Jul 1, 2016

Instant Ragi Ceralac Recipe - No Cook Finger Millet Cereal For Babies

My rice ceralac post was a huge success. And everyone was asking me to share more instant cereal recipe..

Similar Recipes,

Instant Rice Ceralac for Babies
Instant Wheat Ceralac for Babies

Check out my other health powders too and porridge recipe too..

These powders are great to have handy when travelling, since they require no cooking you can just add some milk or water and feed your baby. I am sure you will be feeling so happy when you feed your baby with these instead of the packaged stuffs. I will try to share many more recipes similar to this for you. So give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 20 mins
Makes: 2 cups of powder


Ragi Flour / Fingermillet flour - 1 cup

Rock Sugar or Panakarkandu - 1/2 cup
Ghee or Melted Butter - 1/4 cup
Milk or Water - 2 tblspn


Preheat oven to 180 degree C.

Powder rock sugar and set aside.

Take ragi flour in a dry pan and roast it on low heat for 5 to 6 mins till the raw smell leaves from it.

Take all ingredients in a bowl and knead to a dough. Add milk if needed.

Now roll this between two sheets of plastic wrap.

Trim of the egdes and cut into squares.

Remove it carefully using a spatula and place on a foil lined baking sheet.

Bake it for 15 to 18 mins till golden. It will be soft when you take from oven, it will harden as it cools down.

Let it cool completely.

Now take this in a blender and powder finely.

Now for making cereal, take some powder in a bowl and add hot milk or water and mix till it reaches right texture.

Feed your baby.


1)This powder can be stored in room temp. But for safety purpose store it in fridge.

2)You can take this while travelling.
3)Instead of hot water or milk. You can use warm or cold water or milk.
4)Start with little water or milk and add more as per the consistency needed,
5)Instead of making powder, this can be given as biscuits too.
6)If making for babies under 7 months, skip the badam powder.

This is a instant, No cook cerelac for baby. You can prepare this cereal few different ways.

1)You can add warm water or milk to make this cereal. 

2)You can use normal water or milk to make this cereal, in which case the texture will be little coarse.

3)You can add boiling water or milk to make this cereal, in which case the texture will be so smooth.

4)You can add some powdered jaggery or sugar to this, add some ghee and make ladoo.

5)For making soft cooked balls. Take this powder in a sauce pan, add some milk and mix. Add more sugar or jaggery as needed, add little ghee and cook this on low heat till it comes as a ball. Take small portion from this and shape into balls.

Take ragi flour in a dry pan and roast on a low heat for 5 to 6 mins

cook till raw smell leaves from it

First take palm candy in a blender

powder finely...instead of this you can use brown sugar or normal sugar

take ragi flour in a bowl

add in the rock candy

mix well

add melted ghee

rub well

add some water

shape it into a dough

place the dough between two sheets of plastic

roll it out

now it is done

peel off the top layer

now this is ready to slice

slice it into pieces

place it in a parchment lined pan

bake till done..cool it down

now take it in a blender

powder till fine

store this in a air tight container

take some powder in a bowl

add hot water or milk

mix till smooth..thats it


  1. Can we prepare dis without oven

  2. Hi... How can we bake it in normal gas stove.

  3. Hi!!! Great recipe. Please share method of cooking the chips. Can it be roasted in pan? No oven at home.
    Thanks in advance

  4. Hi,
    Can we prepare it without oven..I mean just with the gas stove

    1. use my pressure cooker cake recipe and bake using that method

    2. Thanks Arthi.....will try it in pressure cooker and let u know... no convention mode in oven 😖

  5. Can we use microwave oven

    1. if u have convection mode you can use

  6. Substitute for palm candy

    1. u can use regular sugar or brown sugar


  8. Can we make this recipe without using sugar? Doctors advise not to give sugar or salt to a baby less than 1 yr.

  9. can i use sprouted ragi flour in this method? because they say if ragi is sprouted it has to be cooked well.

    1. ys u can use sprouted ragi flour too

  10. hai aarthi... can u plz post the link for making this powder using pressure cooker.


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