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बच्चों के लिए लोह युक्त आहार - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Babies, Toddler and Kids Iron Rich Foods recipes in Hindi)
બાળકો લોહ યુક્ત આહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Babies, Toddler and Kids Iron Rich Foods recipes in Gujarati)

Babies, Toddler and Kids Iron Rich Foods and Recipes

iron rich foods for babies and kids. Iron is an essential nutrient at all ages, especially in the growing years, because it is required for making haemoglobin and carrying oxygen from lungs to various parts of the body. Without enough iron, kids tend to become pale and tired because nutrition is not properly distributed to their body parts, they find it difficult to fight infections, and face many other such problems.

Iron Rich Foods Include:

Rich sources of iron are Cereals, Millets, and Pulses like roasted Bengal Gram (Chana), cowpea and lentils (Masoor), Green leafy vegetables such as Amaranth, Cow Pea leaves and Shepu. Of the cereal grains and millets, Bajra, Jowar, Bulgur Wheat, Whole Wheat and Ragi are very good sources of iron. Milk although which is a good source of other nutrients, is a poor source of iron.

Iron Rich Foods for Babies, Iron Rich Foods for Infants

Iron rich recipes for babies aged between 6 months to 12 months should be soft in texture because babies are still undergoing teething. Foods like vegetable mash, porridges, and broths are suitable for infants. Porridges like Bulgur Wheat Porridge and Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge are great to build up iron stores in small babies.

Kids Iron Rich Foods, Snacks

Nothing like a healthy bhel made of Oats after school like Oats-and-Poha-Sukha-Bhel to top up your kids iron levels. We have created a healthy Chawli Mint Burger with whole wheat bread used to avoid giving kids junk food which leads to body inflammation with sugar and refined foods.

Kids Iron Rich Recipes, Desserts

Date and Almond Balls are ideal and healthy way to kill the sweet cravings of kids along with providing the necessary iron to their body. Halim is the king of iron and great dessert for girls to up their iron content with Halim Ladoo. Or try the Poha Phirni that kids would definitely love to have as a dessert.

Kids Iron Rich Foods, Indian Recipes

There is the Punjabi classic Aloo Palak to go with Minty Soya Roti and some Palak Raita, So much of iron if you combine them all in one meal. Enjoy our collection of Iron Rich recipes for kids. We would love to have your feedback.

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Whole Wheat Date Cookies ( Baby and Toddler Recipe) recipe
Most babies love to nibble on their favourite snack. Biscuits are usually made using refined flour i. e. Maida. The use of whole wheat flour in these cookies makes them healthier than other cookies. Also date purée which is used to sweeten these cookies provides iron and fibre. A great snack to pack ....
Chawli Beans and Mint Burger recipe
Did you always think of burgers as junk food, going by the commercial versions? A homemade burger can be a reservoir of nutrients if you use the right stuffing. Here, spongy whole wheat buns are packed with an iron-rich chawli bean tikki that is enchantingly flavoured with mint leaves and bound toge ....
Halim Ladoo,  Halim Laddu recipe
Do you know that 100 grams of garden cress seeds offers 100 mg of iron? Who would have thought that this tiny seed is a goldmine of iron! Halim Ladoo is a traditional Maharashtrian sweet made with iron-rich garden cress seeds. Other ingredients like j ....
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki recipe
Diabetic-friendly ingredients like chana dal and cabbage, flavoured elegantly with mint leaves and cumin seeds powder, make brilliant tikkis! The crispness of the Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki brought about by the interplay of chana dal and curds is indeed remarkable, but must be had fresh off the tav ....
Soya Methi Dal Dhokli recipe
Dhokli, a traditional Gujarati favourite is transformed into a diabetic-friendly treat by using whole-wheat flour, soya flour and fenugreek leaves. Combined with wholesome toovar dal, these healthy dhoklis are a sumptuous one dish fare for one and all. Although prepared with minimal fat, and without ....
Spinach and Mint Juice ( Healthy Juice) recipe
Here is a cool and healthy cleanser to start your day with. The lemon in this dark green juice helps to retain the colour and enhance the absorption of iron in it. The greens and the jal jeera powder together are ideal for stimulating the digestive system and replacing the lost minerals. Digest ....
Moong Sprouts and Bajra Pessaruttu recipe
Pesarattu is a South Indian specialty, especially famous in Andhra Pradesh. While it is traditionally made of moong and rice, we have made an awesome version with two iron-rich ingredients –
Jowar Upma recipe
Ready in a jiffy, Jowar Upma is a healthy snack you can whip up for breakfast, supper, or just any time of the day. A much healthier alternative to the traditional rava based upma, the Jowar Upma is made by replacing a large quantity of the refined semolina with fibre and iron rich jowar and green p ....
Date and Almond Balls recipe
Date and Almond Balls are rich in iron, calcium and dietary fibre. The best part is that they have a sweet taste and chewy texture that kids will love. You can prepare this quickly and easily, so you can even make slightly larger batches and store for a few days in an airtight container at room temp ....
Aloo Palak recipe
Always a great hit, potatoes and spinach come together yet again, in a Punjabi version of Aloo Palak. Once you have peeled and chopped the cooked potatoes and chopped the washed spinach, this dish is a breeze to prepare as it simply makes use of readily available spice powders and everyday ingredien ....
Spaghetti in Spinach Sauce recipe
Yes, pasta can be made healthy too! Here cheesy sauce has been replaced with antioxidant rich spinach. Spaghetti used is also whole wheat, so there is room for a little more
Sprouts Dhokla recipe
Once a gujarati staple, steamed and low cal dhoklas are universally popular these days! they make a particularly wholesome and light breakfast. Add sprouted moong and spinach to add colour and make them more nourishing.
Mixed Sprouts and Chana Dal Tikki recipe
Main highlight of this recipe is use of chana dal, masoor dal and mixed sprouts. These are considered to be high in protein, but addition of Paneer improves the quality of the protein. Also use of pulses makes this recipe high in fibre and iron….Serve it immediately with lovely green chutney and se ....
Rocket Leaves, Zucchini Red Pumpkin Healthy Lunch Salad recipe
Juicy zucchini and scrumptious red pumpkin cubes are tossed together with mushrooms and sea salt, to make a delicious and filling salad. Vibrant rocket leaves and succulent feta cheese add to the goodness of this lunch salad, while a tongue-tickling dressing with herbs and garlic adds to the fun ....
Hare Chane Ke Kebab recipe
Green power through and through, that’s what the Hare Chane Ke Kebab is all about! A combination of ingredients like hara chana, paneer, mint and coriander makes this a iron, protein, calcium and vitamin rich recipe perfect for pregnant women, children and all others too. A combo of traditional flav ....
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