Sprouts Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)

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This yummy khichdi made with mixed sprouts has a hint of subtle spices like onions and garlic. If your baby enjoys these, it will ensure that meal times are splatter free and more enjoyable. Fresh curds make a perfect accompaniment for this khichdi.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 1 cup
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2 tbsp mixed sprouts (moong ,
chana , chawli etc.)
2 tbsp rice (chawal) , soaked and drained
1/2 tsp ghee
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
salt to taste

For Serving
fresh curd

  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 again for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the rice and mixed sprouts and sauté on a medium flame for 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 and serve lukewarm with fresh curds.

Nutrient values for 1 cup
139 kcal 3.6 gm 25.0 gm 2.7 gm 13.4 mg 0.5 mg

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 on 14 Apr 15 02:24 PM

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

A nourishing recipe for one and all....