Instant Ragi Porridge

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
2-3 persons

Ragi is a variety of millets rich in calcium and iron. Here’s a recipe for making a simple recipe with the highly nutritious ragi- ragi porridge! It is ideal to be used as a natural, first-food for babies. It is easy to digest and is a great alternative to processed instant foods.

Prepare the porridge with some simple variations like ginger, cinnamon to a healthy breakfast option for adults or as a light meal when wanting to give a break to your digestive system.

  • Ragi flour/nachani: 3 tbsp
  • Water: ½ - 1 cup
  • Jaggery powder - as per taste
  • Almond powder: 1 tsp (optional)
  • Put ragi and water in a pot. Mix well such that there are no lumps.
  • Start cooking on medium flame. Keep stirring in between. Cook until colour of the mixture becomes chocolatey and porridge thickens.
  • Add jaggery and mix well.
  • You may add some almond powder.

Wellcure Tip: add some extra water as porridge tends to thicken after some time

Try the conventional method of making ragi porridge using sprouted ragi powder. Sprouting makes it healthier and easier to digest!

Eating guide

  • Food group: Millets
  • Millets are gluten free, rich in fibre and high on nutritional value. They are a good option to add variety to your meals or when you want to go grain free.

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