Parboiled Rice Porridge for Toddlers

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 kg - parboiled rice (Puzhungal Arisi)
  • 50 g - omam
  • 20 - badam
  • 20 - cashew
  • Palm Sugar as needed

How to Make Parboiled Rice Porridge for Toddlers

  • Rinse the parboiled rice in water, and in a clean white dhoti or towel spread the wet rice evenly.
  • Allow the wet rice to dry in the towel.
  • Take the dried rice in a container and add omam, badam and cashew.
  • Grind the above ingredients in a rice mill to a nice powder.
  • You can also try grinding it in a mixer at home in smaller quantities and sieve to remove lumps and again grind the lumps to get a nice kanji powder.
  • Method for preparing porridge:
  • Soak some palm sugar in water, and extract the juice using a filter.
  • After preparing the porridge powder, based on the age of the baby, take a little quantity (1 tsp) on the first day and add a little water. Stir well to avoid lumps.
  • Keep the diluted porridge flour on the flame and keep stirring and add little water again. Make sure the porridge is cooked completely and it becomes semi-solid.
  • Add palm/cane sugar, and stir well and remove from flame.