Dal and Vegetable Soup (Baby and Toddler) Video by Tarla Dalal

Dal and Vegetable Soup (Baby and Toddler) Video by Tarla Dalal

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This colourful soup is a good way to combine dal and vegetables, giving your little one protein from dal and iron, calcium, folic acid, vitamin a and fibre from vegetables. Serve it with whole wheat bread sticks and watch your baby dip them into the soup and munch them with relish.


Recipe Description for Dal and Vegetable Soup ( Baby and Toddler)

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Makes 1 cup
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1 tbsp green moong dal (split green gram) , washed and drained
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage
1 tbsp chopped spinach (palak)
restricted quantity of salt

For The Garnish
1 tbsp crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)

For Serving
whole wheat bread sticks

  1. Combine all the ingredients along with 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  3. When cooled, blend it in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  4. Transfer the purée into a broad non-stick pan and add the salt. Mix well and bring to a boil.
  5. Garnish with paneer and serve lukewarm with whole wheat bread sticks.

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  1. If cow pea leaves are not available, you can use spinach instead. If your baby likes cheese, you can also add half slice of cheese to this soup.
Nutrient values for 1 cup
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateInvisible FatFibreVitamin ACalciumIronFolic Acid
79 kcal 5.5 gm 13.4 gm 0.4 gm 1.0 gm 983.3 mcg 84.4 mg 3.8 mg 43.5 mcg

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