Home made baby food

How to make Home made baby food
After starting solids to baby baby food ,fruits/vegetable smoothies are given.
Instead of using any packed outside baby food home made baby food is hygienic ,nutritious and good option too. As it is home made, it is without any preservatives.
This baby food is made by grinding rice and lentils.Variety of lentils can be used to make it.For small baby/infant only moong dal along with rice is used.
Moong dal is easy to digest so its is used in more quantity.Other lentils like toor dal,chana dal in small quantity can be used to make it more nutritious and tasty too. Proportion of the lentils with rice can be changed as per baby age.
Once make powder of grains and store it in airtight container.It can be used for many months.
For serving this baby food it takes only 10 minutes to cook it.Grated vegetable like cabbage,carrots,couli flower,tomatoes,mutter can be added in baby food to make it more nutritious.

Ingredients :
Rice 1 Kg ,
Toor dal 1 Cup (Approx. 100 gm)
Moong dal 2 Cups (Approx. 200 gm )
Chana dal (Bengal gram)1 Cup (Approx. 100 gm)

Directions to Cook:
  1. For cleaning rice :
    Wash rice using water and for drying it spread on cotton cloth under sun for 7 to 8 hours.
  2. For cleaning lentils :
    Spread lentils on cotton cloth and clean using cloth.No need to wash lentils.
  3. Once grains get cleaned take a heavy bottom pan and add all grains in it.
  4. Roast all grains together in pan till aroma comes out. It takes around 15 minutes to roast grains.
  5. Once all grains cool down to room temperature grind them together In grinder to get powder.
  6. Baby food powder is ready.Store this powder in air tight container.
For using this baby food while serving to baby:
  1. Add 1/4 tea spoon ghee in pan/kadhai.
  2. Add 2 Teaspoon of baby food powder (As per baby's requirement )and roast it for 2 min on low flame in pan.
  3. Add 1 cup of water,salt in it while stirring with spoon.
  4. Cook baby food for 4-5 min.Once cooked switch off gas.
  5. Healthy baby food is ready to serve.

Home made baby food Home made baby food Reviewed by Roopali Kadam on 07:22:00 Rating: 5

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