Introduction: Finger Millet-Semolina Pudding-Ragi-Sooji Halwa

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Prep time 5 min Cook time: 15 min serves: 3

Main Ingredients: Ragi (finger millet) and Semolina

Course: breakfast& snacks

Cuisine: Indian

Level of cooking: medium

Author: Swati Paathak

Taste: Sweet

Recipe source: Spicy veg recipes

Step 1:


1/2 cup Ragi (finger millet) flour

1/2 cup desiccated coconut

1/2 cup semolina (sooji)

3-4 tablespoon clarified butter (ghee)

1/2 cup sugar or to taste

1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder

8-10 Almonds blanched, peeled and slivered

2.5 cups water

1/4 cup chopped dry fruits of your chose (optional)


Boil the water with sugar, and cardamom powder in a pan over low-medium heat. Bring to a boil and keep aside.

Step 2:

Heat the pan and dry roast the coconut over a low flame until you get golden brown color and have sweet aromas and keep aside.

Step 3:

Melt 1 tablespoon ghee in the same pan over medium heat.Add semolina and roast to golden brown color and will have a light sweet aroma stirring constantly this will take about 5 minutes and keep aside.

Step 4:

Melt the ghee in the same pan and add the finger millet stir continuously until you get a roasted aroma.

Step 5:

Mix the roasted semolina and coconut with roasted Ragi.

Step 6:

Add the and sugar syrup slowly, as you add the syrup to semolina and finger millet water will splatter.Turn down the heat to medium-low and let it cook for about 3-4 minutes.Semolina and finger millet will absorb the water.Add more ghee and dry fruits of your choice and keep stirring for another 5 minutes until you get the flavors and the right texture.


Pour this mixture into greased plate ,keep aside to cool and cut into desired shapes.

Step 7:

Top with the chocolate or strawberry syrup and serve.