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Keerai Sadam Recipe for Babies & Toddlers - Spinach RiceRecipeforBabies | Baby Food

Nutrition rich, healthy lunch recipe for babies with Spinach Puree and rice.
Course: Baby Food
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Cooked Rice - 3 tbsp
  • Spinach leaves - 1 cup tightly packed
  • Homemade Ghee - 1/2 Tsp
  • Garlic - 1 clove
  • Turmeric powder - a generous pinch
  • Salt - as needed salt is not recommended for babies under one year of age
  • Water - 1/4 cup



  • 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.


  • Pick the leaves alone from the keerai bunch and wash the collected keerai/spinach leaves well in running water. Transfer them to a small pressure cooker along with turmeric powder and garlic. Add 1/4 cup of water and close the lid of the pressure cooker. Pressure cook it for three whistles in medium low flame.
  • Open the cooker once the pressure released. Cool it down and transfer the pressure cooked contents to a blender. Blend everything to a smooth paste.
  • Then add ghee and salt to the spinach puree. Mix it well with a spoon. Set this aside.
  • Take mashed rice in a mixing bowl and add 2 to 3 tbsp of spinach puree to it. ¬†Mix the rice well with your hands and feed your baby warm.


Serving: 1g