Oats Khichdi Recipe for Babies, Toddlers and Kids | Moong Dal Khichdi for Babies
Oats Khichdi - A quick comforting made with oats, lentils and vegetables. Nutritious food for kids.
- Oats - 1/2 cup
- Moong dal - 2tbsp
- Big Onion - 2 tbsp finely chopped
- Tomato - 1 small sized
- Pepper powder -1/8 tsp
- Ginger - 1/2 inch finely chopped
- Vegetables* - 1/2 cup chopped
- Turmeric powder - a pinch
- Hing - a generous pinch
- Water - 1.5 cups
- Salt - as required
- Ghee - 2 tbsp
- Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
* I used 1/2 cup of chopped carrots. you can add beans, cauliflower/broccoli florets, peas potato etc
Heat a pressure cooker with ghee. Add cumin seeds. Let it crackle. Then add onions and ginger. Saute them nicely until the onions turn golden brown.
Once onions becomes transparent , add tomatoes. Fry tomatoes until the raw smell of tomatoes leaves and become mushy. Add chopped veggies, pepper powder, turmeric powder, hing and required salt. Give a quick stir.
Then add soaked moong dal and saute them briefly for 2 minutes. Then add oats and give a quick stir.
Add required water and bring it to a boil. 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 and mash the khichdi with a spoon slowly, top with ghee if required.
Serve the Oats khichdi with curd.