Finger millet flour, made from one of the minor cereals commonly called Raagi, is known for several health benefits attributed to its polyphenol and dietary fibre contents. It is an important staple food in India for health-conscious people. Nutritionally, its importance is well recognised because of its high content of calcium (0.38%), dietary fibre (18%) and phenolic compounds (0.3–3%). It is recognized for its health-beneficial effects, such as anti-diabetic, anti-tumorigenic, atherosclerogenic effects, and antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. Thus finger millet flour provides better health balance if added to your dietary plan.