Oats Vegetable Porridge Recipe for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids
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Oats Vegetable porridge - A quick comforting made with oats and vegetables. Nutritious food for babies and kids.
Recipe type: Porridge
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2
  • Oats - ½ cup
  • Cumin seeds/Cumin powder -1/8 tsp
  • Garlic - 2-3 small cloves
  • Vegetables* - ¾ cup chopped
  • Water - 1.5 cups
  • Formula Milk/Cows Milk/Coconut Milk - ¼ cup (optional)
  • Salt - as required
  • Ghee - 1 Tsp
* I used ¾ cup of chopped carrots, potato, and green peas. you can add beans, cauliflower/broccoli florets, etc
  1. Wash and Chop all vegetables into bite size pieces. Set aside. Add ½ cup of oats in a pressure cooker. Dry roast it until nice aroma comes. Then add cubed potatoes.
  2. Add green peas followed by chopped carrots.
  3. Add garlic and cumin seeds.
  4. Then add required water and salt as needed. Skip salt for babies below one year.
  5. Add in a tsp of ghee at this stage. Then close the lid of pressure cooker and cook everything in a medium flame for two whistles.
  6. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker and mash the porridge with a masher slowly. You can also blend the porridge using a blender/mixer instead of mashing it. If the porridge is too thick add prepared formula milk or coconut milk or boiled cows milk. Don't use cows milk for babies below one year.
  7. Mix well and serve the oats vegetable porridge warm!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at https://gkfooddiary.com/vegetable-oats-porridge-babies-toddlers/