Ragi Banana Date Smoothie

13 Dec 2023

Ragi Banana Date Smoothie

You need very few ingredients to make this healthy ragi banana date smoothie recipe.

Ingredients

  • Ragi (finger millet) flour
  • Dates - If you use Medjool dates, adjust the quantity according to your preference.
  • Banana: should be very ripe to get a smooth, creamy, and velvety texture.
  • Almonds: Soak almonds in hot water for 15 minutes and peel off the skin. 
  • Milk: You can use dairy, almond, soy, oat, or any other type of milk.
  • Flaxseeds & Chia seeds: Optional for extra protein, fiber as well as omega-3.
  • Ground Cinnamon: adds a warm and slightly sweet flavor to the smoothie.

Instructions

  1. Add two tablespoons of ragi flour to ½ cup of water. Mix well to ensure there are no lumps.
  2. In a separate pot, bring 1 cup of water to a boil on medium-high heat. Then, slowly add the ragi mixture (slurry) to the boiling water.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring continuously, preferably using a whisk, until the mixture thickens. Turn off the stove, remove the pan from the heat, and let it cool completely.
  4. In a blender, add cooked ragi mixture, banana, dates, soaked almonds, flaxseeds, chia seeds, ground cinnamon, and milk.
  5. Grind until smooth and creamy. Smoothie is ready