PULSE MIX | BABY FOOD


PULSE MIX

Pulses are known for its fiber content.

Do consult elders before consumption.
Serves-3 Portion -1 Bowl.

How to make PULSE MIX for Baby?

Ingredients:

  • Whole wheat Flour/Atta – 30g
  • Bengal gram, de-husked – 30g
  • Lentil – 10g
  • Spinach powder – 2g
  • Milk/Water – 300 ml
  • Jaggery – 30g

Method:

  1. Roast both dals separately in a karahi in low flame.
  2. Powder all of them individually and mix them with roasted wheat flour.
  3. Before serving, heat milk/water, add jaggery and mix in the mixture.
  4. Cook for 2-3 min till done.

Points to remember:

  1. Nutritive content: It should have nutritive content per 100g. i.e, nutrient dense- the important nutrients beings carbohydrates, proteins, iron, vitamin A and C.
  2. Digestibility: Fiber content should not be more than 3-5g per 100g.
  3. Cooking time: Not more than 5-15 min.
  4. Texture
  • 4-6 months – semi solid, smooth texture.
  • 6-9 months – soft foods with small lumps.
  • 9-12 months – chopped and lumpy foods


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