Moong dal khichdi for babies with vegetable is surely one of the best ways to prepare a balanced and nutritious meal. Vegetables in the khichdi add a different flavor, taste and texture, which babies will love. Add variety to your child's diet by using several veggies, however, be sure the vegetables have already been introduced to your baby's diet before and that the child is not allergic to any of them. Use all the veggies available in your kitchen to make a wholesome meal for your baby.
2/3 cup rice
1/3 cup moong dal (split green gram)
1 medium size onion, finely chopped
1 cup mix vegetables of choice, chopped
3¼ cups water
1 tbsp (tablespoons) ghee
5-6 curry leaves
1/4 tsp (teaspoon) cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp coriander leaves(chopped)
Salt to taste
1 Wash and soak rice and moong dal separately in water for 30 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
2 Finely chop mix vegetables of your choice.
3 Heat ghee in a pressure cooker over medium flame. When ghee is hot, add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Sauté for 30-40 seconds.
4 Add chopped onion and sauté until it turns light brown or for approx. 1-2 minutes.
5 Add mixed vegetables and sauté for 2 minutes.
6 Add soaked rice, moong dal, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
7 Add water and cover the pressure cooker with the lid. Let it cook for 10-15 minutes for two whistles.
8 Turn off the flame. Once the pressure is off, open/remove the lid and garnish it .....