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Ragi Kanji/Ragi Buttermilk

Ragi Kanji or Buttermilk very nutritious and refreshing drink that cools down the body in hot summers. A very popular  summer drink in southern parts of India. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: Buttermilk, Ragi Flour, Ragi Malt(Salty), Summer Coolers
Servings: 2
Author: Swati


  • 3 tbsp Ragi Flour
  • 1+1/4 Cup Water
  • 2 Glass Buttermilk see notes
  • Mint/Coriander/Green Chillies for garnish skip green chillies if making for kids


  • Mix ragi with 1/4 cup water and make a thick paste.
  • In a pan heat 1 cup water, once the water starts to boil, add ragi paste, mix it well and cook it until it forms a thick and glossy mixture.
  • Once it cools down. mix as required in a glass of buttermilk, yogurt.
  • To make the sweet version add it in chilled milk or hot milk with sweetener as required.


To make Buttermilk check out here..Chaas(Indian Buttermilk).