Ragi halwa

Ragi halwa - ರಾಗಿ ಹಲ್ವ 
Ragi halwa


Ragi flour / Ragi- 1 cup
Sugar- 1 cup
Ghee- 3-4 tbl sp
Cashews- 1 tblsp
Raisins- 1 tblsp
Cardamom powder- ¼ tsp


1. Soak ragi for about 2-4 hours. Grind it by adding adequate amount of water and strain the liquid; grind the pulp again by adding little water and strain it.
2. If you are using ragi flour and the flour is very fine means no need of straining if not strain it by adding required amount of water.
3. Now heat a pan; pour the strained liquid, add sugar and keep on stirring in a low to medium flame until it becomes thick as halwa.
4. Finally add fried cashews, raisins and cardamom powder; switch off the flame.
Nutritional and health benefits:
  • Ragi is rich in calcium, iron, carbohydrates, proteins.
  • Ragi is low in fat that helps to loss weight to reduce obesity and lower the blood cholesterol.
  • Good to control blood sugar level in diabetes, bone health and anaemia.
  • Good laxative for people suffering from constipation.
  • Ragi can be used as substitute for people allergic to milk.

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