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Finger millet porridge

Jui Kulkarni
Finger Millet porridge is one of the quickest and easy breakfast recipe that is packed with iron, calcium and proteins.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 bowls


  • 1 cup of Finger Millet/Nachni/Ragi flour
  • 2 cups of milk you can also use dairy free milk
  • 1.5 cups of water
  • handful of chia seeds
  • 2 dried figs optional
  • coconut flakes optional


  • In a bowl, mix the Finger millet flour with water . Make sure there are no lumps.
  • Heat a pan on low flame and add the mixture to the pan.
  • Cook the mixture until it thickens and the color changes to slightly dark.
  • You can add spoonful of sugar/jaggery(optional) to sweeten
  • Pour the porridge into serving bowls and add some milk to the serving.
  • Add dry fruits and chia seeds and serve hot.


You can make sweet porridge for the kids by adding jaggery or sugar to the porridge.
You can also make a savory porridge by adding some tempered butter and garlic to the final porridge. Do not add milk in this case, just add water to make it slightly runny( if required)