Thursday, December 27, 2012

Home Made Indian Complete Baby Food Recipe For Babies

Once baby completes 6 months, only breast milk is not sufficient for its growth. The biggest question in mothers mind regarding weaning is, what to serve and how to serve solid food for the first time to our tender love. As kids grow up, their taste buds also become active. They would want a change. Here is another recipe of Ragi for young kids, Ragi Chocolate.
Here is a very Healthy Meal Idea for infants.

Wholesome Porridge
Ingredients:


  • Brown rice
  • Raagi(Finger millet )
  • Wheat
  • Soya beans
  • Green gram
  • Brown chana
  • Dried green peas
  • Nuts like cashew, almond, pistachios, peanuts (to be added only while roasting, not to be soaked)
Method:
  • Take 1 measure of all the above items(Say 100 gms) separately and wash them thoroughly.
  • Soak them overnight separately.
  • Remove the water(Drain it) from all items and get all the above items sprouted by keeping it warm for another 8 hours.
  • Let all the items dry separately under sun for  a day.
  • Roast all the items separately over stove till it turns to slight brown.
  • Roast above given nuts, half the measure of other grains (say 50 gms).
  • Grind all the items to fine powder.
  • Store it in a air tight container.
Preparation:
  • Take 2 table spoon of above powder.
  • Mix it in warm milk to not to form lumps.
  • Add jaggery, and milk.
  • Move the container over stove on a low flame.
  • Keep on stirring.
  • When it comes to semi solid state, turn off the stove.
  • A healthy meal for a toddler is ready with wonderful aroma.
  • Serve the child warm porrdge, ghee, salt or cardmom if needed.
Here is the nutrition value of the recipe:
  • Wheat is rich in Protein
  • Raagi is rich in Calcium
  • Brown rice is rich in Fibre, and Vitamin B
  • jaggary is rich in Iron, Minerals and Vitamins
  • Soya beans is rich in Proteins, Folic Acid and all the essential fatty acids
  • Sprouted grains is rich in natural Vitamins, Food Enzymes, Amino Acids and Omega 3
  • Nuts contain Vitamin E
  • Green peas is rich in vitamin C
PS: To start with, take only 1 type of grain, if baby can digest then only add next one and continue. This recipe can be given thrice a day till 2 years along with other fruits and vegetables. After 2 years, when our baby is completely on regular food, then also we can give this porridge once a day. Because this recipe is very much rich in all the Vitamins and Proteins.

Here are few healthy breakfast recipes for preschoolers..... 

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