Sunday, November 29, 2009

Nachnyachi Ambil (Ragi / Finger Millet Sour Porridge)

Nachnyachi Ambil (Ragi / Finger Millet Sour Porridge)
Good in summer as it cools body. Good source of Protein and calcium too.
2 tbsp finger millet flour
2 cups water
1 garlic clove
1tsp cumin seeds
Salt to taste
Buttermilk or yogurt while serving.
Can serve with milk / coconut milk, then don’t add garlic and cumin instead add sugar and cardamom.

1)       1) In thick bottom pot boil water.
2)    2) Add crushed garlic, cumin and salt. And boil for 5-6 min.
3)    3) Mix finger millet flour in a separate bowl with water and then add to boiling water to prevent clumps.
4)    4) Boil for 3-4 min.
5)    5) Cool and serve with buttermilk. ( Buttermilk recipe in Spicy sago)

Nutritive value of Ragi per 100 g
Protein 7.3 g
Fat 1.3 g
Carbohydrate 72 g
Minerals 2.7 g
Calcium 3.44 g
Fibre 3.6 g
Energy 328 kCal

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