Sprouts Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler)

Sprouts Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler)

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A fast-growing baby needs super-foods like this to keep her charged! This yummy khichdi made with mixed sprouts has a hint of subtle spices like onions and garlic.


If your baby enjoys this, it will ensure that meal times are splatter-free, more enjoyable and more satisfying for both of you.


While the child will enjoy the textures and flavours in the dish, you will bask in the happiness of having fed her a nutritious meal! Fresh curd makes a perfect accompaniment for the Sprouts Khichdi.

Sprouts Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler) recipe - How to make Sprouts Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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Ingredients

2 tbsp mixed sprouts (moong , chana , chawli etc.)
2 tbsp rice (chawal) , soaked for 15 minutes and drained
1/2 tsp ghee
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1 tsp finely chopped onions
restricted quantity of salt

For Serving
fresh curd

Method
    Method
  1. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the rice and mixed sprouts and sauté on a medium flame for another 30 seconds
  5. Add ¾ cup of water and salt, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  6. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid
  7. Coarsely mash the khichdi using the back of a spoon.
  8. Serve lukewarm with fresh curds.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy134 cal
Protein3.4 g
Carbohydrates24.9 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat2.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium3.4 mg
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Notes for Sprouts Khichdi for Kids and Toddlers


    For Sprouts Khichdi for Kids and Toddlers

    1. To make sprouts khichdi recipe for kids | mixed sprouts khichdi for babies | healthy sprouts khichdi for toddlers | how to make sprouts khichdi for kids at home, first you need to soak rice. Take around 2 tbsp of rice in a bowl and wash it with clean water.
    2. Drain using a strainer. Keep the washed rice aside.
    3. Now to make mixed sprouts khichdi for babies begin by tempering the khichdi. For that heat ghee in a pressure cooker.
    4. Add cumin seeds to it and allow them to crackle.
    5. Add a pinch of asafoetida. This aids in digestion.
    6. Add some garlic paste if your baby likes it. Avoid this paste if your baby dislikes strong flavours.
    7. Sauté sprouts khichdi recipe for kids for a few seconds. 
    8. Add about a tsp of finely chopped onions.
    9. Now sauté onions for about 30 seconds.
    10. Add the washed rice to the pressure cooker.
    11. Along with this also add mixed sprouts to make healthy sprouts khichdi for toddlers. You can also make use of any one variety of sprouts.
    12. Sauté the rice and sprouts for 30 seconds as well.
    13. Add around ¾ cup of water for cooking.
    14. Add salt at this stage before cooking itself.
    15. Mix all the ingredients for mixed sprouts khichdi for babies with a ladle.
    16. Cover it with a ladle and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
    17. Once the cooker has been cooled down, open the lid. This is how sprouts khichdi recipe for kids looks lie after cooking.
    18. Mash the healthy sprouts khichdi for toddlers slightly with the back of a spoon or a potato masher. Adjust to get the consistency of the khichdi your baby likes.
    19. Serve sprouts khichdi recipe for kids lukewarm to your little one. Offer a bowl of curd to top up on some protein intake of your toddler.
    20. If your kid likes sprouts khichdi recipe for kids, then also try other kid-friendly recipes like Palak Masoor Dal for Babies and Toddlers and Jowar Golpapdi for Babies and Toddlers. 

    Reviews

    Sprouts Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
     on 14 Apr 15 02:24 PM
    5

    A protein packed khichdi, for toddlers, Though simple ingredients, it taste so yummy and healthy at the same time. A must try recipe.
    Sprouts Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
     on 17 May 13 03:45 PM
    5

    A nourishing recipe for one and all....