Beetroot Khichdi Recipe for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids
Beetroot Khichdi - a Healthy meal made with rice, lentils, and Beetroot. Nutritious food for kids.
Recipe type: Rice/Biryani
Cuisine: Indian
  • Rice - 2 tbsp
  • Moong dal- 1 tbsp
  • Beetroot - 2 tbsp chopped or grated
  • Homemade Ghee - 1 Tsp
  • Garlic - 1 clove
  • Cumin seeds- ¼ Tsp
  • Turmeric powder - a generous pinch
  • Hing/Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Salt - as needed (salt is not recommended for babies under one year of age)
  • Water - 1 cup
  1. Wash beetroot in running water well. Finely chop them or grate it. Wash rice and moong dal together and soak it in water for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker with ghee. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida. Let it crackle.
  3. Then add chopped garlic. Give a quick stir. Now add chopped beetroot. Toss it for a minute.
  4. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and salt at this stage. Drain the water from soaked rice and dal and add it. Mix well.
  5. Now add 1 cup of water and close the lid of pressure cooker.
  6. Cook everything in a medium flame for three to four whistles.
  7. Open the cooker once the pressure released. Mash the khichdi well with your hands or with a masher and feed your baby warm.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at