Ragi Halwa | Finger Millet Pudding Recipe
Ragi Halwa-Finger Millet pudding an easy, delicious and healthy dish. Finger Millet pudding is a good choice for breakfast and snacks.
Finger Millet/Ragi is very useful for the bone growth and overall development.
- Finger millet is Gluten-free so followers of the gluten-free diet can include it in their consumption.
- Finger millet is a rich source of calcium it helps in bone development and prevention of osteoporosis.
- The natural fat content in Finger millet is lower than all other cereals it helps in Weight Loss.
- Ragi-Finger millet contains an amino acid called tryptophan which reduces appetite.
- Finger millet is an excellent source of natural iron.
- Finger Millet also helps in blood sugar regulation due to high polyphenol and fibre content.
Ragi Halwa-Finger Millet Pudding Recipe
- 3-4 tablespoon melted unsalted butter or ghee
- 1 cup Finger Millet/Ragi flour
- ½ cup sugar or to taste
- 2 cups milk
- ¼ teaspoon green cardamom powder
- Chopped nuts and raisins as per required(optional)
- For Garnishing:
- Dry Fruits Chopped as per choice
- chocolate syrup or chocolate chips or chocolate vermicelli as per choice
- Melt the ghee in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat.
- Add ragi flour and roast stirring continuously them until you get a roasted aroma.
- Add sugar and dry fruits and mix well.
- While you are roasting the ragi flour heat the milk separately in another pan.
- Add hot milk and cardamom powder stirring continuously to prevent lumps from forming.
- Cook the mixture till it starts leaving the sides of the pan.
- Turn off the heat and allow the mixture to cool to a warm temperature.
- Transfer the Halwa to a serving dish.
- Garnish with chopped dry fruits or chocolate syrup and chocolate chips as per choice.
Ragi Halwa-Finger Millet Pudding recipe (step by step with photo)
In a heavy bottom, pan melts the ghee over medium heat.
Add ragi flour and roast over medium heat stir continuously until you get a roasted aroma.
Add sugar and dry fruits.
Add hot milk and cardamom powder.
Continue stirring the halwa to prevent lumps from forming.
Cook the mixture till it starts leaving the sides of the pan.
Turn off the heat and allow the mixture to cool to a warm temperature.
Garnish with chopped dry fruits or chocolate syrup and chocolate chips as per choice.
- As the Halwa cools it will thicken more if the Halwa looks dry then add hot milk as required.
- You can also add jaggery or date syrup instead of sugar.
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