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Ragi kheer recipe

Ragi kheer recipe a delicious quick and healthy dessert.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Author Sharmilee J


  • 1 heaped tbsp ragi flour
  • 1 and 1/2 cups hot milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp cardamom powder
  • 3 to 4 strands saffron
  • 1 tbsp nuts chopped I used cashew and badam


  • Heat ghee in a sauce pan - add the nuts fry till golden brown.Remove it and set aside.
  • Add ragi flour and saute for 3-5mins in low flame.Now add 1/2 cup milk.
  • And add 1/2 cup water whisk well to avoid lumps.Boil in low flame, stir continuously.
  • Cook until it becomes thick and creamy in consistency.It will be slightly shiny and this shows the flour is cooked completely.
  • Now add sugar along with remaining 1 cup milk.Whisk well.Add sugar only after the flour is cooked completely.
  • Add cardamom powder along with saffron.Cook for 2 mins in low flame.
  • Add fried nuts and switch off.Adjust with hot milk if the consistency is too thick after some time.
  • Serve hot or cold as per your preference.


  • Make sure to add sugar only after the flour is cooked completely.
  • Add only hot milk else lumps will form easily.Keep whisking continuously to avoid lumps.
  • The consistency should be little runny as it thickens a bit with time so adjust accordingly.