Pongal is one of the healthiest foods. Perfect blend of carbohydrates. Proteins, and all important nutrients. Here in this recipe I am using saame/ Little millet instead of rice. Millets believed to be good for diabetic patients since it releases the glucose slowly. Al millets are non glutinous grains.
Vaddaraagi Hittu/raagi sari/ manni is the best and oldest way of making the baby food. Raagi as we all know has calcium, iron and many more important nutrients which are needed for the growing baby. Start with making the powder using the Raagi/finger millet.Then add one ingredient at a time. This raagi hittu/powder is very healthy and conatins all the essential ingredients for the growing baby/Kid.
Raagi – Finger millet is full of nutrients. Good source of calcium, fiber iron and much more… We can use this raagi in making Ragi rotti, Raagi Ambali, a healthy drink and this Mudde. Ragi Mudde is a wholesome and staple food in many parts of Karnataka.
Ragi is rich in calcium, iron and fiber. It also contains phytochemical, which aids in slowing down the digestion process. Ragi’s high levels of niacin help in increasing HDL cholesterol while lowering Triglycerides.
Ragi Ambali is one of the extremely nutritious and easier to digest breakfast. It takes just couple of minutes to prepare. Health benefits of Ragi Ambali: Ragi is rich in calcium, iron and fiber. It also contains phytochemicals, which aids in slowing down the digestion process. Ragi's high levels of niacin help in increasing HDL cholesterol while lowering Triglycerides. If you are preparing for toddlers you can add more ghee to it. Adding buttermilk to Ambali increases it nutritional value and tastes good too. Please make sure to add the buttermilk once the ambli becomes warm, otherwise it curdles.