Ragi malt is a very simple vegan and gluten-free porridge preparation for babies. Ragi or finger millet is rich in calcium and iron and makes a healthy and delicious breakfast for babies (and adults alike!).
Cuisine: Gluten-free, Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: millet recipe, porridge
Servings: 110m old baby serving
2tbspragi flourI use organic sprouted ragi flour
In a bowl, mix the ragi flour with about ¼ cup water to make a paste.
Put on high heat, the remaining water with jaggery in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low.
Slowly add the ragi flour paste with constant stirring. Stir till there are no lumps and bubbles appear in the malt. Mix in cardamom powder (if using).
Continue to cook on low heat for a thicker consistency or add more water for a thinner consistency. *
Remove from heat and let it cool to room temperature before feeding your baby.
Nutritional Information is approximate information for 1 serving for an 8-10 month old baby.
*The malt will become slightly thicker when it cools down.
When you baby is 8months+ and if you are introducing spices in her food, you can add some cardamon powder or cinnamon powder to the malt while cooking it.
When making for adults, adjust sweetness according to your taste and top with seeds and nuts for more nutrition, flavor and texture.