It is a thin Indian wafer made out of ragi, finger millets. It is also described as a cracker or flatbread. It is eaten as an
accompaniment to a meal, as a snack, and as croutons in soups.
Ragi contains 5–8% of protein, 1–2% ether extractives, 65–75% starch, 15–20% dietary fiber and between 2.5–3.5% minerals.