Baby finger food


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1. this is a special baby food particularly useful as a chewey food, when the baby develops teething and itches to bite something.
2. it is also nutritious with its content of carbohydrates, protein, iron and minerals.
3. you can prepare the rice powder at home if necessary using the desired rice that is nutritious for the baby. for example brown rice or red rice or boiled rice can be washed and drained and then powdered/ sieved for this purpose.
4. if jaggery contains impurities then filter jaggery after it melts in water.
5. the entire process of cooking the batter in jaggery should be done in low flame for better results.

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Baby finger food recipe - How to make Baby finger food

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Rice powder - 1 cup
Powder jaggery - 1/2 cup
Salt - 1 pinch
Milk - 2 tbsp
Water 1/2 cup
Banana(mashed) - 1/4 cup

  1. Mix rice powder, salt, milk and mashed banana into a smooth paste.
  2. Boil water in a kadai and add jaggery. boil the mixture to a slightly thick liquid(a single line consistency).
  3. Add the prepared batter and allow it to simmer and thicken. remove from fire and allow it to cool to room temperature
  4. Roll the prepared dough into 1/2 an inch diameter balls and shape them into index finger long pieces.
  5. Now steam the pieces in an idli stand or dhokla stand for ten minutes

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This recipe was contributed by Ranganayaki on 10 Jun 2005
I teach English. Have written 2 recipe books, which are yet to be published. Most of these recipes a...

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