Ragi Rawa balls

Ragi is a well known south Indian grain, it has a lot of health benefits. We can make many dishes from ragi, mostly I make puttu with ragi flour. Recently, I found ragi rawa in the Indian grocery store and bought it. Rawa uppuma are not my favorite, so I wanted to try something different and tried making this ragi balls, which turned out well, so I thought of sharing the recipe. If you want to try some thing different with ragi rawa, this will be a good option, very tasty and simple to make.


  • Ragi rawa——————- 1 cup
  • Hot water ——————- 2 cups
  • Onion ————————- 1 (minced)
  • Green chilies ————- 2(minced)
  • Ginger ———————— 1/4 ” piece (minced)
  • Cooking oil —————- 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste

How To Make

  • Dry roast the ragi rawa for 3 minutes and keep it aside
  • Place a heavy bottom pan on medium heat and add oil
  • Add the minced onion, green chilies and ginger
  • Saute for 4 minutes
  • Now add two cups of hot water and bring to boil
  • Now add salt and the grated coconut
  • Then add the roasted ragi rawa and stir continuously for about 6 minutes
  • When it is fully cooked, it won’t be sticky
  • Once it is ready, switch off the stove and wait for it to cool down little bit
  • Then take small amounts of the cooked ragi rawa and shape them into balls and enjoy!

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