Ragi Halwa Recipe for babies and kids

Ragi Halwa Recipe for babies and kids

I have always been a mom who has shown keen interest in serving tradtional foods to babies and leaving the western culture for the weekends. Having said that , one of key ingredients i had introduced to my kid since he was 7 months old was Ragi/ Nachni.

Initially it started as a porridge and now I make Ragi Dosa, Ragi idli and one of our favourite sweet dish Ragi Halwa. So here i am today sharing Ragi Halwa Recipe for babies and kids. Its nutritious, healthy, yummy and perfect for the little monsters tastebuds.

Ragi Halwa Recipe for babies and kids


  1. Ragi Flour 1/2 cup
  2. Ghee 3 to 4 tbsp
  3. Hot Milk 1 cup
  4. Sugar/ Jaggery  1/4 cup
  5. Cardamom Powder 1/4 tsp


  1. Almonds 6 to 7 pieces chopped
  2.  Pistachio 6 to 7 pieces chopped


  • Heat ghee in a Pan 
  • Add the ragi flour and stir it continuously for 3-4 mins on a low 
  • As the mixture bubbles, add sugar or jaggery in the above mixture
  • Stir the mixture till the sugar completely dissolves
  • Heat the milk separately and pour it in the above mixture slowly 
  • Continue to stir, till the mixture starts thickening
  • When the mixture starts leaving the pan, add 1/4 cardamom powder 
  • Switch off the flame and transfer the halwa in a bowl
  • Garnish it with almonds and pistachio and serve hot 
Ragi Halwa Recipe for baby and kids

As we all know ragi is a rich source of calcium, protein, iron and various minerals, this ragi halwa recipe can be given  to them in any time of the day.  I prefer giving this sugar rush at the start of the day, however it also serves as a mid snack in the evening.

If you liked this recipe, you can check more baby food in the kids recipe section of this website. Hope you enjoyed this recipe and do share your feedback in the comments below.

PS Note

Ragi Flour used – Organic from Fructus Terra

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