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Baby Food : Breakfast Idli recipe | Vegetable Idlis |Carrot Idlis | Banana Idlis | 8+ months baby

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The versatile Idli recipe can take on many avatars. Today I am sharing with you 4 unique Stuffed Idli recipes.
These can be served to your 8+ months babies or even to your toddler as well as your kids. These idli recipes are ideal for breakfast ,
kids lunch box or as evening snack for children as it has a good combination of carbohydrates and protein.

Benefits of Idli to babies

The fermentation process increases the bio availability of proteins and enhances the vitamin B content of the food.
As it is steamed, fat content is low and it is easily digestible.
Use of dal and rice in idli is a good combination as the amino acids in them complement each other.
Idli is nutritious as it is a rich source of carbohydrates, fibres and proteins.

Potato Idli is a wholesome baby food, which provides energy as well as other nutrients to baby’s growing body.
This idli is also easy to digest and can be given to baby once he/she turns 8 months old.

Carrot Idli features colorful grated carrot which adds more fiber whereas rice makes a good combination of
carbohydrates and proteins in good amount for keeping you baby bouncing with health and energy all the day through.

The sweet yellow banana, is a highly nutritious fruit rich in proteins. It can now be added to idli batter to make hot banana idlis.
It is best to eat this yummy sweet treat with a little milk.

Green peas and corn idlis enhance the protein content of the idli.
These idli was very soft and had a melt in mouth texture. The mild sweetness of peas was an interesting addition to the flavour.
Also the light green coloured idlis were really beautiful to look at.

Potato Idli

Ingredients

1 cup rice/rava idli batter
ghee for greasing

For stuffing

1 small boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
salt to taste

For Serving

Sambhar or any chutney

Directions || How to make stuffed potato idlis

Mash the potato well and add salt and mix it well.
Grease the idli plates with a little ghee
Pour approx. 2 tbsp of the idli batter in each mould and put 1 tbsp of the mashed potato in each mould and spread it lightly.
Steam in a steamer for 12 minutes or till the idlis are cooked.
If using microwave idli maker , microwave idlis for 2 and a half minutes only.
Allow the idlis to cool slightly and demould them.
Serve hot with sambhar, coconut chutney or tomato chutney.

Carrot Idli

Ingredients

1 cup rice/rava idli batter
ghee for greasing

For stuffing

1 small grated carrot

For Serving

Sambhar or any chutney

Directions || How to make stuffed carrot idlis

Grease the idli plates with a little ghee
Pour approx. 1 tbsp of the idli batter in each mould and put 1 tbsp of the grated carrot in each mould and spread it lightly.
Pour 1 tbsp of idli batter over it.
Steam in a steamer for 12 minutes or till the idlis are cooked.
If using microwave idli maker , microwave idlis for 2 and a half minutes only.
Allow the idlis to cool slightly and demould them.
Serve hot with sambhar, coconut chutney or tomato chutney.

 

Banana Idli

INGREDIENTS

1 cup rice/rava idli batter
ghee for greasing

For stuffing

1 small yellow banana

For Serving

Milk or ghee

Directions || How to make stuffed banana idlis

Peel the bananas and make the puree ( discard the peel)

Grease the idli plates with a little ghee
Pour approx. 1 tbsp of the idli batter in each mould and put 1 tbsp of the banana puree in each mould and spread it lightly.
Pour 1 tbsp of idli batter over it.
Steam in a steamer for 12 minutes or till the idlis are cooked.
If using microwave idli maker , microwave idlis for 2 and a half minutes only.
Allow the idlis to cool slightly and demould them.
Transfer the Banana Idlis on to a plate and serve these idlis to you babies with milk.

