Ragi Halwa


  • Ingredients:
  • Ragi flour – 1 cup
  • Jaggery powdered – 1 to 1 ½ cup
  • Khoya – 1 cup
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Ghee – 2 to 3 tablespoons
  • Cardamom powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Cashew nuts – few for garnishing


  1. In a kadai put one tablespoon ghee and when it is hot, add ragi flour and fry on medium flame till nice aroma comes out.
  2. Put jaggery powder in a thick bottomed vessel and add two cups of water and bring to boil. When it starts boiling and all the jaggery melted well, remove and strain it.
  3. Add jaggery water and mix thoroughly.
  4. When it starts thickening, add khoya. Keep it on medium flame and stir continuously till it become thick. Add remaining ghee and mix well.
  5. Finally add cardamom powder and mix well. Fry the cashew nuts in a teaspoon of ghee and add it to the halwa.
  6. Note: Instead of khoya, we can add milk powder too.


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