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Nutrient-Rich Moong Dal Soup: Wholesome Weaning Food for Babies

Introducing soups to your baby's diet is an excellent way to provide them with nourishment and variety. Moong Dal soup, in particular, is a healthy and easily digestible option that is perfect for babies starting on solid foods. Follow this simple recipe to prepare a nutritious and delicious Moong Dal soup for your little one. Ingredients: 1/4 cup split yellow Moong Dal A pinch of salt A pinch of pepper powder (optional) Instructions: Prepare the Moong Dal : In a pressure cooker, add the split yellow Moong Dal along with enough water to cover it. Pressure cook the Moong Dal for about 5 to 6 whistles or until it becomes soft and mushy. Mash and Cool the Dal : Once the Moong Dal is cooked, allow it to cool slightly. Mash the cooked Moong Dal using a spoon or fork until it becomes smooth and lump-free. Grind into a Smooth Paste : Transfer the mashed Moong Dal to a blender or food processor. Blend the Moong Dal until you achieve a smooth paste-like consistency. Adjust the Consistency :

Wholesome Carrot Puree: A Nourishing Baby Food Option

Introducing solid foods to your baby's diet is an important milestone, and homemade purees are a great way to start. Carrot puree, in particular, is not only nutritious but also gentle on your baby's delicate stomach. With its vibrant color and sweet taste, this puree is sure to be a hit with your little one. Follow this simple recipe to prepare a nourishing carrot puree for your baby. Ingredients: 1 carrot 1/4 tsp ghee or unsalted butter Instructions: Prepare the Carrot : Peel the carrot and wash it thoroughly under running water to remove any dirt or impurities. Cut the carrot into small cubes to ensure even cooking. Cook the Carrot : In a pressure cooker or small saucepan, place the cubed carrot pieces along with about 1/4 cup of water. Cover the pressure cooker or saucepan with a lid and cook the carrots until soft and tender. If using a pressure cooker, cook for about 2 whistles. Blend into a Smooth Puree : Once the carrots are cooked and cooled slightly, transfer them to

Weaning Foods for Infants and Babies

It is quite difficult to wean a baby from mother's milk after six months. But it have to be done without fail. There are a few recipes that can be given to small babies with ease. * Apple Milkshake * Mashed Rice  * Dalia Porridge * Kichadi * Carrot Puree for kids

Nutrient-Rich Rice and Moong Dal Kichadi: Ideal Weaning Food for Babies

Rice and Moong Dal Kichadi is a traditional weaning food that provides essential nutrients for your baby's growth and development. This soft and easily digestible dish is perfect for introducing solid foods to your little one's diet. Follow this simple recipe to prepare a nourishing kichadi that your baby will love. Ingredients: 4 tbsp rice 2 tbsp moong dal (split green gram) 2 tbsp ghee A pinch of salt 1/2 cup water Instructions: Prepare the Rice and Moong Dal : Wash the rice and moong dal thoroughly under running water to remove any impurities. In a pressure cooker, combine the washed rice and moong dal with 1/2 cup of water. Cook the Rice and Dal : Close the pressure cooker lid and cook the rice and dal mixture until soft and well-cooked. Allow the pressure to release naturally. Mash the Kichadi : Once the rice and dal are cooked and warm, transfer them to a bowl. Add a pinch of salt and ghee to the warm rice and dal mixture. Using a spoon or masher, mash the kichadi well un