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Oats Khichdi for Babies

By Hemapriya Natesan @MyLittleMoppet

November 27, 2017 Leave a Comment

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Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth and are perfect for babies, kids and adults alike! Being gluten free and easily digestible, it’s an ideal food for babies who’re just starting solids. It is also rich in fiber and is a good source of important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. But even babies can get bored with the same old oatmeal! So give them some Indian flavor with this yummy Oats Khichdi for babies over six months.

Oats Khichdi for Babies

Oatmeal is a common dish prepared for babies across the world. Add some Indian flavor to regular oats to make a yummy Oats Khichdi for babies!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic cloves , chopped or minced
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped tomato
  • 2 tablespoon grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoon fresh green peas
  • 1 tablespoon sweet corn (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon coriander, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoon ghee

Method:

1. Heat a sauce pan and add ghee to it. Crackle cumin seeds.

2. Now add garlic followed by finely chopped onion.

Oats Khichdi for Babies

3. Saute for a while. Now add all the vegetables except coriander leaves and stir fry.

Oats Khichdi for Babies

4. Add salt (for babies over 1 year), turmeric powder and stir. Cover and cook the veggies for 2-3 minutes.

Oats Khichdi for Babies

5. Add 2 cups of water and let it to boil. Add the oats and mix well to avoid lumps.

Oats Khichdi for Babies

6. Simmer and cover the pan. Let the khichdi cook for 2-3 minutes. Add finely chopped coriander leaves and black pepper powder. Mix well and turn off the flame.

Oats Khichdi for Babies

7. Mash the veggies well with the help of back of a spoon. Serve the khichdi warm.

Oatmeal is a common dish prepared for babies across the world. Add some Indian flavor to regular oats to make a yummy Oats Khichdi for babies!

This Oats Khichdi for babies is very nutritious and easy to prepare, not to mention yummy! Please note that you shouldn’t add salt for babies under one year. You can add a spoon of ghee for older babies to increase the caloric content. You can also cook the khichdi in a pressure cooker so that it gets properly cooked in a short while.

Oatmeal is a common dish prepared for babies across the world. Add some Indian flavor to regular oats to make a yummy Oats Khichdi for babies!

Oats Khichdi for Babies  
Oats Khichdi for Babies
Save Print Oatmeal is a common dish prepared for babies across the world. Add some Indian flavor to regular oats to make this yummy Oats Khichdi for babies! Author: Poonam Recipe type: Lunch Cuisine: Indian INGREDIENTS
  • ¼ cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic cloves , chopped or minced
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped tomato
  • 2 tablespoon grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoon fresh green peas
  • 1 tablespoon sweet corn (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon coriander, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoon ghee
METHOD
  1. Heat a sauce pan and add ghee to it. Crackle cumin seeds.
  2. Now add garlic followed by finely chopped onion.
  3. Saute for a while. Now add all the vegetables except coriander leaves and stir fry.
  4. Add salt (for babies over 1 year), turmeric powder and stir. Cover and cook the veggies for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add 2 cups of water and let it to boil. Add the oats and mix well to avoid lumps.
  6. Simmer and cover the pan. Let the khichdi cook for 2-3 minutes. Add finely chopped coriander leaves and black pepper powder. Mix well and turn off the flame.
  7. Mash the veggies well with the help of back of a spoon. Serve the khichdi warm.
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