This Instant Porridge Food Recipe for babies and infants is the first post of the Travel Series. The main concern of many moms while travelling is
” How to feed their babies quality homemade food?”
Here are some ideas which will help you to carry food for your baby without hassle of carrying too many containers of food items.
Although almost all the recipes look similar, they aren’t so, please carefully read the measurements and make the powders, as a slight difference may affect the taste and shelf life of the powders.
Proportion of the contents
The proportion of cereal and pulse can range from 2:1 to 3:1.
Roasted groundnuts or gingelly seeds could also be added in the proportion 4:1 or 5:1.
How to prepare the Instant Porridge ?
- Take about 4 Table spoons (according to your requirement, this is a sample measurement) of mix.
- Add 100 ml of boiled hot water to get a thick consistency.
- Add a tea spoon of oil or ghee to increase the energy content.
- Feed the infant with the spoon.
- The instant porridge can also be fed to the child after reconstituting with dal, water, gravy, milk etc.
- Mashed fruit (Banana, Chiku, Papaya, Mango, etc.could also be added to the food).
The powders have a shelf life of 6 months if preserved in an airtight container.
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I know you would be having lots of doubts and queries, quote them as comments below each recipe so that the answers will be useful for all the readers.
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This post is part of our Travel Series. Do check it out for more articles and tips for traveling with kids, instant recipes for babies and toddlers, Homemade travel food ideas, Tips to entertain toddlers while traveling, kid-friendly travel destinations, Kids travel accessories, Kids travel checklist, Road trip with kids and much more.
Recipe Source – Food and Nutrition Board, Ministry of Women and Child Development.