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Barley Kheer Recipe for Toddlers and Kids

Barley Kheer - healthy kheer/pudding made with barley flour, milk & nuts for kids and toddlers
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Barley Flour - 1/4 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- 1/4 tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tsp


  • Measure and keep all the ingredients needed. Heat a thick bottomed pan with a tsp of ghee.
  • 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.
  • Add 1/4 cup of barley flour to the pan. Mix well with a whisk. Make sure that no lumps are formed.
  • Cook the barley flour in low flame for 5 minutes or until it is completely cooked in sauce thick consistency.
  • Once the powder is cooked to a sauce consistency, add sugar/jaggery along with cardamom. Give a quick stir.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Serving: 2g