Ragi also known as Finger Millet is rich in nutrients. It contains calcium, proteins and fiber. Ragi provides positive carbs and helps in reducing the excess fat. Ragi cereal is highly recommended for babies of all ages.
Author - Arpana
Prep time - 2 minutes
Cook Time - 10 to 15 minutes
Category - Vegetarian
Method - Cooking
Ragi cereal can be added to a child's diet in multiple ways. One such is by making ragi soup or ragi porridge. Ragi helps in building strong bones and improves the digestion. It also keeps the baby full for a longer time.
1 tbl spoon Ragi flour
1 ½ tbl spoon jaggery powder or grated jaggery
Pinch of cardamom powder
½ tbl spoon almond powder
½ tsp ghee
½ glass water
Ajwain or carom seeds & Dry Ginger Powder or Sooth
In a saucepan put the ragi flour and add water and mix well. Make sure there are no lumps. Switch on the gas.
Note: If you feel the mixer is too thick, add another ½ glass of water.
Let this boil for about 8 minutes. You will notice the ragi has reduced in quantity.
Put ajwain, dry ginger powder, cardamom powder, almond powder and powdered jaggery.
Let this boil for another 5 minutes in low flame.
Note: Once boiled, let the soup simmer in low flame.
You will notice the soup is turning thicker.Add ghee at this stage. Off the flame after a minute or so and transfer it into a serving bowl.
Serve this soup hot and let the little one enjoy this time.
The measurement given above serves 1 kid which is 1 bowl of soup. Cooking time may vary.