Ragi or finger millet oats chocolate cookies.
Gluten free, eggless, delicious and healthy cookies for your kiddos and for you too 😊
Nutritious and iron rich ragi or finger millet is a wonder food for adult and kids both.
Calcium deficiency can be cured by taking ragi regularly.
Ragi is the common name of Finger Millet in Southern part of India (and known as Nachni in the northern part of India). Along with oats this is one of the most nutritious food and one of the easy one to digest. It is rich in calcium and protein and also have good amount of iron and other minerals. It is low in fat most of which are unsaturated fats.
So here is a delicious way to enjoy healthy ragi and oats both. You can give it in your kid’s tiffin.
I have used ghee or clarified butter but you can use unsalted butter if you like.
Ragi or finger millet flour – 1 cup
Oats – 1/2 cup
Powdered sugar – 1 cup
Ghee or clarified butter – 1 cup
Baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon
Cocoa powder – 2 tablespoon
Vanilla essence – 1 teaspoon
Preheat the oven at 180° for 10 minutes.
Grease a baking tray or line with parchment paper or aluminium foil.
Grind the oats into fine powder.
In a bowl sift ragi or finger millet flour, oats powder, baking powder, soda and cocoa powder.
In a large bowl cream 3/4 cup ghee or clarified butter and powdered sugar.
Add vanilla essence and whisk well.
Now add the dry ingredients.
Mix well and make a smooth dough. Add the remaining ghee if require.
Take 1 tablespoon of the dough. Make round ball with your hand. Press gently.
Make all the cookies and arrange on the greased or lined baking tray 1 inch apart.
Bake in a preheated oven for 12 – 15 minutes or until the edges becomes brown.
Cookies will be soft when hot so let them cool down completely.
Serve these delicious, healthy and melt in mouth cookies with a glass of milk to your to kids.
Or enjoy with your tea or coffee.
Or store in a airtight container for later use.
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