Ragi Almond Vegetable Soup

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Ragi Almond Vegetable Soup


Ragi Almond Vegetable Soup Ragi almond vegetable soup is a diabetic friendly recipe and it also helps in weight loss.  This is a wholesome high protein soup that is packed with flavours from ginger and black pepper. The addition of vegetables to the soup makes it power-packed with nutrition and taste  Ragi is rich in calcium, helps in weight loss, has a high fiber content, battles anemia, reduces blood cholesterol and also regulates blood sugar levels. Because of its low glycemic index, it helps reduce food cravings and slows down absorption of starch, thus helps in regulating the blood sugar for diabetics.  We can also serve it as a healthy Indian diabetic dinner or even to toddlers (without spices). It makes a wholesome meal.   

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 25 Min


Serves : 2
  • 2 tbsp ragi flour/finger millet

  • 1 nos onion medium , finely chopped

  • 4 nos garlic finely chopped

  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped

  • 1 nos carrot finely chopped

  • 1/4 cups french beans finely chopped

  • 1/2 cups badam/almond, soaked in water

  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1/2 tsp whole black peppercorns , coarsely crushed

  • Whole Black Peppercorns , coarsely crushed 1/4 tsp

  • 1/2 tsp ghee or olive oil

  • 2 nos wheat soup sticks for serving


  • Peel and grind the almonds in a mixer to a fine paste.
  • Boil 2 cups of water in a sauce pan, when it comes to rolling boiling stage, lower the flame.
  • Meanwhile heat olive oil in a non-stick pan and sauté all the chopped vegetables along with onions and garlic for a minute on high flame.
  • In a bowl take the ragi flour and make a slurry with water and slowly add it to the boiling water.
  • Mix well and bring to a boil again.
  • Once it’s 75% done, add the chopped sautéed vegetables and continue boiling until the vegetables are tender.
  • Add almonds paste, cumin powder, salt and pepper according to the taste.
  • Let it simmer for 2 minutes while stirring continuously.
  • Pour in individual serving bowls and serve warm or hot with wheat soup sticks or wheat bread croutons
  • Enjoy this for a dinner.