Kerala Banana Powder also called the Ethakka Podi in Kerala is a completely natural and perfect First Food for your Babies. Kerala Banana Powder prepared using Raw Kerala Banana is a traditional food from the world-famous Land of Ayurveda. It can be given to babies in all seasons as they do not cause any cough or cold and the best part being an Immunity Booster Weight Gaining Food.

Kerala Banana Powder for Babies, Toddlers & Kids – Recipe #5

Kerala Banana Powder for babies toddlers & kids

Food given to babies should be 100% pure and natural. Banana porridge prepared from natural Kerala Banana Powder or Kannan Kaya powder is believed to be an ideal food for babies. My little one who was also a preemie started on this when she was 7 months old. She’s loved the taste of this so well that to date, 4 years old now, likes to have it occasionally.

When can I give my baby Kerala Banana Powder?

Once the baby completes 6 months and you start with Fruits and Vegetable Puree you can start this.

If you are unable to find Raw Kerala Banana or too occupied with a baby to make this at home, you can buy our Homemade Organic Kerala Banana Powder at our Store which is home delivered as well. “Store Bought, yet Mom Made”

 

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Kerala Banana Powder for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Kerala Banana Powder for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Kerala Banana Powder also called the Ethakka Podi in Kerala is a Complete Organic Natural and a perfect First Food for Your Babies.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  1. Fresh, Green and Raw Kerala Banana

Method

  1. Apply enough oil on your palm
  2. Make 4-5 slit vertically on each Banana with a knife
  3. Peel the skin
  4. Slice Banana as thin as possible using a Slicer
  5. Sun dry for 2-3 days until crisp
  6. Powder the sundried Banana chips and store until 6 months
  7. Make porridge using milk, ghee and/or jaggery

Things to remember before making the Kerala Banana powder

  • Make sure you dry the banana well before grinding it.
  • Always make small batches, so the powder stays fresh for long time.
  • You can store the powder in air tight container in fridge and store 6 months and above.

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Benefits of Kerala Banana Powder

  • Easily digestible early food doesn’t cause cough or cold.
  • Helps in healthy weight gain in the babies.
  • For treatment of dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • The high content of dietary fiber.
  • Power-packed with carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins.

Kerala Banana Powder for Babies

Preparation of Kerala Banana Porridge (Ethakka podi porridge)

Ingredients

  1. Raw Kerala Banana Powder – 2 tbsp
  2. Water / Milk – 1 cup
  3. Ghee – 1 tsp(optional)

Organic Jaggery Powder – optional(for 1 year above only)

Method

  1. Apply some oil to your hands, before peeling the raw banana.
    Kerala Banana Powder Porridge for Babies
  2. Cut the edges of it and start the peeling bananas. Slitting through the edges are easy than from bottom to top.
    Kerala Banana Powder Porridge for Babies

    Kerala Banana Powder Porridge for Babies

  3. Grate or cut the bananas in a round shape and sundry it for 2-3 days
    Kerala Banana Powder Porridge for Babies
  4. Once sun-dried, grind those pieces to make them into a fine powder. Kerala Banana Powder is ready to be used
    Kerala Banana Powder Porridge for Babies.
    Kerala Banana Powder Porridge for Babies

How to make Porridge :

  1. Add 2 tablespoon banana powder, mix with water or milk (1 cup) until it dissolves and lump-free
  2. Heat this mixture on low flame stirring continuously. Once it starts cooking add palm sugar or jaggery to it
  3. When the porridge starts coming off the sides of the cooking pan in which it is cooked, then it means that the porridge is well cooked.
  4. Switch off the flame add 1 or 1/2 tsp of pure ghee, Kerala Banana Porridge is ready to serve.

Kerala Banana Powder for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

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