Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )


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This nourishing Moong Dal Water is an ideal weaning food, as its texture is similar to that of breast milk, which will make it comfortable for the child to enjoy it.


The water has been strained in this recipe as babies at six months cannot digest whole cereals and pulses. A few weeks later, you can stop straining it and enhance the recipe further by adding a tadka of ghee, jeera and turmeric powder.


You can also try the same recipe with masoor dal once your little one is accustomed to moong dal water.

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Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler ) recipe - How to make Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.75 cup
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Method
  1. Combine the moong dal and ½ cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Add another ½ cup of water and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  4. Strain the cooked dal mixture using a strainer.
  5. Serve lukewarm.

Variation: masoor dal water

  1. Masoor dal water
  2. 2 tbsp of masoor dal (split red lentil) can be used instead of yellow moong dal and proceed as per the recipe.

Nutrient values for ¾ cup
Energy 111 kcal
Protein 7.8 gm
Carbohydrate 19.2 gm
Invisible Fat 0.4 gm
Calcium 24.0 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Folic Acid 44.8 mcg
Fibre 2.6 gm

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Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )
5
 on 14 Jun 16 10:50 AM


Thanks for the receipe. Can i add pinch of haldi at the time of pressure cook?
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Tarla Dalal    It is not recommended to add turmeric powder at the beginning of weaning at around 6 to 7 months... But as mentioned in the write up, 2 to 3 weeks after the baby has got adjusted to this moong dal water, turmeric powder can be added.
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14 Jun 16 02:09 PM
Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )
5
 on 18 Jan 16 09:02 PM


Great starting weaning recipe for babies
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Rohan. We have lots of recipes in this category. Happy food for your baby.
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19 Jan 16 10:07 AM
Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
5
 on 29 Jun 15 11:11 AM


a good weaning start for babies at around 6 to 7 months... gives nutrition while maintaining the thick liquid texture....
Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
5
 on 12 Dec 12 05:56 PM


Perfect for babies and good there is no salt.