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Atta or whole wheat flour is a necessary add-on to your kid’s diet as it is rich in carbs, proteins, fibre, several vitamins and minerals. Wheat is a staple food in many regions of India. Introduce wheat a little later in the child’s food list as some children do exhibit intolerance to gluten present in wheat, especially if introduced earlier than six months. This atta porridge is easy to make, and your kid is bound to enjoy it. Give it a try with this simple recipe.
|Serves||Preparation Time||Cooking Time|
|3 People||2 Minutes||15 Minutes|
- 2 tsp (teaspoons) of ghee
- 5 tsps of wheat flour
- Pinch of elaichi powder (cardamom)
- 2 tsps of jaggery
- 1 cup of milk
Heat ghee in a kadhai on a low flame.
Add wheat flour and roast well till you get the aroma of cooked atta or it turns brownish.
Take ½ cup milk and mix the atta. Stir continuously to avoid lump formation.
Boil the remaining milk and gradually add the atta mixture to it.
Mix in elaichi powder and jaggery.
Keep stirring continuously, till the mixture is cooked and pasty.
Serving Size: 1 serving
|Calories||237.4||Total Fat||11.2 g|
|Saturated Fat||0.3 g||Polyunsaturated Fat||0.6 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0.9 g||Cholesterol||0.0 mg|
|Sodium||26.4 mg||Potassium||188.9 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate||33.2 g||Dietary Fiber||3.6 g|
|Sugars||0.2 g||Protein||4.5 g|
|Vitamin A||24.4 %||Vitamin B||12 0.0 %|
|Vitamin B||6 5.3 %||Vitamin C||13.1 %|
|Vitamin D||0.0 %||Vitamin E||2.2 %|
|Calcium||2.1 %||Copper||4.1 %|
|Folate||4.8 %||Iron||3.6 %|
|Magnesium||4.8 %||Manganese||9.9 %|
|Niacin||4.6 %||Pantothenic Acid||1.7 %|
|Phosphorus||4.3 %||Riboflavin||2.5 %|
|Selenium||1.1 %||Thiamin||3.7 %|
|Zinc 2.1 %|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.