A combination of cereals like jowar and ragi will also be a good alternative for a wholesome and satisfactory porridge for your baby now that she is growing rapidly and her appetite is also increasing. It will keep her satisfied for a couple of hours. Dates are used to sweeten this porridge as they provide iron and fibre in substantial quantities.
|Whole jowar||1/2 Tablespoon , washed and drained (white millet)|
|Whole ragi grain||1/2 Tablespoon , washed and drained (nachni/red millet)|
|Dates||2 , deseeded|
|Milk||3/4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
1. In pressure cooker, combine jowar, ragi, dates and cup of water. Pressure cook for 3 whistles. After the steam escapes, open the lid and allow the mixture to cool.
2. Once cooled, transfer the mixture into a mixer, add cup of water and milk. Blend until smooth.
3. Transfer the mixture into a pan and bring to a boil, stirring continuously.
4. Serve lukewarm