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Moong Dal Khichadi Recipe for Babies | Paruppu Sadam for Babies|BabyFood

Nutrition rich lunch recipe for babies with Moong dal and rice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Baby Food
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Rice - 2 tsp
  • Moong dal - 1 tsp
  • Homemade Ghee - 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic - 1 clove
  • Cuming seeds - 1/8 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - a generous pinch
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Salt - as needed salt is not recommended for babies under 1 year of age
  • Water - 3/4 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.


  • Wash the rice and moong dal well in running water. Then soak them together for 30 minutes at least. Then add required amount of water, ghee, garlic, cuming seeds, hing, turmeric powder and salt in a small pressure cooker. Mix well. Close the lid and pressure cook it in low flame as possible for 6-8 whistles.
  • Open the cooker once the pressure released. Mash the khichadi well with your hands or with a masher and feed your baby warm.


Serving: 1g