Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe For Babies And Toddlers Over 10 Months

Moong Dal Khichdi is a great way to introduce your baby/toddler to the flavours of Indian cuisine, at the same time making sure that a wholesome and healthy meal is being fed to your baby.

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Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe For Babies And Toddlers Over 10 Months
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Moong Dal Khichdi or Mixed Vegetable Dal Rice is a great way to introduce babies/toddlers to different textures and taste of our Indian cuisine. The mixture of rice and dal along with cooked beans, carrots and tempered with jeera, asafoetida makes for a great beginning and a healthy meal for your babies and toddlers. 

Serve this delicious Moong Dal Khichdi to your babies and toddlers who are over 10 months of age for a wholesome lunch. 

If you like this recipe of Moong Dal Khichdi, here are a few Baby/Toddler meals that you should try. 

  1. Carrot Poriyal/Sabzi for Babies and Toddlers 10 Months and Above
  2. Curd Rice Thayir Sadam (Dahi Bhaat) - For Babies & Toddlers Over 10 Months
  3. Dal Chawal/ Paruppu Sadam -Baby & Toddler Recipe above 10 months

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • 1/4 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , finely chopped
  • 3 Green beans (French Beans) , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt , a pinch

How to make Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe For Babies And Toddlers Over 10 Months

  1. To begin making the Moong Dal Khichdi For Babies And Toddlers, add yellow moong dal and rice along with 1 cup water in a pressure cooker.

  2. Pressure cook the dal and rice for 3 whistles, reduce the flame to low and leave it for 2 minutes. 

  3. After 2 minutes, turn off the flame and let the pressure release naturally. 

  4. Meanwhile, in another pressure cooker, add the chopped carrots, beans, add 2 tablespoons water and pressure cook for 2 whistles. 

  5. Turn off the heat and run the pressure cooker under cold water to release the pressure. This will ensure that the vegetables are cooked without losing its colour and nutrition. 

  6. Next, place a kadai on low heat and add ghee. Once the ghee melts, add jeera and allow it to crackle. 

  7. Once the jeera has crackled, add asafoetida and mix well into the ghee. Add cooked carrots, beans, cooked dal and rice khichdi along with a pinch of salt.

  8. Stir to combine the Moong Dal Khichdi For Babies And Toddlers until it becomes almost smooth. Turn off heat. Moong Dal Khichdi for your baby is ready. 

  9. Serve this Moong Dal Khichdi to your babies/toddlers who are over 10 months for a wholesome lunch meal.  

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