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Sweet Potato Poha Porridge is a calcium-rich porridge made using natural dates powder. As poha can be soaked and cooked quickly and this recipe be made along with cooked sweet potato, it’s a great time-saving dish too. The grainy porridge is a great way to introduce textures to growing, curious babies.

Sweet Potatoes make a very healthy baby food. The versatility of this to adapt to any type of food makes it easier for us to include in baby-friendly foods. We can make purees, pancakes also dosas using this Sweet Potato. Also, it is always important to introduce different varieties with a combination of vegetables, pulses, millets, or grains to balance the nutrition required for your baby, which is taken care of here. This can be given to babies from 6+ Months.

Benefits of Sweet Potato

  • Rich in, Calcium and Folate – Improves bone health
  • Loaded with Vitamins – Enhances growth and nourishment for your baby.
  • Low fat and high carb – Keeps baby energized and full for a longer period.
  • Fiber-Rich – Easily Digestible, prevents constipation.

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Sweet Potato Poha Porridge for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids

Sweet Potato Poha Porridge for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids

A perfect combination for porridge as Sweet Potato binds well with Poha. Sweet Potato Poha Porridge is one of the easiest calcium-rich porridge that one can prepare at home.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Porridge, Dessert
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  1. Sweet Potato – 1 cooked
  2. Poha/Beaten Rice – 1/4 cup
  3. Dry Dates Powder – 1 tbsp
  4. Cardamom – a pinch
  5. Water – As needed
  6. Ghee – As needed

Method

  1. Take Poha in a wide bowl, rinse and soak for 10-15 minutes. After 10 -15 minutes, rinse the water from poha, keep it ready in the bowl. In another wide pan, take boiled sweet potatoes, peel the skin keep it ready for mashing.
  2. In the same wide pan, add the soaked poha and mash it along with Sweet Potato. To naturally sweeten the porridge add Dry Dates Powder.
  3. Add cardamom powder and milk along. To this add ghee and mix it well on low/medium flame by continuously stirring the mixture.
  4. For younger babies, you mash it further while the mixture is cooking. Mix and cook continuously on low flame for the perfect consistency. You can even add dry fruits tossed in ghee at this stage and serve it as a Kheer. Delicious Sweet Potato Poha Porridge is ready to be served.

Note:

  • Soak poha for a longer time if you want it softer for babies.
  • Cook the Sweet Potato for  1-2 whistles only.
  • Instead of Dry Dates Powder, Jaggery or Almond Jaggery Powder or any other Natural Sweeteners can be added.
  •  This porridge can even be used as a fasting recipe or as a morning breakfast. It will be a filling dish.

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Sweet Potato Poha Porridge for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids

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Method of making Sweet Potato Poha Porridge

  1. Take Poha in a wide bowl, rinse and soak for 10-15 minutes. After 10 -15 minutes, rinse the water from poha, keep it ready in the bowl. In another wide pan, take boiled sweet potatoes, peel the skin keep it ready for mashing.
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  2. In the same wide pan, add the soaked poha and mash it along with Sweet Potato. To naturally sweeten the porridge add Dry Dates Powder.
    Sweet Potato Poha Porridge 6 months baby foo porridge recipes poha recipes sweet potato recipes for babies and toddlers dessert recipes for kids porridge for babies poha for babies and toddlers sweet potato for toddlers and babies naturally sweetened dessert recipes weight gaining recipes for babies toddlers and kids
  3. Add cardamom powder and milk along. To this add ghee and mix it well on low/medium flame by continuously stirring the mixture.
    Sweet Potato Poha Porridge 6 months baby foo porridge recipes poha recipes sweet potato recipes for babies and toddlers dessert recipes for kids porridge for babies poha for babies and toddlers sweet potato for toddlers and babies naturally sweetened dessert recipes weight gaining recipes for babies toddlers and kids
  4. For younger babies, you mash it further while the mixture is cooking. Mix and cook continuously on low flame for the perfect consistency. You can even add dry fruits tossed in ghee at this stage and serve it as a Kheer. Delicious Sweet Potato Poha Porridge is ready to be served.
    Sweet Potato Poha Porridge 6 months baby foo porridge recipes poha recipes sweet potato recipes for babies and toddlers dessert recipes for kids porridge for babies poha for babies and toddlers sweet potato for toddlers and babies naturally sweetened dessert recipes weight gaining recipes for babies toddlers and kids

Note:

  • Soak poha for a longer time if you want it softer for babies.
  • Cook the Sweet Potato for 1-2 whistles only.
  • Instead of Dry Dates Powder, Jaggery or Almond Jaggery Powder or any other Natural Sweeteners can be added.
  • This porridge can even be used as a fasting recipe or as a morning breakfast. It will be a filling dish.

Sweet Potato Poha Porridge for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids

Sweet Potato Poha Porridge 6 months baby foo porridge recipes poha recipes sweet potato recipes for babies and toddlers dessert recipes for kids porridge for babies poha for babies and toddlers sweet potato for toddlers and babies naturally sweetened dessert recipes weight gaining recipes for babies toddlers and kids

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