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Wheat is a staple food for all of us. Rich in protein and fibre, makes an excellent first food for the baby too. The recipe makes it more nutritious by adding some almonds. The thing about kids is that they eat less and move a lot, and hence require power foods that have the capacity to provide high energy in small meals. And dry fruits can do that in a great way! So here is our recipe for Wheat Almond Porridge.. This can be made instant and it becomes a home made cerelac for you :-)  Ingredients: Whole Wheat Grains - 250gms...

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Bajra or Pearl millet is an amazing grain commonly used in Maharasthra that is very rich in iron. Its iron content is about 3-4 times higher than whole wheat! And combining with pumpkin seeds not only enriches the iron content, but adds in a whole lot of other minerals too. Zinc for example is abundantly present in pumpkin seeds. Zinc increases appetite in children.So for those moms who are always worrying about their kids not eating enough, now you know what to feed them :-)Do try this quick and easy recipe.Ingredients:Bajra - 250gPumpkin Seeds - 50gLotus Seeds - 50g (Optional)Procedure...

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This was very first food that I fed my son to initiate the weaning process. Ragi or Naachni or Finger Millet is one of the richest source of calcium among all grains. It is mostly grown in south India, and I remember my grand mother telling me stories of how she would prepare ragi porridge or ragi kanji each morning for her kids. And they would not feel hungry till noon. Sprouting ragi for the porridge becomes important, because it increases the nutrition value and also makes it easier to digest, especially for our babies who are so new to solid foods. You can make your own Ragi porridge using this...

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