn it around and allow it cook. Remove and serve. 

Serve hot dosa with tomato chutney or coconut chutney !


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Homemade Pizza - Using Ammae AMWHEA 80-20, All purpose flour

Homemade Pizza - Using Ammae AMWHEA 80-20, All purpose flour

We thank our customer Radhika for sharing this awesome recipe.

Ingredients List

For Pizza Base:

  • Amwheat Flour: 1 cup (150 gms)
  • Dry yeast : 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Baking Powder – 1 tsp
  • Baking Soda – 1 tsp
  • Sour Curd – 1 tsp

For Red sauce:

  • Tomatoes – 1 big size
  • Onion – 1 big size
  • Garlic – 10 pieces
  • Ginger – 1-inch size
  • Red chilli powder – to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to saute

For Green sauce:

  • Green chillies – 2
  • Corriander – 1 handfull
  • Mint leaves – 1 handfull
  • Red chillies – 2
  • Salt
  • Garlic- 3-4 pieces

For Pizza Topping:

  • Onion sliced
  • Grated cheese
  • Paneer chopped
  • Salt
  • Pepper powder
  • Pizza seasoning powder/ Basil seasoning
  • Bell peppers (Red/Green) sliced

Method of Preparation

Pizza Base:

Mix dry yeast in 50ml of lukewarm water with sugar and set aside the mixture for 10 minutes. Mix the mixture with flour and add all other ingredients to a soft dough. Apply oil to retain moisture and cover the vessel with a damp cloth. Set aside the dough for at least an hour to ferment. In the meantime, let us prepare the sauce and topping ready for the pizza.

Red Sauce:

Saute sliced tomato, sliced onion, peeled garlic in pan and cook in water for 5-10 minutes. Drain and grind into a fine paste. Saute the paste in a pan with some oil till the oil grease out from the paste which is a sign of cooked sauce. Cool it and keep aside.

Green sauce:

Grind all the ingredients as a paste and keep it aside.

Preparation & Baking of Pizza

Once all the above initial preparations are done, we are now going to bake the pizza. Preheat the tawa/pan in low flame for 2-3 minutes. In the meantime, roll the dough into a thin (not too thin and not too thick) base. Spread slight butter or ghee in one side and put the greased side in the pan to cook first. Keep for less than a minute, spread butter/ghee on the upper side and turn the base upside down continuing in the low flame.

Spread the red sauce and green sauce evenly in the top and spread out the veggies and paneer sprinkled with salt and pepper powder. Spread out some mint leaves(optional) and grated cheese and seasoning powders. Cover the pan with a lid and bake for some time till the cheese fully melts down.

Yummy Pan pizza ready! Serve Hot!

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Ammae Amwhea 80-20, all purpose flour


Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Home made Bread - Recipe using Ammae Multigrain Atta

Home made Multigrain Bread Recipe using Ammae Multigrain atta

We thank our customer Swati for sharing this delicious recipe.

Ingredients List

  • Ammae Multigrain Atta - 3 cups (You can also use AMWHEA 80-20 instead of Multigrain Atta)
  • Ammae Sprouted Ragi powder - 1/2 cup
  • Roasted Rava (semolina) - 1/2 cup
  • Yeast - 1 & 1/2 teaspoons
  • Honey - 2 teaspoons (You can use jaggery or palm sugar as well)
  • Warm Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - For taste
  • Oil/Melted butter - 1/4 cup

Method of Preparation

Dissolve & Activate the yeast

In the small bowl, take 1 and 1/2 tsp yeast, add 2 tsp honey/palm sugar/jaggery. Add Luke warm milk half cup to it. Stir well, and allow it for few minutes to activate the yeast.

Preparation of dough

In the mixing bowl, take 3 cups of Ammae Multigrain Atta, 1/2 cup Ammae sprouted Ragi powder and 1/2 cup rava. Add one tsp salt and add 1/4 cup oil/melted butter to it. Combine all these ingredients, add some warm water and knead to a soft dough.

Knead the dough and shape it

Knead at least for 10 minutes. Kneading dough allows gluten to form which enables dough to rise better, be lighter and fluffier. Cover it and leave it aside for 1 hour for the dough to double in size.

After this roll the bread into desired shape in put in a greased pan and leave it for one more hour for the dough to double in size again (Do not skip this otherwise bread would be too dense). Brush it with milk on top and add sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds and some oats.

Bake the bread

Bake this in a preheated oven at 180 degree for 30 minutes. Those who don't have oven at home, place the pan in a cooker with a stand and on medium flame for 30 to 40 minutes without the cooker whistle and gasket.

Cool baked bread in the pan for 10 minutes, then overturn pan and turn loaf out onto a towel to finish cooling.

Enjoy Delicious multigrain homemade bread !!!

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Home made Multigrain Bread Recipe using Ammae Multigrain atta


Instant Idly using Ammae Bryo Rava (Customer Recipe)

Instant Idly using Ammae Bryo Rava

We thank our customer Shyamala for sharing this simple recipe.


For Idly batter

  • Ammae Bryo Rava - 2 cups
  • Roasted Rava (semolina) - 2 spoons
  • Curd - 2 cups
  • Salt - For taste

For spluttering

  • Oil - 2 spoons
  • Mustard seeds - 1 spoon
  • Curry leaf - little

Preparation of Batter:

Mix two cups Ammae Bryo Rava and two spoons semolina. Add two cups of curd, and add salt as per your taste. Mix completely and keep it aside for 15 to 20 mins.

After that, add 2 spoons of oil in a frying pan. Once hot, add one spoon mustard seeds and little curry leaves for spluttering. Add this to the prepared idly batter.

Finally, add 1/4 spoon baking soda and mix well. Add required water so that it comes to an idli batter consistency. The remaining procedure is like how we make normal idli using a cooker.

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Instant Idly using Ammae Bryo Rava