Multi Grain Khichdi Recipe for Babies
  • Rice – 3 tablespoons
  • Bajra - 2 teaspoons (optional)
  • Split yellow gram - 2 teaspoons
  • Broken wheat – 2 teaspoons
  • Split green gram- 1 teaspoon
  • Split chick pea grains- 1 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon- ¼ stick
  • Cloves - 1
  • Bay leaves- ½ to 1
  • Turmeric powder- 1 pinch
  • Cumin seeds- 1 teaspoon
  • Til – ½ tea spoon (optional)
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 tea spoon
  • Chopped vegetables (carrot, tomatoes, beans, brinjal, peas, pumpkin, cauliflower) - 1 cup
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Coriander powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Oil- 1 spoon
  • Water- 1½ to 2 glasses (quantity can be reduced if you want thick consistency)
  1. Take a vessel and add all the grains to it. Wash the grains twice and drain the excess water. Keep the multi grain mix aside.
  2. Heat oil in pressure cooker. Add cinnamon, clove, bay leaf, turmeric powder, cumin seeds and til to it. Stir for few seconds till they are sautéed well. Then add to it ginger garlic paste and chopped vegetables. Mix for a few seconds till it releases the flavor to oil.
  3. Add chopped vegetables to it and mix everything. Let vegetables cook for two minutes.
  4. Add multi grain mix to it. Stir all the content thoroughly. Let the grains turn beautiful golden brown.
  5. Add coriander powder and salt to it. Mix the ingredients and add water to the mixture.
  6. Mix everything well and allow it to pressure cook for three whistles.
  7. After khichdi gets cooked, pour a tea spoon of ghee over it.
Recipe by Bumps n Baby at