Iahas-Ragi and Banana Smoothie

Ragi and Banana Smoothie

Ragi and jaggery are great natural sources of Iron and calcium. The smoothie is also recommended as a weaning food for babies due to its nutritional value. It is suitable for lactating mothers as well. It can also help keep the blood pressure in check due to its high potassium, magnesium, and low sodium content.
Ideal for Vata and Pitta dosha

Prep Time: 5 Min
Total Time: 10 Min
Serves: 1 glass (250-300 ml)


  • 3-4 Tbsp Ragi powder/flakes
  • 1-1 ½ ripe banana
  • 1 Tbsp jaggery/palm sugar
  • 1 cup milk/coconut water/buttermilk/coconut milk/plain water


  1. Take 3-4 Tbsp Ragi. Wash it and set it aside to dry.
  2. Once dried, take a pan and dry roast the ragi.
  3. Take a mixer, transfer the roasted Ragi and blend it to make a fine powder.
  4. You can also soak Ragi flakes for 5 minutes before using them.
  5. Add banana, jaggery/palm sugar, and ragi flakes or powder together & blend it for a few seconds
  6. Add 1 cup water, or you can also use milk/coconut water/buttermilk/coconut milk as per your choice
  7. Blend for 1-2 min until it is smooth.


Diabetics and obese persons can have without jaggery.
Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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