Ragi/ Finger millet porridge is healthy food for infants from six to 1 year old. Remembering my sweet days my Mother usually gave us Muthari vattichad we became so healthy now. It is gluten free and easily digestible. It makes bone stronger and grows with a healthy body. Muthari is rich in fiber and reduces cholesterol, so not only kids, even aged people can have it.
This healthy recipe is for my sweet daughter.
Muthari Vattichad (Ragi / Finger Millet Pudding) is a great choice for evening. It’s very nutritious and healthy and is best suited for children of any ages. Making a good recipe of any kind takes time, skill, and practice. So, test with different styles and ingredients according to your tastes. Nutritionists often recommend this Muthari recipe for all ages. Specialty is its very simple to make and it can add more almonds to taste unique and different. This recipe is very tasty and popular in Kerala.
This ragi porridge is one of my favorites and it is also very delicious. If you don’t have time for breakfast, you can make this filling and healthy porridge which hardly takes 10 minutes but never skip breakfast. Today we will learn how to make ragi sweet porridge following our easy porridge.
Soak muthari in water for at least 1 hour.
Grind in a juice machine by adding water.
Pass it through a filter and squeeze it with your hand to remove the waste particles and place it aside.
Cook Bengal gram(dal) in pressure cooker by adding water.
Melt jaggery in water over heat.
Fry coconut slices in oil and keep aside.
Heat a vessel and pour Ragi (muthari) juice and stir thoroughly.
Add 1 tsp salt in it and stir well.
Add grated coconut into it when it boils and continue stirring.
Now add sliced bananas and mix well.
Then pour melted jaggery and cooked dal and keep stirring.
Make sure the mixture will not stick into the vessel.
Put the sliced coconuts into it when it forms a thick mixture.
Switch off the fire and pour the mixture into a tray.
Put sliced coconut over the mixture and decorate.
Keep it to cool and cut into pieces or you can have it hot…