Dal Mash ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)

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Dal mash is a good supplementary meal to meet your baby's increased demands of energy and proteins. Begin with a simple dal mash and later on add vegetables to it. After 6 months of age, you can add a dash of pepper and a few drops of lemon juice to enhance its flavour.

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2 tbsp yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
1/4 cup carrot , peeled and chopped
2 to 3 chopped french beans

  1. Pressure cook all the ingredients together with ½ cup of water for 3 whistles.
  2. Liquidise the mixture in a blender along with 2 tbsp water. Serve lukewarm.

  1. You can also add crumbled whole wheat flour rotis into the dal mixture and mash it to make a complete meal for your baby after she is 6 months old.
  4. Substitute the 2 tablespoons of yellow moong dal with 1 tablespoon of yellow moong dal and 1 tablespoon of masoor dal.

Nutrient values for 1/2 cup
51 gm 119 kcal 8.1 gm 20.9 gm 0.4 gm 286.9 mcg 1.6 mg 37.7 mg 1.4 mg 49.2 mcg 0.5 gm

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 on 29 Jun 15 11:14 AM

once the baby has got used to moong dal water, this is a sequel to it to provide the necessary nourishment to your little one...do try it!!