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Ragi halbai
By : Chitra Ramachandran
Category : Indian sweets
Servings : 4-5
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
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  1. Blend ragi flour with warm milk into a smooth paste and let it stand for fifteen minutes.
  2. Dissolve jaggery in 2 cups of warm water and filter it.
  3. Cook the ragi flour paste and jaggery water together in a heavy bottomed pan.
  4. Keep stirring to avoid lumps.
  5. Add ghee little by little and keep stirring till the whole mass comes together.
  6. When the halbai becomes dark and shiny and starts to leave the sides of the pan, add cardamom powder and the remaining ghee .
  7. Pour it on a greased plate and garnish with cashew nuts.
  8. Allow to set and then cut into desired shapes .
  9. Relish the silky soft and nutritious Ragi Halbai while still warm.
  10. Recipe courtesy: Chitra Amma's Kitchen

1 cup ragi flour
1 cup jaggery
2 cups Coconut Milk/Plain milk
3 tbsps ghee(If coconut milk is used the quantity of ghee can be reduced)
1 pinch cardamom powder
few cashew nuts
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