Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies


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Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies

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ज्वार एण्ड रागी पॉरिज - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies in Hindi) 

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A combination of two super grains, flavoured with deliciously sweet and iron-rich dates, this Jowar, Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies is a wholesome food that will keep your little one satiated and active for at least a couple of hours.

At the growing stage of 7 to 8 months feed Jowar, Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies. It is rich in essential nutrients like iron, protein, calcium and fibere.

This Jowar, Nachni and Date Porridge for Babies porridge is tasty too, which makes it an ideal food for this age, when children start discerning flavours and textures.

Do not add sugar or jaggery to this Jowar, Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies as dates do the job of lending natural sweetness. Also sugar or jaggery at this age is not recommended by most pediatricians.

Also try other porridge recipes like a href="Bajra-Porridge-for-Babies-38838r">Bajra Porridge for Babies and a href="Bulgur-Wheat-Porridge-for-Babies-3060r">Bulgur Wheat Porridge for Babies.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.5 cup
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Ingredients

For Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge For Babies
1/2 tbsp whole jowar (white millet) , washed and drained
1/2 tbsp whole ragi (nachni / red millet) , washed and drained
2 dates (khajur) , deseeded
Method
For jowar ragi and date porridge for babies

    For jowar ragi and date porridge for babies
  1. Combine the whole jowar, whole ragi, dates and ½ cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Blend in a mixer using ½ cup of water till smooth.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Cool the jowar, ragi and date porridge for babies slightly and serve lukewarm.

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If your baby loves Jowar Ragi Porridge

  1. If your baby loves Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies, then also try other semi-solid foods after 8 months like
     

Notes for Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies

  1. Weaning is a period of experiments, both for you and baby. Wean gradually over a period of time. 
     
  2. During the initial days of weaning, let your baby lick and fell the flavours and textures. 
  3. Begin with only a tbsp. and gradually increase the quantity of Jowar Ragi Porridge for Babies. 
  4. When introducing a new food, try during the day time. Babies are fresh and digestion will also be completed before the day ends. 
  5. Do not add sugar or salt to their food till they age of 1 yea. Consult your pediatrician if required. 
  6. Try not to show any sort of dislike towards a particular foods, as babies are good imitators. 

For Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies

  1. For Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies, first select the right jowar. Also known as sorghum or white millet, the jowar grains should be clean, dust free and without any infestations or foul odour. It is better to opt for organic grains, if possible.
  2. Then select good quality whole ragi. Also known as nachni commonly, check that these grains are of even colour and free of contamination and moisture. 
  3. Also select good quality dates. Select those that are smooth-skinned, glossy and plump. Avoid dates that are broken, cracked, dried, shriveled or sour-smelling. They are available with or without seeds, choose as per your convenience.   
  4. If you have bought dates with seeds, deseed them first and discard the seeds. You may even chop the date at this stage before pressure cooking.  
  5. Combine the whole jowar and ragi in a bowl to make Jowar Nachni Porridge for Babies.  
  6. Wash them with clean to make it free of dirt if any. Wash it under running water to prevent any sort of contamination.  
  7. Drain the excess water using a strainer and discard it. 
  8. Transfer the jowar and ragi into a clean pressure cooker. 
  9. Add dates to it. They add sweetness along with some iron and fiber. 
  10. Add ½ cup of water to it for cooking Jowar Nachni Date Porridge for Babies. 
  11. Mix all the ingredients well with the help of a ladle. 
  12. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. 
  13. Open the lid. This is how cooked mixture for Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies will look like. Again cool it slightly before blending. 
  14. Transfer the mixture into a mixer jar. 
  15. Again add ½ cup of water. This will ensure that the process of blending is easier and you get a smooth mixture. 
  16. Blend till smooth. No chunks of cooked mixture should remain. 
  17. Transfer the blended mixture of Jowar Nachni Dates Porridge for Babies into a broad non-stick pan. 
  18. Cook Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. On cooking the porridge will gets itds perfect consistency.
  19. Cool slightly and serve Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge for Babies lukewarm.
  20. If your baby enjoys Jowar Nachni Dates Porridge for Babies, also try other porridge like Bajra Porridge for Babies and Bulgur Wheat Porridge for Babies

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per 1/2 cup
Energy65 cal
Protein1.2 g
Carbohydrates14.7 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.2 mg

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Reviews

Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge ( Baby and Toddler)
5
 on 08 Nov 17 11:16 AM


can we use flour instead of whole Rahi and Jowar?
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Tarla Dalal    Yes you can use the flour, but then the method will be totally different. You can try it and share your feedback.
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09 Nov 17 03:52 PM
Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge ( Baby and Toddler)
5
 on 05 Nov 17 07:17 PM


Tarla dalal ji,1question arise can we give ds for breakfast??
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Tarla Dalal    Yes you can serve it for breakfast.
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06 Nov 17 10:10 AM
ज्वार एण्ड रागी पॉरिज
5
 on 19 May 17 01:28 AM


Very nice recipes and very easy your method thanks trlaji
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Tarla Dalal    Great to know that Bharti that this dish worked out well for you. Do keep trying more and more recipes and share your feedback. Happy Cooking!!!
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19 May 17 09:21 AM
ज्वार एण्ड रागी पॉरिज
5
 on 19 May 17 01:27 AM


Very nice recipes and very easy your method thanks trlaji
Jowar and Ragi Porridge ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
5
 on 13 Jul 15 02:53 PM


Whole jowar and ragi with dates are used to make this porridge. It''s quite a good variation to make porridge this way instead of making with flours. Dates make the porridge really sweet and flavourful.