Moong Dal Pani Recipe- Dal Soup For Babies 6 months & above
Moong Dal Pani is a healthy and light soup that you can give the babies who are 6 months and above. It's packed with protein and taste.
Moong Dal Soup/ Pani is a recipe for babies that can be prepared in less than 20 minutes and fed to toddlers from 7 months onwards. The soup is really delicious as it is cooked with ghee, hing and cumin powder. You can feed this dal paani to your babies from the age of 6 months onwards up to the age of 18 months and more.
Dal is an important protein food that has to be introduced to your baby/toddler's diet. In addition to protein, it's a great way to introduce the Indian baby food so they begin to develop the tastes from the Indian cuisine.
Serve Moong Dal Pani/Soup to your baby/toddler from 6 months onwards as a lunch meal or a dinner meal.
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- 1/4 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
- 1/2 cup Water
- 1/4 teaspoon Ghee
- Turmeric powder (Haldi) , a pinch
- Asafoetida (hing) , a pinch
- Cumin powder (Jeera) , a pinch
- Salt , a pinch
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a few chopped (8 months onwards)
How to make Moong Dal Pani Recipe- Dal Soup For Babies 6 months & above
To begin making Moong Dal Soup or Moong Pani For Babies and Toddlers Recipe, pressure cook the Yellow Moong dal , along with a pinch of salt and half cup of water in a pressure cooker for 3 to 4 whistles and turn off the heat.
Allow the pressure to release naturally. Once the pressure is released, add it to a mixer grinder and make a smooth puree.
The next step is to make the tadka for the Moong Dal Pani/ Soup.
Heat ghee in a pan over medium heat. Add the asafoetida, turmeric powder and cumin powder and stir for a few seconds. Pour the pureed dal into the ghee tadka and give it a quick boil. Adjust the consistency of the soup by adding water if required and turn off the heat.
Serve Moong Dal Paani/Soup to your baby/toddler from 6 months onwards as a lunch meal or a dinner meal.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve/feed it to your toddlers after 8 months so that they can understand the texture and taste of coriander leaves as well.