Homemade Rice Cereal Recipe (Babies-4 months onward)
It is easy to digest, non-allergic and it is easy to swallow for the babies because of its smooth texture.
Rice cereal is one of the most common first foods given to babies all across the world. Rice cereal is highly recommended by pediatricians as first solid food to introduce. It is easy to digest, non-allergic and it is easy to swallow for the babies because of its smooth texture.
Rice cereal is versatile and you can make a lot of variations in baby food with it. You can mix vegetable and fruit purees with it and bring novelty to your baby's diet. Rice cereal is easy to prepare and carry when you are travelling and considered one of the safest foods for babies.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Baby Food recipes such as
- 1 cup Basmati rice
- Water , as required for cooking
How to make Homemade Rice Cereal Recipe (Babies-4 months onward)
To begin making the Homemade Rice Cereal, first wash the rice. Drain off the rice completely in a colander. Spread the rice on a clean white cloth. Leave it to air dry or fan dry for 30 to 50 minutes.
Once the rice becomes completely dry, begin roasting the rice. To roast the rice, place a pan on medium heat. Dry roast the rice on low flame for 5-7 minutes. Gradually the rice will begin to pop and splutter. Turn off the heat and let the rice cool.
Once the rice is cooled, put it in a clean mixer jar and grind it to a smooth powder. Your Rice Cereal is ready. Store it in an airtight container and use as required.
To prepare the Rice Cereal, place a saucepan on medium heat. Mix one tablespoon of rice cereal with 1/2 cup water in a bowl. pour the mixture in the saucepan. Stir continuously and let it simmer on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
Transfer the Rice Cereal in a serving bowl and feed it warm to your baby. Mix it with some milk or formula for added taste. Adjust the consistency of the cereal by adding little or more water or milk.