Ragi / Finger Millet Porridge

Kickstart your day with a good source of Calcium, Proteins, Iron and loads of Fibre


  • 4 tbsp ragi flour/ nachani
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp date paste or 2 dates or jaggery to taste
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • ¼ cup fresh grated coconut or ½ cup coconut milk or 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • Garnish with nuts


Mix ragi flour and little water such that there are no lumps in separate bowl.

Pour the diluted ragi mixture into a pan of boiling water cook for about 5 minutes on a medium flame till the ragi is cooked.

Stir briskly all the while because ragi flour tends to form lumps.

Add date paste and ginger and turn off the flame.

Top with coconut milk or coconut, garnish and serve.


Replace ragi with cracked wheat.

Replace ginger with cinnamon and cardamom.

Replace coconut milk with any other milk

Serves 1