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.
- 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.