How to Make Mashed mix vegetable khichdi - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Mashed mix vegetable khichdi

Moong dal khichdi for babies with vegetable is surely one of the best ways to prepare a balanced and nutritious meal. Vegetables in the khichdi add a different flavor, taste and texture, which babies will love. Add variety to your child’s diet by using several veggies, however, be sure the vegetables have already been introduced to your baby’s diet before and that the child is not allergic to any of them. Use all the veggies available in your kitchen to make a wholesome meal for your baby.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 People  15 Minutes   15-20 Minutes


  • 2/3 cup rice
  • 1/3 cup moong dal (split green gram)
  • 1 medium size onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup mix vegetables of choice, chopped
  • 3¼ cups water
  • 1 tbsp (tablespoons) ghee
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp (teaspoon) cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves(chopped)
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Wash and soak rice and moong dal separately in water for 30 minutes. Drain and keep aside.

Step 2

Finely chop mix vegetables of your choice.

Step 3

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker over medium flame. When ghee is hot, add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Sauté for 30-40 seconds.

Step 4

Add chopped onion and sauté until it turns light brown or for approx. 1-2 minutes.

Step 5

Add mixed vegetables and sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 6

Add soaked rice, moong dal, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Add water and cover the pressure cooker with the lid. Let it cook for 10-15 minutes for two whistles.

Step 8

Turn off the flame. Once the pressure is off, open/remove the lid and garnish it with coriander leaves.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 serving

Calories 264.3 Total Fat 13.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.7 g Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 121.6 mg Potassium 356.0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29.8 g Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
Sugars 0.1 g Protein 7.8 g
Vitamin A 4.5 % Vitamin B 12 0.1 %
Vitamin B 6 9.8 % Vitamin C 11.7 %
Vitamin D 0.3 % Vitamin E 8.9 %
Calcium 5.2 % Copper 8.7 %
Folate 26.2 % Iron 19.6 %
Magnesium 7.1 % Manganese 19.4 %
Niacin 5.7 % Pantothenic Acid 4.0 %
Phosphorus 11.3 % Riboflavin 3.3 %
Selenium 2.9 % Thiamin 7.9 %
Zinc 6.8 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tip: Use any vegetables of your choice like green peas, French beans, cauliflower, potato, carrot, cabbage, pumpkin etc. to make healthy khichdi with mixed vegetables.
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