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Hello Dr. Plz let me know is it cerelac is good for babies...i m giving 8months cerelac to my 8 month baby....which mashed vegetables or fruits can i give to my baby?



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Yes you can go with homemade cerelac: ▢1 cup rice ▢2 tbsp moong dal ▢2 tbsp masoor dal ▢2 tbsp black urad dal ▢2 tbsp horse gram ▢7 almond / badam ▢2 tbsp broken wheat ▢water (for rinsing) INSTRUCTIONS homemade cerelac powder preparation: firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup rice and rinse with enough water. drain off the water and spread on clean kitchen towel. allow it to dry for 30 minutes. you can sun dry to hasten the process. in another bowl, take 2 tbsp moong dal, 2 tbsp masoor dal, 2 tbsp black urad dal, 2 tbsp horse gram and 7 almond. rinse with enough water to get rid of dust and impurities. drain off the water and spread on clean kitchen towel. allow it to dry for 30 minutes. now take dried rice and roast on low flame. roast until the rice turns fully dry. it takes 10 minutes, to dry completely on low flame. cool completely, and transfer to the plate. once the lentil is dried completely, transfer to the pan and start to roast. roast on low flame until it dries completely. cool completely, and transfer to the plate. now take the mixture to a blender and blend to a fine powder. sieve the powder using a fine mesh to prevent any grains. store the homemade cerelac mixture in an airtight container and use it up to a month. to prepare the cerelac baby food: firstly, take 1 tbsp of mixture in a clean saucepan. add 2 cup of water and start to whisk making sure there are no lumps. now place the pan on low flame and stir continuously. cook for 10-12 minutes or until the mixture thickens and cooked completely. finally, serve the baby food prepared from homemade cerelac for 6 months above babies.

Thank you for ur advice dr

Thank you so much Dr. Pooja Marathe for ur advice.

Thank you so much Dr. Pooja Marathe for ur advice.


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