Sunday, October 11, 2009

Ragi Halwa



              Ragi flour is the best in nutritional values but usage of ragi flour is less when compared to remaining flours.Calcium content in ragi flour is high.the more we use this the stronger our bones will be.Most people prepare ragi jawa or ragi sangati with ragi flour but we can prepare and enjoy different varieties of ragi flour.The recipe iam posting here is one of those...

Ingredients:

Ragi Flour - 250gms
Corn flour - 50 gms
Water - 1/2 litre
Grated jaggery - 400 gms
Ghee - 200gms
Kova - 100gms(crushed)
Cashew nuts - 50 gms
Elachi powder - 1/2 tsp

Preparation:
1.Mix ragi flour,corn flour,kova crush and water to smooth paste.
2.Heat 3 tsps of ghee in a pan and fry the cashews till golden brown and keep aside.
3.Heat grated jaggery in a kadai and boil till it reaches one string consistency(add water if required) then add elachi powder and simmer it.
4.Add half cup of ghee to it and mix well.Keep stirring continuously by slowly adding the mixture(smooth paste).
5.Add small amounts of ghee and cook till the mixture starts leaving the edges(at this time u can see ghee floating on the mixture).
6.Grease the wide pan with ghee and pour the mixture over it and allow to cool.

            Garnish it with roasted cashew nuts.Now tasty and nutritious ragi halwa is ready.Please post ur comments on this recipe.

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