ragi morkali

Ragi is well known for its health benefits. My mother used to make morkali, in no time, with rice flour.  I tried the same with ragi flour, came out very well and tasted too good.

It is a tiffin item, almost like upma, very tasty and simple to make.


Buttermilk                                      1 cup

Ragi flour                                        1 cup

Red chilly or mormilaga       4

Salt                                                     as required

Hing                                                    liberal pinch

Curry leaf                                       1 strip

Oil, mustard,urad dal           for tempering


  • Mix in a bowl, buttermilk, ragi flour, salt and hing as a semisolid paste and leave it for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in kadai, add mustard, urad dal, red chillies(broken) then curry leaves, then transfer the mixture to it.
  • Keep stirring well till the dish gets cooked fully.
  • If required, keep burner in low flame and close kadai with lid.
  • Add a spoon of coconut oil (optional) and serve.




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