Mar 21, 2012

Ragi Halwa

Todays my recipe for blogging marathon is Ragi Halwa. I started using Ragi in my food almost 15 years back. I use this millet in many way like ragi jawa with butter milk is must in summer. That gives a good energy and keep your body cool and I add 1 tab sp of ragi flour in may every day chapathi dough.Because this finger millet is rich in fiber, calcium and protein so here is the recipe..
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INGREDIENTS:--
Ragi flour  --- 1 cup
Wheat flour  --- 1/4 cup
Sugar  --- 1/2 cup or according to your taste
Milk ---- 1 cup
water 1& 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder  --- 1 tea sp
Cashew nuts  --- 10 broken
Raisins  -- -  10
Ghee   --- 1/4 cup
METHOD:---
1. Heat 1 tab sp off ghee in a non-stick pan add wheat flour and fry till nice aroma comes out and add this wheat flour to ragi flour.
2. Take both flours in a bowl and mix well, add milk  and water to this flour mixture mix well and make sure that no lumps in this mixture, sat a side for 10 minutes.
3. Heat the remaining ghee and fry cashew and raisins remove from ghee set a side, set the ghee also aside this we are going to use in the next step.
4. Now pour the flour and milk mixture in to a non-stick pan add sugar and start cooking in a medium heat.
5. Keep stirring till the mixture becomes thick this will take 3 to 4 minutes when it starts thickening add 1/2 ghee and stir well and keep on stirring.
6.With in few minutes the halwa will absorb all the ghee then add the remaining ghee and keep stirring.
7. In this stage add cardamom powder,fried cashew and raisins mix well and cook for few more minutes.
8. By the time you will see the halwa leaves the sides of the pan and ghee will start s comming out.
9. At this time grease a plate with little ghee and pour this ragi halwa in the greased plat and flaten with a spoon or knife, Cut in to desire shapes or you can serve it in the bowls also.
Inted of milk you can use all 2 & 1/2 cups of water  and can add grated coconut this will increase the taste.
This is my 6th recipe for blogging marathon 14 th edition in the theme of  Festival food - quick and easy mithai, lets check the marathon page for other recipes.
My other Halwa recipes...
Maida Halwa
Dry fruit Halwa 
Water melon halwa 
Gajar Halwa 
Weat Halwa 
Rava kesari

17 comments:

Rajani S said...

Lovely click, And an absolutely new recipe for me :).

Anu said...

Healthy halwa:). Looks delicious.

Unknown said...

Looks delicious Padma!!! Lovely recipe, love the color of ragi halwa. Nice!!! Jayanthi (www.sizzlingveggies.com)

sangee vijay said...

ragi halwa come out really good...loved this healthy delight...neatly presented!!
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Harini-Jaya Rupanagudi said...

super halwa..loving all your sweets this week.

Priti said...

Looks yum ..I made same few days back too :)

The Pumpkin Farm said...

seems like a healthy option for all

Rasi said...

wow.. this is o cute.. ragi halwa.. never heard of it..super!

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Hari Chandana said...

Lovely halwa.. looks delicious !!
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Kalpana Sareesh said...

wonderfully made halwa

Srivalli said...

Very unusual halwa..though I have a 101 halwa list this never came to mind!..good one padma..

Prathibha said...

very nice halwa..never made it..healthy one

Kitchen Flavours said...

Halwa with ragi is very new to me...i know how will be very happy if i make this for them....hehehehe....

maha said...

halwa looks yumm n tasty..nice colour...
Maha

Kalyani said...

very nice dish.. and totally new to me :)

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Suma Gandlur said...

I know about another version of ragi halwa. This is totally new to me and also looks super yummy.

Degchi said...

Ragi halwa ummmmm delicious.