Ragi sweet muffins - toddler-friendly!

Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
17 minutes
2 servings

Baking with gluten-free flours is always challenging. Most recipes call for mixing fruit pulps with flours or using processed refined flours like tapioca starch or cornstarch which are again ingredients that are avoidable, especially when we are seeking to make healthy alternatives for our tiny tots.

Presenting to you the fluffiest ragi muffins you’ll always want to make and serve.

  • Ragi flour: ½ cup
  • Almond Powder: 2 tbsp
  • Flax powder: 1 tbsp
  • Rice flour: 2 tbsp
  • Cocoa powder: 2tbsp
  • Any nut milk: ½ cup
  • Jaggery powder: 1/3 cup
  • Vanilla: 1 tsp
  • Baking powder: ½ tsp
  • Baking soda: ¼ tsp
  • Lime juice: 1 tsp
  • Cold-pressed coconut oil: 3 tbsp
  • Place flax powder in a mixie jar with three tablespoons of warm water and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Sieve togetherragi flour, rice flour, almond powder, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda.
  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • To the mixie jar with the flax mix, add oil, vanilla, and blend. Blend until you see a white fluffy emulsion.
  • Now add jaggery powder and half of the nut milk and lime juice and blend everything together.
  • Pour this liquid to the mixed dry ingredients and whisk gently to make a batter. Use the remaining nut milk to get the right consistency. (You may not need the entire quantity of nut milk)
  • Pour into a greased muffin tin or cupcake moulds.
  • Bake for around 17 minutes or check by poking with a toothpick.
  • Cool and unmold.

Wellcure tip:

  • This measure makes mildly sweet. You could add up to half cup jaggery powder
  • Add chocolate chips and roasted nuts to the batter if you like.
  • Mix 1.5 tablespoons of cashew cream All-purpose cashew cream - raw, dairy-free to half a cup of water to get cashew milk.

Eating Guide:

  • Food group: millets and nuts
  • Millets and nuts make a great combination. Millets are gluten-free, rich in fiber and high in nutritional value. They are a good option to add variety to your meals or when you want to go grain-free.
  • Great to send in snack box for kids and to carry as travel food.

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01:52 PM | 28-11-2019

Awesome 😍

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