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ragi porridge recipe for babies



Ragi porridge is a simple and nutritious recipe that is highly recommended for babies. Made from ragi powder, also known as finger millet powder, this dish is packed with calcium, iron, protein, and fibre - essential nutrients for a growing baby. It's easy to digest, and is a great breakfast or snack option for babies above 6 months of age. Ragi porridge can also be given to adults as it benefits people of all age groups.

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ragi powder (finger millet powder)

1/4 cup


1 cup

milk (for babies over 1 year old)

1/2 cup

tsp ghee (clarified butter)


tsp jaggery powder (optional)




Step 1:

Heat a pan and add the ragi powder to it. Dry roast it on low heat for 5-10 minutes.

Step 2:

In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil.

Step 3:

Slowly add the roasted ragi powder to the boiling water, stirring continuously to avoid lumps.

Step 4:

Cook the mixture on low heat until the ragi is cooked and the porridge thickens.

Step 5:

Add milk (for babies over 1 year old), ghee, and jaggery (optional). Stir well and cook for another 2 minutes.

Step 6:

Allow the porridge to cool before serving it to your baby.

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