Continued from: Baby Food Recipes 6 to 9 months old / Wholesome Weaning Recipes
Moong Dal ka paani for babies/ Lentil soup
Moong dal ka paani is one of the most recommended first foods for babies. Many people however, just skim the water on top of cooked dal. Unfortunately, that does not contain any nutrients.
Here is how to make dal ka paani or lentil soup.
Vegetable Soup recipe for babies
Great way to feed veggies to your growing baby. You can add as many or as few vegetables as you have.Don’t add salt to your baby’s food.
1 carrot, ½ potato, few peas, beans, 1 piece pumpkin, 1 piece bottle gourd(lauki)
2 cups water
A pinch of turmeric
1.Clean and wash all vegetables well in running water.
2.Dice them into small pieces.
3.Put them into the pressure cooker along with water and turmeric.
4.Let it cook till 5-6 whistles and veggies well-cooked (You should be able to mash them with a spoon).
5.Blend using a hand blender or mixer.
6.Adjust consistency to your baby’s liking and serve.
Khichdi for 6-9 months Babies
Khichdi is an absolutely versatile way of feeding veggies and dal to your baby. This is a complete meal in itself and has been given to babies for ages. You can feed even older children without mashing it. You can also add more spices like cumin, coriander to it for older kids.
Vegetable Khichdi for 7-9 months old babies (no salt)
You can give this yummy khichdi as a complete meal once your baby has been introduced to individual components.
1 tbsp rice
1 tbsp moong dal (green gram)
(Moong dal is very easy to digest , hence good for babies. As your baby grows older , you can try other pulses ,like masoor dal ( split red lentils)
1 carrot, ½ potato, few peas, beans, 1 piece pumpkin, 1 piece bottle gourd(lauki), 1 piece raw papaya
(Add as many or as few veggies as you like)
A pinch of turmeric
1.Clean and wash dal and rice well.
2.Soak dal and rice in water for half an hour.
3.Clean and wash the veggies.
4.Add everything to a pressure cooker.
5.Add a pinch of turmeric.
6.Pressure cook this for 5-6 whistles, till everything is well- cooked (You should be able to mash them with a spoon).
7.Mash khichdi with a spoon and serve for your baby.
- Baby Food Recipes 6 to 9 months old / Wholesome Weaning Recipes
- Moong Dal Pani/ Lentil Soup, Vegetable Soup, Vegetable Khichdi
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