Coriander Curd Rice ( Baby and Toddler)

Coriander Curd Rice ( Baby and Toddler)

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This mildly-flavoured combination of rice with coriander and curds introduces your child to more ingredients and flavours, including herby ones.

The rice is cooked till mushy, to make it child-friendly. For very young children, you can blend it coarsely in the mixer to make it smoother, but once your child is 10 months old, you should stop blending it, so that the child gets used to chewing.

Curds made from cow’s milk is suggested by most paediatricans as it is more easily digestible by kids. Your child will surely enjoy having this Coriander Curd Rice for lunch on a hot summer’s day.

Coriander Curd Rice ( Baby and Toddler) recipe - How to make Coriander Curd Rice ( Baby and Toddler)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.5 cup
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1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
4 tbsp curds (dahi) , preferably made with cow’s milk
2 tbsp rice (chawal) , washed and drained
1/2 tsp ghee
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)

  1. Heat the ghee in a saucepan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and rice and sauté on a medium flame for a minute.
  3. Add approx ¾ cup of water and mix well. Cover it with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the rice is overdone, all the water has been evaporated and it can be easily mashed, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Cool the rice slghtly, add the curds and coriander and coarsely blend it in a mixer.
  5. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. After 10 months of age, the blending of recipe at step 4 can be avoided completely.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy179 cal
Protein4.4 g
Carbohydrates23.5 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat6 g
Cholesterol9.6 mg
Sodium15 mg
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