Green Gram Rice Recipe for Babies and Toddlers
Green Gram Rice - a Healthy meal made with rice and green mung bean, nutritious lunch option for babies.
Recipe type: Rice
Cuisine: Indian
  • Rice - 1 tbsp
  • Green Gram- 1 tbsp
  • Homemade Ghee - 1 Tsp
  • Garlic - 1 clove
  • Cumin seeds- ¼ Tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ⅛ tsp
  • Salt - as needed (salt is not recommended for babies under one year of age)
  • Water - 1.25 cups
  1. Wash rice and green gram together and soak it in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker with ghee. Add cumin seeds and garlic. Let it crackle.
  3. Then drain the water from soaked rice and dal and add to the cooker. Mix well.
  4. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and salt(for babies above one year) at this stage. Now add 1 cup of water
  5. Close the lid of pressure cooker. Cook everything in a medium flame for five to seven whistles.
  6. Open the cooker once the pressure released. Mash the rice well with your hands or with a masher. Feed your baby warm. You can also puree them in a blender.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at