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A golden and yellow grain with versatile properties and good for cooking. A chewy grain with nutty-like flavors and goodness is a must-have in one’s diet. Barley is known is for its impressive health benefits with high fiber content, supplies antioxidants to the body protect against Diabetes hence it’s one of the best and has its own qualities in all the whole grain choices. Low in fat and calories but more in fiber making it stand equal with Quinoa, millet, brown rice, and even sorghum.

Barley Moong Khichdi for babies, toddlers, kids & family

BARLEY MOONG KHICHDI for Babies, Toddlers, Kids & Family Protein rich 6-8 months baby food

Barley in Jave Godhi in Kannada, Jau in Hindi, Parli in Tamil, Jab in Bengali, Satu in Marathi, and Barli or Pachcha Yavulu in Telugu. Having different names showing and delivering its qualities and goodness throughout the world Barley is much required in one’s diet for nutrition and health.  Barley Khichdi/Khichuri/Khichri can be given to 8 Months +

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Barley Moong Khichdi for babies, toddlers, kids & family

BARLEY MOONG KHICHDI for Babies, Toddlers, Kids & Family

Barley moong khichdi is a wholesome weight gaining food for the baby's and toddlers and a natural power packed meal for instant energy.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Breakfast, evening snacks, dinner
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  1. Barley - 1/4 cup
  2. Moong Dal - 2 tbsp
  3. Oil/ Ghee/ Butter - 1 tsp
  4. Curry Leaves - 4-5 numbers
  5. Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
  6. Asafoetida - Pinch
  7. Turmeric Powder - Pinch
  8. Pepper - Pinch
  9. Salt - Optional

Method

  1. Add Oil/ Ghee/ Butter - 1 tsp, Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp  and 4-5 Curry leaves, now add Barley - 1/4 cup and Moong Dal - 2 tbsp.
  2. Now add a pinch of Pepper, Turmeric, Asafoetida, and Salt (Optional) and add 1 cup Water.
  3. Give a quick stir and close the cooker and allow 3 whistles.
  4. After the cooker cools down mix it and serve to the serving bowl.
  5. Barley Moong Khichdi is ready to serve for baby's and toddlers.

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Barley Moong Khichdi for babies, toddlers, kids & family

Barley Moong Khichdi for babies, kids hindi kannada

 

Ingredients to cook Barley Moong Khichdi :

  1. Barley – 1/4 cup
  2. Moong Dal – 2 tbsp
  3. Oil/ Ghee/ Butter – 1 tsp
  4. Curry Leaves – 4-5 numbers
  5. Cumin Seeds – 1/4 tsp
  6. Asafoetida – Pinch
  7. Turmeric Powder – Pinch
  8. Pepper – Pinch
  9. Salt – Optional

Method of cooking Barley Moong Khichdi :

1. Take a pan, add Oil/ Ghee/ Butter, Cumin seeds, and Curry leaves, now add Barley  and Moong Dal 

barley moong khichdi for babies, toddlers and kids 2. Now add a pinch of Pepper, Turmeric, Asafoetida, and Salt (Optional) and add Water.

barley moong khichdi for babies, toddlers and kids

3. Give a quick stir and close the cooker and allow 3 whistles.

barley moong khichdi for babies, toddlers and kids

4. After the cooker cools downmix it and serve to the serving bowl.

5. Barley Moong Khichdi is ready to serve babies and toddlers.

Barley Moong Khichdi for babies, toddlers, kids & family

Barley Moong Khichdi for babies, kids hindi kannada

 

 Note :

  1. Consult the pediatrician before introducing any new food to the baby.
  2. You can mash or grind the mixture if necessary.
  3. Add spices and salt according to babies’ age and liking. 
  4. If there is a family history of gluten allergy or celiac disease you may have to carefully introduce barley to babies.

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