Ragi ladoo or raagi laddu

Ragi (finger millet) ladoo is a very healthy sweet dish made from ragi flour, jaggery and nuts. They are good and nutritious for all, especially during winter time. Ragi ladoo is also nutritious since ragi is rich in iron, fibre, protein, calcium and different minerals and jaggery is rich in iron.


  • Ragi flour / Finger millet - 1 cup
  • Grated or powdered jaggery - 3/4cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Almonds/Badam - 10 (grated)
  • Cashew nuts - 10 (broken into pieces)
  • Ghee - 2 tablespoons


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE RAGI LADOO RECIPE Heat ghee in a pan. Add cashew nuts and almonds and stir fry till it becomes light brown. IMG_2492

Step 2

Add ragi flour to the same pan and roast upto 8-10 minutes on a medium flame till the raw smell goes away. IMG_2493

Step 3

Now add the powdered jaggery and mix well. Cook on a low heat for another 2 minutes. IMG_2495

Step 4

Switch off the flame and remove from heat. Add cardamom powder and mix well. Let the mixture cool down. IMG_2498

Step 5

Make ladoos to a round shape. If ladoos tend to break down, add little ghee as required, for making ladoos.

Step 6

Now the healthy ragi ladoos are ready to be served. IMG_2505

Step 7

NOTE: You can increase the jaggery content, according to sweet taste desired by you.

4 Responses to Ragi ladoo or raagi laddu

  1. priya suresh kumar says:

    looks yummy and delicious charuuuu!!

  2. veenashankar says:

    so healthy… so yum!

  3. Rashmi says:

    So simple and healthy..

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