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Rice Porridge Recipe for Babies | Home made Rice Cereal -Arisi Kanji|Baby food

Rice porridge - healthy porridge made with parboiled rice which makes a great first food for babies.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Baby Food
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Easy Porridge
Author: Kalyani


  • Parboiled rice - 2 tbsp or
  • homemade rice cereal - 2 tsp
  • Water - 1.25 to 1.5 cups



  • Sterilize 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 and wash it well. Dry it under the sun or shade for 1 hour or until the rice dried completely. Skip this step if using homemade rice cereal.


  • Take the dried rice in a saucepan and dry roast in low flame until it is light and little puffy. Switch off the flame. Skip this step if using homemade rice cereal.
  • Grind the rice in a mixer to a little coarse powder. This is a rice porridge powder and you could make this powder with 1/2 cup rice for a week and store it in an airtight container. Check the preparation of homemade cereal here. Skip this step if using homemade rice cereal.
  • Now take the freshly powdered rice or take 2 tsp of homemade rice cereal in the same saucepan and add 1 cup of water to it. Mix well with a whisk. Make sure that no lumps are formed. Cook the rice in low flame for 5 minutes or until the rice is completely cooked. Once the rice is cooked it will be in sauce consistency. Let it cool down and feed your baby warm.



Serving: 1g