Author Sandeep Rupangudi
Finger Millet populary know as Ragi in India, is a cereal crop with an amazing nutritional value. Rich in Protein, Calcium and Amino acids such as Methionine, Ragi flour is versatile for making porridges, pancakes, flat-breads and Ragi Balls. Ragi Ball in Southern India is popularly called Ragi Mudda/Mudde/Sangati/Sankati. It tastes best when served with a spoonful of ghee/clarified butter and either with Chicken Korma or Mutton Pulusu or Sambar or Aloo Korma or simply with yogurt.
Boil water,add salt & ghee.sprinkle one tbsp ragi flour.wait for a second. Add rest of the ragi flour and simmer for 10 minutes. Mix well with a wooden spoon or a laddle(back side) to avoid lumps.(no lumps at all) When still hot, with wet hands, make orange size balls and serve hot topped with 1 tsp of ghee.
Serve with any green curry, sprout masala curry, bassaru, uppu saru or any non-vegetarian gravy like chicken or mutton curry.
- Ragi flour 1 cup,
- water 2 cups,
- chiroti rava or broken rice (nucchu) 2tbsp
- Ghee - 3tsp
- salt - 1 tsp