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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Mung bean ( Green gram ) Poridge

This is a good recipe for all age group, tasty and healthier too. Even babies 12+ months old can have this. If you are cooking this recipe for your 12+months old babies avoid fenugreek and coconut but add boiled milk and serve your baby will definetly love this. Here goes the recipe............


  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Mung bean/Green gram - 1/2 cup (if you want more mung bean make it 3/4 cup)
  • Fenugreek - 1 tablespoon 
  • Garlic - 10 cloves
  • Grated Coconut - 6 tablespoons
  • Salt - as per your taste
  • Water - 5 cups
  • Boiled Milk - 1/2 cup (optional)

Wash the rice and mung bean/green gram. Add water, rice, mung bean/green gram, fenugreek,garlic into the pressure cooker.

Once the water starts boiling put the weight and pressure cook it for 15 minutes on low flame.
Once done add salt, grated coconut and milk(you can avoid if you don't like) and serve.

Alternatively you can cook in a sauce pan. In that case heat sauce pan with water, once the water starts boiling add mung bean/green gram,fenugreek and cook for 10 minutes after that add rice , garlic and cook until rice and green gram become soft. Add salt, grated coconut and milk(you can avoid if you don't like) before serving.

Other toddler recipes........

                                            Toddler Foods

Ragi Kazhi/Poridge
for 6+ months old babies

Dhal (lentil/paruppu) and Mixed Veg Rice
for 8+ months old babies

Pasi parupu /Moong  dhal sadham
for 8+ months old babies

Feeding/Weaning Your Baby Tips
Feeding/Weaning Your Baby Tips

from 1+ year old babies

Carrot Milk
from 18+ months

Dates Paratha
from 18+ months

Banana Paratha
from 18+ months

Sweet Pasta with Fruits
from 18+ months

Sweet Rice Bread
from 18+ months

Chicken Soup
from 18+ months

Cheese Thosai
from 18+ months

Orange China grass pudding - A healthy dessert for kids
from 24+ months


schmetterlingwords said...

Green gram porridge is different and looks appetizing. Wow, you have many diff recipes for babies up your sleeves. Thank you for linking this with Healthy Morsels - Baby and Toddler foods :)

Reshmi Ahmed said...

This is yet another delicious porridge with green grams. Thank you Jemini once again for sending this to us :)

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Nice and healthy porridge,thanks for linking to the event...

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