Moong Dal khichdi
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Khichdi is highly nutritious and it can be given as a meal by itself. It’s a flexible recipe, where you can add spinach or vegetables too. Moong Dal khichdi is a healthy and versatile baby food which goes well with curd too. It is a protein rich energy food.
  • Moong dal -1 tbsp
  • Rice - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric-1 pinch
  • Jeera powder-1 pinch
  • Hing-1 pinch
  • Ghee - ½ tbsp.
  • Garlic -1 clove crushed
  1. Wash rice and moong dal thoroughly under running water and soak for 1 hour.
  2. In a pressure cooker, add ghee, rice, dal, crushed garlic, turmeric, jeera powder and hing.
  3. Add water and mix well.
  4. Allow it to cook for 2 whistles in medium flame (depends upon your cooker)
  5. Once cooled, open and mash well with potato masher and serve the baby.
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