Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Raagi Hittina Unde.( Finger Millet Laddus )

Raagi Hittna Unde is prepared with Raagi ( finger Millet ) powder , jaggery, sesame seeds, nuts, coconut and ghee. Its a healthy sweet even the elder ones can njoy having this laddus.You can have these Raagi Laddus at  any time of the day.
Things Needed :
Raagi Powder : 2 Cups.
Jaggery : 3/4 cups.
Coconut : 1 cup. ( Fresh and grated ).
Ghee : 2 to 3 Table spoons.
Cashew Nuts : 2 to 3 Table spoons.
Sesame seeds : 2 Table spoons.
Water : Required .
Method : Roast Raagi powder with 1 tea spoon of ghee on low flame for 5 minutes.  Powder cardamom and cut cashew nuts into small and keep it aside.   Roast sesame seeds and powder it when it is cooled. ( can add cardamom seeds while dry grinding.  Take a big pan and put jaggary
and 1/4 cup of water.  Keep a pan on the fire and put 1 tea spoon of ghee and fry cashew nuts on low flame till its slightly brown. Take them out and put it in the roasted raagi powder . Now put jaggery in the pan and put 1/4 cup of water and  stir it slowly until it bubbles up. Now pour the jaggery content on the roasted raagi powder and stir nicely.  Mix  coconut and  1 table spoon of ghee and take a handful of raagi powder and prepare laddus. Prepare all the laddus the same way. If you feel the powder is lttle dry then use little ghee and mix it nicely and then u can easily prepare the laddu. (When ever you feel the mixture is dry and loosing out the hand, put a spoon of ghee and it will be easy to prepare laddus.
Note : You can also use hot milk instead of ghee. Make portions and use 1 or 2 spoons of  milk and then prepare laddus. Remember these laddus will not stay for long, Better use ghee to get good result. Lots of mixed nuts can be used.
15 to 20 small size laddus can be prepared.

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