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Ragi Cookies

Ragi -Finger Millet & Choco chip cookies-without eggs- Great for kids
Course Baking
Cuisine Baked
Keyword Ragi cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 25
Calories 82kcal


  • Oven


  • ½ cup Finger Millet flour* Ragi or Nachni Flour
  • ½ cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ cup Butter Chilled; cut into cubes
  • ½ cup Jaggery Brown Sugar or Coconut Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla essence
  • Chilled Milk as required. about 6 tbsp; Add in 1 tablespoon increments


  • Mix together the flours, baking powder and sugar.
  • Add vanilla essence to this mixture.
  • Rub & pinch the butter into the flour mixture.Use your fingers and thumb and rub the butter and flour in between your fingers so that the butter and flour starts to clump toghether.
  • Continue doing so till the butter is almost incorporated coarsely into the flour.It should look clumpy.
  • Add milk mix everything together. Do not over knead but just combine everything together.
  • Cover in cling wrap or in a bowl with a lid.Keep in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  • Roll the dough as in the picture.Cut out using cookie cutters.Place on butter paper lined cookie sheet.
  • Preheat the oven at 180 degree or 365 F.
  • Bake at preheated oven for 12 minutes* till they are just starting to change colour and are slightly firm.
  • The cookies become crisp when cooled.



Ragi Flour- Use fresh pack of Ragi flour.Ragi can become rancid very fast.
if the dough isn't coming together, which can happen because Ragi is gluten free and non sticky, add a little more whole wheat flour and a few drops more of milk so that the dough comes together better.
Normal Sweetness- ½ Cup Jaggery
Less sweet-  ¼ cup of Jaggery.
Substitute with Coconut Sugar or brown sugar.
Baking Time*
Baking time is for ¼ Inch small sized flat cookies.This time will change based on the size of the cookie.


Calories: 82kcal | Saturated Fat: 2.5g | Fat: 4.1g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 10.9g