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How to cook Mashed Rice for infants

Rice Mash: A Nutrient-Rich Weaning Food for Babies Rice Mash is a highly recommended weaning food for babies, renowned for its digestibility and hygiene. Prepared with just a few simple ingredients, this soft and smooth rice mash is easy on your baby's delicate stomach and provides essential nutrients for healthy growth and development. Follow this easy recipe to introduce your little one to the world of solid foods with confidence. Ingredients: 1/4 cup rice 1 cup water 1/2 tsp ghee Instructions: Prepare the Rice : Thoroughly wash the rice under running water to remove any impurities. Drain the excess water. Cook the Rice : In a pressure cooker, add the washed rice and 1 cup of water. Close the pressure cooker lid and cook the rice on medium heat for 3 to 4 whistles, or until the rice is soft and well-cooked. Mash the Rice : Once the rice is cooked, carefully open the pressure cooker and remove the cooked rice. Using a flat-bottomed spoon or a potato masher, gently mash the cooked

Baby food

Any food that is introduced to the infants/babies, which is other than breast milk (or infant formula),  between the age group of four months and 2 years are called Baby Food. Different varities, textures, tastes have to be introduced to the infants so that they learn to eat and digest all types of food. Initially, when they dont have any teeth and when it is their first food, the food need to be soft, liquidy and soft in texture so that they just swallow it. Babies start intaking solids or baby food when they dont get filled up just with the breast feeding. And it is always better to prepare food for the kids at home rather than going for the tinned ones. One of the first food for a baby could be Puzhungalarisi Kanji (Boiled rice Porridge) . This makes a whole some food for the babies. Initially any food have to be introduced to the babies one at a time and one taste should be retained atleast for a week's time. Now a days, doctors advise to give foods that are taken by the famil

Apple and Nut Smoothie: A Nutrient-Packed Delight for Kids

Looking for a nutritious and delicious way to introduce fruits to your kids? Try this delightful Apple and Nut Smoothie, a perfect blend of apples, almonds, cashews, and honey. Packed with essential nutrients, this smoothie makes for a wholesome breakfast or evening snack for school-going kids. Follow this simple recipe to create a nourishing treat that your kids will love. Ingredients: 1 apple 1 almond (badam) 1 cashew nut 1/2 tsp honey Instructions: Prepare the Ingredients : Peel and core the apple, then cut it into small pieces. Place the apple pieces in a pressure cooker and cook until soft. Grind into a Smooth Paste : Once the apple is cooked, allow it to cool slightly. Transfer the cooked apple pieces to a blender or food processor. Add the almond (badam) and cashew nut to the blender along with the cooked apple pieces. Blend the mixture until smooth, ensuring that the nuts are finely ground and well incorporated with the apple. Sweeten with Honey : Transfer the smooth apple and