Finger millet halwa Recipe

Finger millet halwa is a delicious and nutritious Indian dessert made from finger millet flour, ghee, sugar, and milk. It has a rich, creamy texture and a sweet, nutty flavor. Finger millet, also known as ragi, is a gluten-free grain that is high in fiber, calcium, and iron. This halwa is a great way to incorporate finger millet into your diet and enjoy a sweet treat at the same time.

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Ingredients for Finger millet halwa Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Finger Millet Flour
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • as per your need Chopped Nuts For Garnish

Directions: Finger Millet Halwa Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat ghee in a pan and roast finger millet flour until it turns golden brown and releases a nutty aroma.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, heat milk and sugar until the sugar dissolves completely.
  • STEP 3.Slowly add the roasted finger millet flour to the milk mixture, stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • STEP 4.Cook the mixture on low heat until it thickens and starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  • STEP 5.Remove from heat and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with chopped nuts like almonds and pistachios, and serve warm or at room temperature.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to continuously stir the finger millet flour while roasting to prevent it from burning.
  • You can adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste preference.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a pinch of cardamom powder or saffron strands to the halwa.
  • Leftover halwa can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve finger millet halwa warm or at room temperature as a dessert or sweet snack.
  • You can also serve it as a breakfast porridge by adding more milk or water to achieve a thinner consistency.
  • Garnish with additional chopped nuts or a drizzle of honey for extra flavor.
  • Reheat the halwa in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving if desired.
Nutrition
value
851
calories per serving
29 g Fat15 g Protein131 g Carbs13 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    29g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    131g
  • Fiber
    13g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    131g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    13g

Fats

  • Fat
    29g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    46mg
  • Iron
    9mg
  • Vitamin A
    28mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    74mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    137mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    363mg
  • Selenium
    39mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp