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Ragi Malt Recipe

Ragi Malt is a delicious and healthy porridge which is packed with nutrients. It is made by cooking ragi flour with milk or water till thick. Later it is sweetened as per taste and enjoyed warm unlike this spicy ragi porridge.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Ragi Flour / Finger Millet Flour - ½ cup
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Previously Boiled Milk - 1.5 cup
  • Sugar / Palm Sugar / Jaggery - as needed
  • Cardamom Powder / Yelakai - ½ tsp
  • Almonds / Cashews / Pista - as needed


  • If you are using jaggery or palm sugar. Take it in a sauce pan, add in some water and heat so it is melted. Now strain this and set aside. If you are using sugar, dont need to do this.
  • Now take ragi flour in a sauce pan, add water slowly and keep mixing so no lumps are formed in ragi.
  • Once it is mixed, add milk and mix well.
  • Now put this on heat and keep mixing. Cook this for 5 to 7 mins till the malt is thick and cooked.
  • Now take it off heat and add in sugar or the strained palm sugar syrup. Add in cardamom powder and chopped nuts as well.
  • Let it turn warm and then serve. Add more milk if needed.


  • You can use any sweetener as per your choice.
  • add powdered nuts or chopped nuts as you like.
  • You have to keep mixing this when heating or you will get lumps.
  • You can add low fat milk too.
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