Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )


Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )

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This nourishing Moong Dal Water is an ideal weaning food, as its texture is similar to that of breast milk, which will make it comfortable for the child to enjoy it.


The water has been strained in this recipe as babies at six months cannot digest whole cereals and pulses. A few weeks later, you can stop straining it and enhance the recipe further by adding a tadka of ghee, jeera and turmeric powder.


You can also try the same recipe with masoor dal once your little one is accustomed to moong dal water.

Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler ) recipe - How to make Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.75 cup
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the moong dal and ½ cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Add another ½ cup of water and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  4. Strain the cooked dal mixture using a strainer.
  5. Serve lukewarm.

Variation: masoor dal water

    Variation: masoor dal water
  1. Masoor dal water
  2. 2 tbsp of masoor dal (split red lentil) can be used instead of yellow moong dal and proceed as per the recipe.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy130 cal
Protein9.1 g
Carbohydrates22.4 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat0.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium10.2 mg
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Reviews

Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )
 on 06 Jun 17 10:13 PM
5

I have tried and it is actually helpful a baby.
Tarla Dalal
07 Jun 17 10:29 AM
   Thanks Shraddha for the feedback.
Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )
 on 14 Jun 16 10:50 AM
5

Thanks for the receipe. Can i add pinch of haldi at the time of pressure cook?
Tarla Dalal
14 Jun 16 02:09 PM
   It is not recommended to add turmeric powder at the beginning of weaning at around 6 to 7 months... But as mentioned in the write up, 2 to 3 weeks after the baby has got adjusted to this moong dal water, turmeric powder can be added.
Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )
 on 18 Jan 16 09:02 PM
5

Great starting weaning recipe for babies
Tarla Dalal
19 Jan 16 10:07 AM
   Thanks Rohan. We have lots of recipes in this category. Happy food for your baby.
Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
 on 29 Jun 15 11:11 AM
5

a good weaning start for babies at around 6 to 7 months... gives nutrition while maintaining the thick liquid texture....
Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
 on 12 Dec 12 05:56 PM
5

Perfect for babies and good there is no salt.