Homemade Ragi Granola, an inexpensive and totally guilt free indulgence for picky eaters. Lots of hidden sugars are in store bought expensive granolas which would not meet the nutritional requirements. Added unsweetened cocoa powder and cinnamon to it for extra flavor.
Served this granola with matcha flavored greek yogurt, watermelon cubes, strawberries for breakfast.
What you need:
Ragi Flakes - 2 cups
Dessicated Coconut - 1 cup
Almonds - 1/2 cup
Walnuts - 1/4 cup
Pumpkin seeds - 1/4 cup
Sunflower seeds - 1/4 cup
Chia seeds - 1/4 cup
Raisins - few
Unsweetened cocoa powder - 1 tbsp
Cinnamon powder - 1 tsp
Coconut oil - 2 tbsp
Salt - fat pinch
How to make:
Heat oil in a pan, toss in ragi flakes with coconut until crunchy, remove it add the nuts and seeds toss until crunchy. Mix all in the same pan add raisins, cocoa, cinnamon powder, salt give a good mix in low heat, cool it and store it.
This could be baked as well but takes longer time and need to be watchful with nuts and seeds, so pan works easier.
Ragi flakes can be replaced with any millet flakes (resembles thin poha) easily available in stores selling Organic produces.
Almonds, walnuts can be chopped and used in the recipe.
Dried fruits can be used in ample as well if it's to be made especially for kids