Cabbage Moong Dal Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler)
by Tarla Dalal
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Here is a nutrient-dense recipe for your kid, who is soon going to be one. The Cabbage Moong Dal Khichdi is chock-full of protein and carbohydrates, which are essential for your child.
Cabbage adds to the vitamin C content of this delicious dish, while moong dal gives folic acid, iron and calcium as well. This is also the right age to add finely-chopped veggies to the diet, so that the kid slowly gets into the habit of chewing, and also gets used to the textures of regular home-cooked food.
So, let’s bid goodbye to puréed foods, which used to be the staple till around nine months, and start a new chapter with exciting foods like this.
- Combine the rice, moong dal and 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When the cumin seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 5 seconds.
- Add the cabbage and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till the cabbage turns soft.
- Add the cooked dal-rice mixture, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Cool slightly and serve lukewarm.
Nutrient values for 1 cup
|Energy|| 211 kcal|
|Protein|| 9.0 gm|
|Carbohydrate|| 36.9 gm|
|Fat|| 3.0 gm|
|Vitamin C|| 37.2 mg|
|Calcium|| 35.1 mg|
|Iron|| 1.5 mg|
|Folic Acid|| 48.0 mcg|
|Fibre|| 4.1 gm|
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