Easy Spinach Khichdi Recipe for Babies & Toddlers | Palak Khichdi For Baby
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Easy Spinach Khichdi - A quick, comforting lunch made with rice, lentils, and spinach. Nutritious iron-rich food for babies and toddlers.
Recipe type: Baby Food
Cuisine: Indian
  • Rice - 2 tbsp
  • Toor Dal - 2 tbsp
  • shallots/onion - 2 tbsp chopped
  • Garlic -1 or 2
  • Turmeric powder- ⅛ tsp
  • Salt - as required
  • Spinach Leaves- 1 cup loosely packed
  • water - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 2 Tsp
  1. Slice onions and garlic. Wash spinach thoroughly and keep it ready. Wash rice and toor dal together and soak it in warm water for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker with a tsp of ghee. Add garlic.
  3. Then add chopped onions. Saute them nicely until transparent.
  4. Once onions become transparent, Add washed spinach leaves.
  5. Fry the spinach leaves until it shrinks. At this stage, add in turmeric powder and salt (for babies above one year).
  6. Then add soaked rice & toor dal mix well. Give a quick stir.
  7. Add one cup of water and mix well. Then close the lid of pressure cooker and cook everything in a medium flame for three to four whistles. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker, mash it well with a masher until soft. You can also grind in the blender if you prefer.
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Serving size: 2
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at https://gkfooddiary.com/easy-spinach-khichdi-babies-toddlers-paruppu-keerai-sadam-babies/