Carrot Khichdi Recipe for Babies & Toddlers
 
 
Carrot Khichdi - A quick, comforting lunch made with rice, lentils, and carrots. Nutritious food for babies and toddlers.
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Recipe type: Baby Food
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • Rice - 2 tbsp
  • Moong Dal - 2 tbsp
  • Garlic -1
  • cumin seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ⅛ tsp
  • Salt - as required (for babies above one year)
  • Carrots - ¼ cup grated
  • water - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 2 Tsp
Instructions
  1. Chop garlic. Wash carrots thoroughly. Peel, grate and keep it ready. Wash rice and moong dal together and soak it in warm water for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker with two tsp of ghee. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter. Then add chopped garlic. Saute for a minute. Now add grated carrot.
  3. Fry carrots for a minute. At this stage, add in turmeric powder and salt (for babies above one year). Then add soaked rice & moong dal mix well. Give a quick stir.
  4. 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.
  5. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker, mash it well with a masher until soft. Add in few drops of ghee, mix and serve. You can also grind in the blender if you prefer.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at https://gkfooddiary.com/carrot-khichdi-recipe-babies-toddlers/