Green peas and corn idlis

INGREDIENTS

1 cup rice/rava idli batter
ghee for greasing

For stuffing

1/4 cup boiled green peas
1/4 cup boiled sweet corn.
1/2 tsp salt

For Serving

Sambhar or any chutney

Directions || How to make stuffed peas and corn idlis

Grind the peas and salt to a coarse paste.
Grease the idli plates with a little ghee.
Add the idli batter to coarsely ground peas corn mixture and salt to taste. Mix well.
Pour approx. 2 tbsp of the idli batter mixture in each mould.
Steam in a steamer for 12 minutes or till the idlis are cooked.
If using microwave idli maker , microwave idlis for 2 and a half minutes only.
Allow the idlis to cool slightly and demould them.
Serve hot with sambhar, coconut chutney or tomato chutney.

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Baby recipes for stage 1 (4 to 6 months)

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Rice and Moong Dal water

So is your baby ready for weaning , if yes ,the first think you should introduce to your baby diet is rice water and slowly and gradually after 3-4 days start with moong dal water.Now why rice water ?? Rice water is good for treating diarrhea and it helps to treat constipation as its smooth on digestive system.It helps to keep your baby dehydrated, you can feed your baby every 3-4 hours a day.
Next step is to introduce Moong dal water , now why moong dal ?? among all the lentils,moong is the most safe and non allergic food,its one of the best food for your babies.It includes a good source of vitamins,minerals and protein,also it is easy to digest
Watch step by step how to introduce both these food to your baby’s daily diet.
Please read the instructions before introducing any baby food.Read full recipe..


Baby Fruits Puree

 

So are you ready to introduce fruits to your baby ?? If yes , you should understand one thing that babies are born with a sweet tooth hence they are likely to enjoy fruits more than vegetables.

The best thing is that fruits are very essential  and plays very important role in baby’s diet as its full of vitamins and minerals.

Read full recipe ..


Vegetables Puree

Carrots , peas and sweet potatoes are the best vegetables purees to start for 4-6 old infants.

carrots make a good first vegetable puree as carrots are excellent source of vitamin A,and its rich in fibers which helps infant to have normal bowel movements.

Peas , the next nutritional food for baby as peas contain protein and it also provides Calcium,Vitamin A and C as well as Iron.

Sweet potatoes are a great first food for infants.They are rich in fiber and starch that soothes the stomach and the intestines, and makes the movement of food much smoother.Babies and kids love sweet potatoes.Read full recipe..


Rice and Dal Home made cerelac powder

Rice Dal homemade cerelac makes very handy whenever you want to make instant food for baby.
The health benefits of moong dal for babies include good source of vitamins, minerals, and protein
and easy to digest. I made this rice dal porridge powder in small quantity but you can make it in bulk for a month.
Store it in air tight container and use it whenever required.Try to introduce this porridge after you have started rice and moong dal water separately for your little one.Read more..

Women’s Day quick recipe Contest

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Contest Details
Contest Name: Women’s Day Quick recipe Contest

Cook up a quick recipe on this woman’s day ,it can be anything starter ,dessert snacks or beverages for any special women in your life ,
it can anyone your mom , daugther , wife ,sister or friend.
Winner shall be announced on 26th March 2017

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Post your recipe on https://www.facebook.com/KomalFiesta/
Email us the recipe with proper and clear pictures of the dish (step wise pics are also welcomed) in the below format

Recipe name

Few lines on for whom you have made this dish and why?
Preparation time
Cooking time
Serves
Recipe photo
Ingredients
Directions/Method/Steps along with the images(optional)
Email your recipe on komalfiesta13@gmail.com

Winners would be selected by our team.

Prizes to be won

1)Winner’s certificate – 1st , 2nd and 3rd Position
2)Chance to have your recipe published on our website along with its name and photo(optional)

Contest terms & conditions

Only recipes sent on email shall be acceptable

The recipe should not exceed 30 mins in total

So all the best to all the contestant who are willing to join this contest
Looking forward for the innovative recipes soon.

Simple and quick Oreo pudding

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Bharli Vangi/Stuffed Baigan/Brinjals

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