Ragi Chia Pudding

Desserts are the favorite part of a meal. They soothe and uplift your soul instantly.

Now we have another delicious, refreshing, and nutritious pudding recipe.

“Ragi Chia Pudding” is enriched with the goodness of ragi, chia seeds, coconut, oats, mixed seeds and nuts, and mango.

Ragi is the richest source of calcium among other food items.

This is the ultimate recipe which not only curbs your hunger, but also fills you with nutrition, and gives a broad smile on your face.

As we have included lots of nutritious ingredients, it shows ample health benefits, and some of them are enlisted below:

  1.  Prevents Diabetes.
  2. Aids digestion and prevents constipation.
  3. Helps in weight loss and weight management.
  4. Good for hair and skin.
  5. Enhances thyroid function.
  6. Boosts immunity.
  7. Maintains healthy bones.

PREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes

COOKING TIME: 10 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 20-25 minutes

Serves: 1-2

Calories: 262 Kcal/serve.

INGREDIENTS

For Ragi Malt

1.Ragi Flour2 tbsp.
2.Jaggery powder1.5 tsp.
3.Chia Seeds1 tbsp.
4.RaisinsSome
5.Water1.4 cup
6.Dairy or plant milk½ cup
7.Cocoa Powder1.5 tsp.

For Granola

1.Quick Oats2-3 tbsp.
2.SeedsOwn choice
3.Desiccated Coconut2 tsp.
4.Jaggery1.5 tsp.
5.Dark Choco ChipsOptional

For Assembling

1.Chopped Ripe Mango¼ cup

Note: I buy all my seeds (here: chia seeds) from neuherbs, as they have the best quality, clean, and organic seeds. Also, their seeds are USDA-certified organic products.

DIRECTIONS

For Ragi Malt

  1. In a bowl, add ragi flour and cocoa powder.
  2. Gradually add water and stir well so that the malt becomes lump-free.
  3. In a pan add water and plant or dairy milk. (We have taken half the quantities of water and milk to keep the drink light yet rich in texture.)
  4. Give it a boil and slowly add ragi malt to it.
  5. Make sure to keep the flame simmered and stir continuously.
  6. Now add some chia seeds and mix and stir well.
  7. Add jaggery powder and give it a nice stir.
  8. Then add raisins into it.
  9. Now turn the flame off and transfer it to a bowl.

For Granola

  1. In a lowered flame pan, add quick oats, some mixed seeds, and nuts of your choice.
  2. Then add desiccated coconut and jaggery powder to it.
  3. You can also add dark Choco chips to it if you want.
  4. Dry roast the granola until it’s brown.

Note:

1. I have used an iron cast pan for cooking.

2. I have already shared many varieties of instant granola recipes. You can have a look over them as well.

For Assembling

  1. Before you start assembling the pudding, make sure both the ragi malt and granola mixture is cooled down.
  2. In a serving jar, add ragi malt to the bottom of the jar.
  3. Then add a layer of chopped mangoes and some granola mix on it.
  4. Add another layer of ragi malt on it.
  5. Then add chopped mangoes and some more granola to it.
  6. You can store it in the refrigerator and consume it the same day or the next day as you wish.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Ragi is enriched with loads of calcium, protein, iron, antioxidants, and fibers. It also provides essential vitamins and minerals.

Mango is known for its cooling, refreshing properties. But at the same time, it is a very good source of dietary fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.

Chia seeds are not only a good source of protein but omega-3 fatty acids and fiber as well. It is also packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Oats are rich in fiber and antioxidants and have amazing satiety properties.

Desiccated coconut is a source of healthy fats that contains no cholesterol and contains selenium, fiber, copper, and manganese.

Jaggery purifies the blood and cleanses the respiratory tract, the lungs, and also the digestive tract.

Milk is a great source of calcium and Vitamin D.

ENERGYCHOPROTEINFATS
525 Kcal65 g17 g26 g

Calories: 262 Kcal/serve.

Don’t forget to try this delicious and healthy Ragi Chia Pudding recipe and enjoy the summers.

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