Shirvale is a traditional recipe made in the kokan villages(Maharastra, India) with rice /nachni(finger millet) flour and served with sweetened coconut milk.Its one tedious recipe.Mainly made on special occasions.

Who said,workouts can’t happen in the kitchen.He/she surely hasn’t tried making some of our traditional Indian reciepes.One thing I can say,Your entire bicep triceps shoulder workouts can happens while you prepare this dish 😉


  • Nachni/Ragi/finger millet flour
  • Coconut milk
  • Jaggery
  • Salt
  • Elaichi/cardomon powder


  • Take nachni atta, add a little salt and add in water.Need into a soft dough.Make small balls.
  • Boil water in a large utensil.Add in the small dough balls.Let it cook for 10-12 mins.*When the dough balls come to surface remove them out.
  • Place the cooked balls in a sec maker or manual noodle maker and make the noodles..
  • To make the sweetned coconut milk take coconut milk, add in the jaggery and cardomon powder.Chill it.
  • Serve the Shirvale/ steamed noodles with sweetened coconut milk.

Nutritionally speaking, it’s best when made with nachni(finger millet).Though in terms of taste, rice is a better option.

Do give it a try and let me know how you find it.


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