Friday, July 16, 2021

Ragi protein drink

 Aadi month is famous for Ragi Kool(zh). Here is my version of ragi drink with protein. 
Ragi protein drink

Ragi powder - 2 tsp
whole greengram powder - 1 tbsp
cardamom powder - a pinch
brown sugar - 2 tsp
shredded coconut - 1 tbsp
fat free milk - 1/2 cup (optional)
water - 2 1/2 cup

Dry roast the ragi, greengram powder together in a wok till it smells good (1 min).
Let cool for 5 minutes.
Add water + milk little by little and mix thoroughly.
Pour it into a saucepan (optional)
Start heating and mix to avoid sticking at bottom.
Add cardamom powder, sugar, coconut and mix well.
Serve hot as health drink.
Makes 3 cups.

In this recipe, I have added green gram powder (moong / paasi payaru). Instead we can dry roast whole urid dal or almond powder or peanut powder too. 

Vazhaikkai Poriyal (Plantain stir fry)

This vazhaikai poriyal was a staple in our house as we had some (lot) of banana trees in our backyard. I have seen amma running there to pic...