Rice Mash for Babies

Rice Mash for Babies

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A safe and soothing food, Rice Mash for Babies is highly recommended once your baby has gotten used to Rice Water. This easy and healthy recipe is satiating, easily-digestible, and provides ample energy too.

Making this Soft Food for Babies is very simple. Wash the rice and pressure cook it in enough water, add ½ tsp of ghee, mash it nicely to get a thick puree like consistency and serve it your little one lukewarm.

Rice Mash for Babies is aromatic, thanks to the light lacing of ghee, which also lubricates the mash making it easier for the child to swallow. Ghee also provides nourishment to boost brain health.

Start Rice Mash for Babies with a small quantity and give some time to the baby to get accustomed to new foods introduced. No need to add salt at this age, as babies at a small age can’t really need that extra sodium.

Enjoy how to make rice mash for babies | mashed rice for babies | soft food for babies | with detailed step by step photos below.

Rice Mash for Babies recipe - How to make Rice Mash for Babies

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.5 cup
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Ingredients


For Rice Mash For Babies
2 tbsp rice (chawal) , washed and drained
1/2 tsp ghee

Method
For rice mash for babies

    For rice mash for babies
  1. To make rice mash for babies, combine the rice and ¾ cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles. The rice should be completely cooked and soft.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Add the ghee and mix well.
  4. Mash it completely using a potato masher to get a smooth consistency.
  5. Serve the rice mash for babies lukewarm.
Nutrient values for 1/2 cup

Energy
112 kcal
Protein
1.8 gm
Carbohydrate
20.3 gm
Fat
2.6 gm
Fibre
1.1 gm
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Notes for Rice Mash for Babies

  1. First introduce Rice Water to your baby when you start weaning. 
  2. Then introduce this Rice Mash for Babies. Begin with small quantity like a tbsp. and then gradually increase the quantity. 
  3. Let the baby decide how much s(he) wants to eat. Do not force the baby. This might lead to dislike for that particular food. 
  4. Feed your baby in an upright position. 
  5. Discuss with your doctor at every stage of weaning. Which foods to introduce and when to introduce. 
  6. Salt has purposely not been added to this Rice Mash for Babies. The little ones kidneys are not yet ready for it. Introduce it only after consulting your pediatrician. 
  7. Remember to sterilize all the feeding bowls, spoons and equipment before use. 

For Rice Mash for Babies

  1. For Rice Mash for Babies, first clean and wash the rice with enough water.  
  2. Drain the water well and discard it. Keep the washed rice aside.
  3. Now take a clean pressure cooker. 
  4. Add ¾ cup of water to it. 
  5. Add the washed and drained rice into the water in the pressure cooker.
  6. Mix it well using a ladle.
  7. Cover the pressure cooker with the lid and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles. The no. of whistles may vary depending on the size and brand of pressure cooker. You need to ensure that the rice is slightly over-cooked and mushy. 
  8. Let the steam escape and then open the lid. This is how nicely cooked rice will look like after pressure cooking. Some water may be left behind, but do not discard it. That is necessary to get the mashed and smooth texture of Rice Mash for Babies.
  9. Add ½ tsp of ghee. This is needed to get smoothness to Rice Mash for Babies and also to provide energy for growing babies. 
  10. Mash it completely using a potato masher or a spoon to get a smooth consistency. 
  11. Serve Rice Mash for Babies lukewarm in attractive bowl and feed it your bundle of joy with love. Enjoy the parenthood experience!
  12. If your baby likes Rice Mash, then also try other baby food ideas like Jowar Porridge for Babies, Avocado Mash for Babies and Apple Stew for Babies.

Reviews

Rice Mash ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
 on 30 Jun 15 01:42 PM
5

Try this mashed rice around the age of 8 month and your baby will surely drool! Even without the use of salt, babies love this feed.