Ragi Halwa-Finger Millet Pudding-Nachani Halwa



Introduction: Ragi Halwa-Finger Millet Pudding-Nachani Halwa

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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.

Health Benefits:

Finger millet is Gluten-free so followers of the gluten-free diet can include it into 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.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 fiber content.

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Step 1:

Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 15 min Serves : 3-4

Main Ingredients: Ragi(Finger millet)

Recipe Type: Breakfast and snacks

Cuisine:: Indian cooking

Level: medium

Author: Swati Paathak

Recipe Source: Spicy Veg Recipes

Taste: Sweet


3-4 tablespoon melted unsalted butter or ghee

1 cup Finger Millet/Ragi flour

1/2 cup sugar or to taste2 cups milk

1/4 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

Step 2: Method

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.

Step 3:

Add sugar and dry fruits.

Step 4:

Mix well.

Step 5:

Add hot milk and cardamom powder.

Step 6:

Continue stirring the halwa to prevent lumps from forming.

Step 7:

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.

Step 8:

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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