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Rice Porridge Recipe for Babies with Moong Dal | Instant Khichdi forBabies | Baby Food

Rice porridge with moong dal - instant khichadi /healthy porridge made with parboiled rice & moong dal which makes a wholesome food for babies.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Baby Food
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Parboiled rice - 2 tbsp
  • Moong Dal - 1tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - a pinch
  • Or
  • Rice moong dal powder - 2 tsp
  • Water - 1.5 cups
  • Ghee - 1/4 tsp



  • Sterilise the bowls and spoons used for feeding your baby in a vessel with hot water for five minutes and keep it immersed in the same vessel until use.
  • Take 2 tbsp of rice & 1 tbsp of moong dal and wash it well. Dry it under the sun or shade for 1 hour or until the rice & moong dal dried completely. Skip this step if using homemade rice dal powder.


  • Take the dried rice & moong dal in a sauce pan. Dry roast in low flame until the rice is hot to touch and little puffy and moong dal turns slight golden brown. Add cuming seeds now and give a quick stir. Switch off the flame once done.┬áSkip this step if using homemade rice dal powder.
  • Grind the roasted items together in a mixer to a fine powder. This is a rice dal porridge powder.┬áSkip this step if using homemade rice dal powder.
  • Now take the freshly ground rice dal powder or 2 tsp of
  • homemade rice dal powder in the same sauce pan and add ghee &1.5 cups of water to it. Mix well with a whisk. Make sure that no lumps are formed. Cook the rice& dal in low flame for 5 to 8 minutes or until the rice and moong dal is completely cooked. Switch off the flame. Once the rice & moong dal is cooked it will be in sauce consistency. Let it cool down and feed your baby.


Serving: 1g