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How to prepare homemade sprouted ragi milk

Ragi is a powerhouse of nutrients, benefiting right from the babies to the adults. Ragi, also called Finger Millet, is a natural relaxant and relieves stress. It’s available in the purest form and consumed directly without polishing it like other grains, so the goodness is remained intact. It is rich in calcium, protein, carbohydrate, fiber and iron.

This recipe of Sprouted Ragi Paal Koozh porridge helps develop babies digestive system before the baby starts with proper solids.

Benefits of Ragi

High nutritional content

Prevents malnutrition

Strengthens Baby Bones

Easily digestible, non-glutinous

Curbs appetite

Builds immunity

High calcium and iron

It is good for lactating mother due to its high calcium and iron content. It improves the production of blood as well.

Sprouted ragi is like an icing on the cake, doubling the nutrition of Ragi and doubling the benefits to babies. My granny used to say, in the olden days mothers deprived of breast milk production used to prepare this Sprouted Ragi Milk or Sprouted Ragi Paal Koozh. Today we bring to you the Sprouted Ragi Paal Koozh which can be given to babies, kids and adults as well.

When can we give Sprouted Ragi Milk Porridge to babies?

  • As early as 6 months
  • After introducing basic solids like fruits and vegetable puree

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Health benefits of Sprouted Whole Grains

Sprouted grains enhance the key nutrients, vitamins B, vitamin C, folates, fiber, and essential amino acids often lacking in grains. Sprouted grains may also be less allergenic to those with grain protein sensitivities and has shown great absorption

After this knowledge enhancement are’nt we ready to prepare Sprouted ragi milk at home? Come on let’s quickly start the process.

 

Homemade Sprouted Ragi paal Koozh

Sprouting Procedure

  • Wash ragi seeds thoroughly and soak them in drinking water overnight.
  • Drain out all the water in the next afternoon.
  • Take a perforated utensil and line it with a muslin cloth. Transfer the ragi seeds.
  • Tie it up and place for at least 12 hours or overnight on a warm undisturbed place.
  • Next day we can see sprouted ragi seeds with tiny white sprouts on their top.
  • Spread those sprouted seeds on a clean dry surface under sunlight or fan till it’s completely dry.

Ingredients

Sprouted Ragi Milk

  • Sprouted Ragi – 1 cup
  • Water – as required

Sprouted Ragi Milk Porridge

  • Sprouted Ragi Milk – 2 cups
  • Ghee – 1 tsp
  • Jaggery – 1 tsp(optional)

Method

  1. A bowl of sprouted ragi is transferred to the mixer. (Already Sprouted Ragi or overnight approximately 8 hours Soaked Ragi)

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How to make ragi milk porridge at home for babies

2. Firstly grind the mixer contents dry without or less water to make a course mixture.

How to prepare ragi milk for babies

3. Now add little water for the mixer to grind to a extremely smooth texture, this helps in releasing the ragi koozh or ragi milk from the Sprouted ragi.

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4. Repeat the above process again; adding water helps to strain the ragi koozh well.

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5. Transfer the smooth grinded ragi mixture to a bowl layered with a clean white muslin cloth.

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6. Squeeze and extract the milk or koozh from the muslin cloth.

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7. Ragi milk or ragi koozh is ready to be cooked now.

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8. Transfer the Ragi koozh or ragi milk extracted to a non stick tava and cook it with continuous stirring and not unattended to have a lump free Sprouted Ragi Paal Koozh.

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9. Add ghee once the mixture thickens a little.

Sprouted ragi paal koozh or Sprouted Ragi milk porridge for babies

10. At the finishes stage please add organic jaggery to the mixture for natural taste (+1 year old babies)

(Dry fruits powder, elaichi or cardamom powder, cinnamon powder, cloves powder and kesar could be added for toddlers and adults.)

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11. Healthy and tasty hot Sprouted Ragi Paal Koozh or Sprouted Ragi Milk Porridge is ready to be served as a health drink or energy drink.

We could attractively name it as Ragi Milkshake or Finger Millet Milk Shake for attracting your kids to readily drink this health drink.

How to prepare ragi milk for babies

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Sprouted Ragi paal Koozh / Sprouted Ragi Milk

A traditional first food which eases out the digestive system of baby who's just starting on solids. Finger Millet, Nachni is rich in calcium, iron, protein

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Breakfast, health drink
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

Sprouted Ragi Milk

  • Sprouted Ragi – 1 cup
  • Water - as required

Sprouted Ragi Milk Porridge

  • Sprouted Ragi Milk - 2 cups
  • Ghee - 1 tsp
  • Jaggery - 1 tsp(optional)

Method

  • A bowl of sprouted ragi is transferred to the mixer. (Already sprouted ragi or overnight approximately 8 hours soaked ragi)
  • Firstly grind the mixer contents dry without water to make a course powder.
  • Now add little water for the mixer to grind to a extremely smooth texture, this helps in releasing the ragi koozh or ragi milk from the Sprouted ragi.
  • Repeat the above process again; adding water helps to strain the ragi koozh well.
  • Transfer the smooth grinded ragi mixture to a bowl layered with a clean white muslin cloth.
  • Squeeze and extract the milk or koozh from the muslin cloth.
  • Ragi milk or ragi koozh is ready to be cooked now.
  • Transfer the Ragi koozh or ragi milk extracted to a non stick tava and cook it with continuous stirring and not unattended to have a lump free Sprouted Ragi Paal Koozh.
  • Add ghee once the mixture thickens a little.
  • At the finishes stage please add organic jaggery to the mixture for natural taste (+1 year old babies)
  • Dry fruits powder, elaichi or cardamom powder, cinnamon powder, cloves powder and kesar could be added for toddlers and adults.
  • Healthy and tasty hot Sprouted Ragi Paal Koozh or Sprouted Ragi Milk Porridge is ready to be served as a health drink or energy drink.

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