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Ragi bread | Finger millet bread -No oven, homemade-How to make-Step by step photos & Video

Ragi bread By Guna selvi K.

Cuisine Style : India | Preparation time: 20 min| Cooking time : 45 min | To Serve : 5 | Type : New year, christmas special, Snacks | Take with : Tea, coffee, milk

How to make Ragi bread video

Dry Ingredients

  • Ragi flour [Finger millet flour]- 1.5 cup
  • Maida - 1/2 cup
  • Salt- 1/4 tsp
  • Active dry Yeast - 1.5 tsp
  • Sugar - 3 tbsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Butter - 1 inch cube
  • Warm Milk & Warm water - as needed or[Apr 300 ml]


  • Take 5 littre pressure cooker.
  • Remove gasket & whistle from the pressure cooker lid.
  • Then place grid.
  • Preheat pressure cooker for 5 to 10 min on medium flame.
  • Grease baking tin with butter and sprinkle flour.
  • In a bowl add 1 tsp active dry yeast, sugar & warm milk mix well.
  • Then leave it for 5 min. [You can see frothy like consistency-This is perfect]
  • In another bowl add ragi flour, maida, salt, oil mix well.
  • Add activated yeast mixture mix well.
  • Then add butter knead it using spatula for another 2 min.
  • Then pour 1 tbsp oil over the dough, cover with wet cotton cloth, let it rise for 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours, you can see the dough is double in size
  • Sprinkle flour knead it using spatula for 2 min
  • Then fold and make oval shape
  • Palce it in a bread tin, cover with cotton cloth rise it again for 2 hour
  • Then place bread tin in pressure cooker, Close lid & bake it for 30 to 35 on medium flame.
  • Once its ready carefully remove baking tray then un-mould & let it cool.
  • Slice and serve with jam/butter.


  • Before baking in pressure cooker remove gasket & whistle.
  • You can add milk & egg
  • Instead of egg you can use fresh curd.
  • You can add any nuts
  • For cinnamon bread add cinnamon powder, brown sugar & butter
  • You can replace yeast with baking powder & baking soda
  • For spinach bread:- Use spinach, green chilli puree
  • For red bread:- Use beetroot puree
  • For garlic bread:-Use chopped garlic, olive oil, coriander
  • For mint bread:-Add mint, garlic & coriander paste
  • For carrot bread:-Use carrot puree
  • For pumpkin bread:-Use pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice powder[Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves & ginger]
  • For tomato bread:-Use sauted tomato, garlic & dry red chilli puree

How to make Ragi bread-Step by step photos

Add active dry yeast Ragi bread step 1

Add sugarRagi bread step 2

Add warm water, mix well, then let it riseRagi bread step 3

After 3 minRagi bread step 4

After 5 minRagi bread step 5

In a bowl add ragi flourRagi bread step 6

Add maidaRagi bread step 7

Add milk powderRagi bread step 8

Mix wellRagi bread step 9

Add activated dry yeast Ragi bread step 10

Add warm milkRagi bread step 11

Add butter, knead it for 5 minRagi bread step 12

Dough readyRagi bread step 13

Cover it, let it riseRagi bread step 14

After 2 hours, dough is double in sizeRagi bread step 15

Put the dough in a bread panRagi bread step 16

Evenly spreadRagi bread step 17

Now its readyRagi bread step 18

Cover it, let it rise for 1 hourRagi bread step 19

1 hour later, dough is double in sizeRagi bread step 20

Grease with melted butterRagi bread step 21

palce it in pre-heated pressure cooker, cook for 25 min on medium flameRagi bread step 22

Now its ready, remove it from cookerRagi bread step 23

Let it coolRagi bread step 24

De-moldRagi bread step 25

SliceRagi bread step 26

Spongy bread slice readyRagi bread step 27

Perfect ragi bread slicesRagi bread step 28

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