Ragi pidi kozhukattai is a healthy snack for kids and a festival sweet made with Ragi flour ,Poha & jaggery. This is a quick recipe and made with minimal ingredients. The addition of poha gave a nice twist to this Kozhukattai also poha helps to Kozhukattai very soft.
Ragi is rich in calcium and has a high fibre content. It is considered to be the best aid for people suffering from diabetes. It is also a common baby food in south India. Babies that are 28 days old are fed ragi porridge and this helps in easy digestion. This will help strengthen the baby’s bones by providing high calcium and iron to the body.It is known as a wonder grain for weight loss.
Ragi Health Benefits:
- Holistic Breakfast Food.
- Supplies Essential Amino Acids.
- Supports A Gluten-Free Diet.
- Fortifies Bone Density.
- Keeps Blood Sugar Levels In Check.
- Treats Anemia.
- Boosts Nervous System Function.
- Augments Heart Health.
Eating Ragi is good, But not in Excess
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How to make ragi sweet kozhukattai recipe
First roast the Ragi flour using ghee.
Roast it in medium flame until nice aroma comes.
In a sauce pan add jaggery powder with 1/4 Cup water.
Heat it till the jaggery dissolves and filter the impurities.
In a blender jar add poha blend like a coarse powder.
In a large bowl add coarse poha powder then sprinkle little water, then mix it well (the mixture like bread crumps).
Now add coconut then mix it well.
Add cardamom powder then mix it well.
Now add roasted Ragi flour the mix it well.
Add pinch of salt ,Mix it well.
Finally add jaggery syrup little by little until reach rough consistency. keep aside the dough for about 5 minutes then prepare the Kozhukattai.
Roll them into balls/cylinders and press it with your palm.
Steam in Idli plates for 10-13mins .
Yummy ragi kozhukattai is ready Serve hot!
- Instead of red poha we can use white poha too.
- The jaggery syrup should little thick consistency,