Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers


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Carrot and Moong Dal Soup ( Baby and Toddler)


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Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers is a brilliant soup that is perfect for the apple of your eyes! This satiating soup is loaded with vitamin A from carrots and protein from moong dal, which team up to improve your child’s vision.

Apart from the nutrient quotient, these two ingredients also make the Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers very tasty. While moong dal thickens the soup, carrot gives it a lovely sweetness and bright colour.

Your child, who is growing into a real gourmet now, might also like a little more flavour, which a dash of pepper will happily provide. However black pepper is totally optional in this Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers. It is best added for slightly grown up babies i.e above 10 months.

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Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers recipe - How to make Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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Ingredients

For Carrot and Moong Dal Soup
1/2 cup roughly chopped carrot
1 tbsp yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , washed and drained
a pinch of freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) , optional
Method
For carrot and moong dal soup

    For carrot and moong dal soup
  1. To make carrot and moong dal soup for babies and toddlers, combine the carrot, yellow moong dal and 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Allow the mixture to cool completely, once cooled blend in a mixer till smooth.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a broad non-stick pan and add pepper powder. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve the carrot and moong dal soup for babies and toddlers lukewarm.

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Notes for Carrot and Moong Dal Soup

  1. Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers is a protein, vitamin A, folic acid, fiber and many other minor nutrients. 
  2. Introduce carrot and moong dal individually to your baby first and then try its combo like this soup. 
  3. Always feed your baby in an upright position.
  4. Do not form the habit adding salt to baby’s food till the age of 1 year, as most pediatricians don’t recommend it. After the baby is 1 year and above add restricted quantity of salt under your doctor’s supervision. 
  5. When introducing this soup for the first time, avoid adding spices like pepper powder. Once the baby is 9 to 10 months and is accustomed to the taste of this soup, as an added flavor you can add a pinch of black pepper powder. 

For Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies

  1. For Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers, firstly buy the perfect carrot. Carrot should be firm, smooth, relatively straight and bright in color. Avoid carrots that are excessively cracked or bruised.  
  2. Wash the carrot very well with clean water to make it free of dirt if any. Wash it under running water to prevent any sort of contamination.  
  3. Wipe it with a clean kitchen towel. 
  4. Peel the carrot with a sterilized peeler. Peel it very well so that no fibrous part remain as these are not easily digestible by babies at 9 to 10 months.  
  5. Using a sterilized knife chop the carrots. You can chop the carrots into medium or slightly big sized pieces. No need to finely chop the carrots. Keep the chopped carrots aside. 
  6. Next for Gajar Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers, first clean and wash the yellow moong dal with water.  
  7. Drain the excess water using a strainer and discard it. 
  8. Transfer the washed yellow moong dal into a clean pressure cooker. 
  9. Add the chopped carrots to it.
  10. Add 1 cup of water it.
  11. Mix well using a ladle.
  12. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  13. This is how the Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers looks like after cooking. Allow this soup mixture to cool slightly. 
  14. Transfer the mixture into the jar of a mixer. 
  15. Blend till really smooth. Ensure that no pieces of carrot remain behind, as this might lead to choking. 
  16. Transfer the blended mixture of Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers into a broad non-stick pan. 
  17. Add the black pepper powder and mix well. This is optional. Add only if your baby is 10 months and above and s(he) likes the taste. 
  18. Cook Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers on a medium flame for 1 minute. Stir it once in between. 
  19. Serve the Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers lukewarm in colourful bowls and feed to your baby. 
  20. If your little one enjoys this Carrot and Moong Dal Soup for Babies and Toddlers, then also try other semi-solid foods like Mixed Dal and Vegetable Mash for Babies, Apple Stew for Babies and Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy86 cal
Protein4.1 g
Carbohydrates16.5 g
Fiber4.5 g
Fat0.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium31.2 mg

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