I am just back from my India Trip. Had a wonderful time in Delhi with Colleagues and friends.Weather is getting hotter day by day.Summers are in full swing in many parts of the world.I am always looking for some healthy home made summer coolers to keep you hydrated all the time.
Today I am sharing a very simple ,easy and healthy recipe that can be had for breakfast or anytime of the day to beat the heat.It is filling and delicious.
This is my contribution for #flavorsofregionalcooking.This month we have decided to share recipes from Tamil Nadu.
Recipe for Ragi Kanji / Finger Millet Porridge:
- 3 Tbsp Ragi Flour
- 1.5 Cup Water
- 1.5 Cup Butter Milk
- Salt to Taste
- 1/2 Tsp Oil
- 1/2 Tsp Mustard Seeds
- 1/2 Tsp Urad Dal
- 1/2 Tsp Channa Dal
- 1 Red Chilli Broken into Pcs
- A generous pinch of Hing / Asafoetida
- 1 Sprig Fresh Curry Leaves
Mix 3/4 cup of water and Ragi flour in a pan and ensure it is lump free.Cook on medium flame until it is cooked and thickens. Mix well and ensure it does not burn.Switch off the flame and allow it to cool completely.
Take a big bowl. Add water,buttermilk,salt and whisk well.Pour it onto the Cooled ragi and whisk again to mix well.It should be lump free.
Heat a small pan with oil. Add channa dal, urad dal ,red chilli and once it turns slightly brown add mustard seeds , curry leaves and asafoetida.Pour it on to the Ragi Mixture. Serve in small earthern pots.
Enjoy this delicious and healthy Summer Cooler!!!!!
Do try this healthy and yummy recipe and share your feedback. https://preethicuisine.com/ragi-ambali-summer-cooler/