- 2 tbsp ragi flour
- 1½ cup water
- 1 tsp jaggery
- ½ cup milk
- ¼ tsp cardamom powder
This recipe for ragi malt or ragi porridge is one of the best things to eat if you are feeling sick or under the weather. It is in the same vein of food as grits, congee, cream of wheat, porridge, gruel, etc. It isn’t just good for helping to pep you back up if you’re starting to feel sick, but it is also top tier comfort food. It has a way of warming you up inside and sticking to your ribs. That is exactly what you want during monsoon season, where subtle chills can make you sick.
There are several great reasons for making ragi your primary choice for porridge, and all of them are related to ragi’s health benefits. Ragi is very high in calcium, meaning it helps to create strong bones and protects the teeth. It also prevents the eventual formation of bone diseases like osteoporosis later in life. The calcium component of ragi is also beneficial to vegans who need calcium the most and may not be able to get it in more traditional ways.
How to make Ragi Malt Recipe/Ragi Porridge Recipe
Ragi requires a minimum rainfall of 50 cm a year to grow.