Nutritional Facts of Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler ), Calories in Moong Dal Water ( Baby and Toddler )

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Is moong dal water for babies , moong daal ka paani recipe for babies healthy?

yes, this is totally healthy.

  1. Always consult with your doctor for the age to start weaning.
  2. This moong dal water is full of protein which supports baby’s growth in the beginning stages of weaning.
  3. Do not add salt to water while cooking rice. Babies at the age of 6 months don't have a well-developed kidney, so salt is not recommended by most pediatrician.
  4. Feed only small quantity when introducing Moong Dal Water for Babies for the first time and gradually increase the quantity.
  5. Strain this moong dal water in the beginning at around 6 months and as your baby moves on to 7-8 months, you can avoid straining.
  6. Always sterilize all the bowls, spoons and equipment before use.


What's good.

1. Yellow Moong Dal : The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Packed with nutrients like zinc (1.4 mg), protein (12.2 mg) and iron (1.95 mg), yellow moong dal helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin and help to keep it moist.  Fiberpotassium and magnesium from yellow moong dal will work together to regulate blood pressure and soothe the nerves and is diabetic friendly. See here for details of 7 amazing benefits of yellow moong dal


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This nourishing moong dal water is an ideal weaning food, as its texture is similar to that of breast milk, which will make it comfortable for the child to enjoy it. After rice water, moong dal ka paani was amongst the first few weaning foods in ancient time which hold true even today. Learn how to make dal water for babies above 6 months. 


To make moong dal water for babies, wash the yellow moong dal and combine it with water in a pressure cooker. Pressure cook it for 3 whistles and allow the cooker to cool down. Add some water to adjust the consistency to thin and then blend till really smooth. Strain the water and serve it lukewarm to your bundle of joy. 


The moong daal ka paani recipe for babies has been strained in this recipe as babies at six months cannot digest whole cereals and pulses. A few weeks later, you can stop straining it and enhance the recipe further by adding a tadka of ghee, jeera and turmeric powder.

This moong dal pani for baby is a protein rich this weaning food. The taste of yellow moong dal water is accepted by most babies. Moreover yellow moong dal is also easily digestible and thus not very heavy for little tummies. 


You can also try the same recipe with masoor dal once your little one is accustomed to moong daal ka paani recipe for babies. 



Value per cup% Daily Values
Energy97 cal5%
Protein6.9 g13%
Carbohydrates16.8 g6%
Fiber2.3 g9%
Fat0.3 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A13.7 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)39.2 mcg20%
Calcium21 mg4%
Iron1.1 mg5%
Magnesium31.1 mg9%
Phosphorus1.3 mg0%
Sodium7.6 mg0%
Potassium322 mg7%
Zinc0.8 mg8%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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