Ragi Ball is one of the most popular South Indian recipe. Ragi is highly rich in proteins, vitamins and fiber as well. it also contains high amounts of calcium. So this is very good for children and pregnant women also. You can serve it with any curry.
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
- 1/4 cup Ragi powder (easily available in any Indian store)
- 3/4 cup rice
- 3 cups of water (the ratio is 1:4; 1 cup of rice, add 4 cups of water)
Wash rice properly and soak it for 30 mins.
Put the rice in a pressure cooker and add water and salt.
Now close the lid and cook the rice until 4 whistles in medium heat.
After that open the lid and mix well, when rice becomes very soft, add ragi powder on top of it and cover the cooker, with flat plate and cook it for 10-15 min in very low flame.
After 10 mins switch off the flame and mix it very well, until you see no lumps.
Finally take a plate, wet it with water, then scoop out a portion to this plate and make like a ball using with your wet hand.
Now your Ragi Ball is ready.
You can serve ragi ball with any curry. It goes well with chicken curry, groundnut chutney or dal.