Barley Kheer Recipe for Toddlers and Kids
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Barley Kheer - healthy kheer/pudding made with barley flour, milk & nuts for kids and toddlers
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
  • Barley Flour - ¼ cup
  • Milk - 1.5 cups + 1 cup
  • Palm Sugar/Jaggery Powder/Sugar- 3 tbsp
  • Chopped Nuts or Nuts Powder -2 tbsp
  • Cardamom - 1 or Cardamom Powder- ¼ tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tsp
  1. Measure and keep all the ingredients needed. Heat a thick bottomed pan with a tsp of ghee.
  2. Add in chopped nuts and fry in ghee until golden brown. Remove from flame once done. In the same pan, add 1.5 cups of milk.
  3. Add ¼ cup of barley flour to the pan. Mix well with a whisk. Make sure that no lumps are formed.
  4. Cook the barley flour in low flame for 5 minutes or until it is completely cooked in sauce thick consistency.
  5. Once the powder is cooked to a sauce consistency, add sugar/jaggery along with cardamom. Give a quick stir.
  6. Now add in the remaining one cup of milk and boil it further for 5-7 minutes in low medium flame. Stir it occasionally otherwise the kheer may stick to the bottom.
  7. Once the kheer is slightly thick in consistency , add in ghee fried nuts/nuts powder and Switch off the flame once done. Let the kheer cool down and feed your baby.
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Serving size: 2
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at