Jowar Golpapdi ( Baby and Toddler)
by Tarla Dalal
- हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Jowar Golpapdi ( Baby and Toddler) in Hindi)
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A flour-based mithai from Gujarat, golpapdi is a hot favourite with most people because it is not only tasty but also easy to prepare.
Add to this the fact that it is very nutritious, and it becomes something moms would love to feed their young ones. Here, we have made Jowar Golpapdi with iron-rich ingredients like jowar flour and jaggery, bound together with ghee.
This mouth-watering snack stays good in an air-tight dabba for 2-3 days, so you can keep it handy to answer your baby’s sudden hunger pangs.
- Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai, add the jowar flour, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Remove from the flame, add the jaggery and mix well.
- When the jaggery melts and the mixture is still warm, pour it into the greased thali and spread it evenly with the help of the base of a small bowl (katori) or a flat spoon.
- Cut into diamond shaped pieces while it is still warm and keep aside to cool for 15 minutes.
- Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container.
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Jowar Golpapdi for Babies is a sweet made with jowar flour, ghee and jaggery.
It helps to make up for your baby’s iron requirement.
Ghee will serve as a source of energy and brain boosting nutrient.
Prefer jaggery over sugar, as the latter is refined and not a source of any nutrients. Instead jaggery will lend some amounts of iron.
It’s a good teething food for babies around 10 months and above.
For toddlers (age 1 and above) it serves as a healthy finger food to learn independent eating.
To make Jowar Golpapdi for Kids, you need only 3 ingredients – jowar flour, ghee and jaggery. Keep all the ingredients ready as you have to be quick in cooking and setting the mixture of golpapdi.
Also grease a thali of approx inch and keep it ready.
Now take ghee in a non-stick kadhai and allow it to heat. Add 2½ tbsp. of ghee. This will suffice to make 8 pieces.
Once the ghee is hot, add the jowar flour to it. While Sukhadi is usually made with wheat flour, this is a variation to it. Jowar flour used in this recipe is a good source of iron and will help to build your baby’s hemoglobin levels.
Mix well using a flat ladle.
Cook jowar flour for Golpapdi on a medium flame for 3 minutes. Ensure to keep stirring occasionally, else the flour might get burnt.
Remove from the flame and immediately add chopped jaggery to it.
Mix very well till the jaggery melts completely in the hot mixture of Golpapdi.
While the mixture is still warm, pour in into the greased thali.
Spread the mixture of Jowar Golpapdi for Kids evenly with the help of a small bowl (katori) or a flat spoon, whichever is comfortable for you.
Again while the mixture is still warm, immediately cut into diamond shaped pieces using a sharp knife. You will get 8 pieces approximately. You need to make pieces at this stage, as once the mixture has cooled down you won’t get uniform even shaped pieces. However remember to not separate them out from each other immediately, as this will also not result in uniform shaped pieces.
Keep Golpapdi for Toddlers aside to cool for at least 15 minutes.
Then separate out the pieces and serve Jowar Golpapdi to your kids. If you wish after cooling completely you can store them in an air-tight container. They will stay fresh for 2 to 3 days.
If your baby likes Jowar Golpapdi for Kids, then also try other teething foods like Ragi Uttapa for Babies and Toddlers and Vegetable Idli for Babies and Toddlers.
Nutrient values per piece
|Energy|| 81 kcal|
|Protein|| 0.7 gm|
|Carbohydrates|| 8.7 gm|
|Fat|| 4.8 gm|
|Iron|| 0.5 mg|
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