How to Make Suji kheer with banana and almonds - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Suji kheer with banana and almonds

A semolina pudding with your baby’s favorite fruit and nuts is just an add on to baby’s food list. Just be sure you puree/mash the fruit and powder the nuts before using. Banana and almonds make the recipe more calorie-dense and nutrient-rich. Almonds also provide the omega 3 fatty acids required for your child’s brain development. Here comes a yummy nutritious recipe rich in calories and nutrients for your baby.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 5 Minutes  15 Minutes


(1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 3 tbsp suji/rava/semolina
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 banana, mashed or pureed(for younger babies), cut or sliced(for older babies)
  • 2 tbsp almonds, powdered
  • 3 tbsp sugar or add as required
  • ½ or ¼ tbsp cow’s ghee
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder


Step 1

Heat ghee in a pan.

Step 2

Add sooji/semolina and fry till the sooji becomes fragrant and light brown.

Step 3

Stir continuously for about 3 to 4 minutes on a low flame.

Step 4

Slowly add milk and stir continuosly to avoid lump formation. Add additional milk or water if you want a thinner consistency.

Step 5

Add sugar, banana pieces or puree. Add powdered almonds.

Step 6

Stir and bring the sooji kheer to a gentle simmer.

Step 7

Lastly, add cardamom powder.

Step 8

Stir the sooji kheer. Your sooji kheer is ready.

Step 9

Serve sooji kheer hot or warm or refrigerate.

Nutritional Information

1 serving: 1 cup

Calories 308 Sodium 81 mg
Total Fat 7 g Potassium 200 mg
Saturated 4 g Total Carbs 75 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 3 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugars 25 g
Trans 0 g Protein 8.8 g
Cholesterol 20 mg Vitamin A 4%
Calcium 0% Vitamin C 23%
Iron 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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