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Oats Khichdi Recipe for Babies
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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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: Kalyani


  • 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

To temper

  • 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



    • Wash moong dal and soak it in warm water for 10 minutes. Slice onions, chop tomatoes finely. Wash and Chop all vegetables into bite size pieces. Chop ginger finely. Set aside.


    • 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.


    Serving: 2g