Dal mash

Posted on August 3, 2009. Filed under: INFANY - five to six months | Tags: , |

Dal mash is a good supplementary meal to meet your baby’s increased demands of energy and proteins. Begin with a simple dal mash and later on add vegetables to it. After 6 months of age, you can add a dash of pepper and a few drops of lemon juice to enhance its flavour.

Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Makes 1/2 cup.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
1/4 cup carrot, peeled and chopped
2 to 3 french beans, stringed and finely chopped
Method
1. Pressure cook all the ingredients together with ½ cup of water for 3 whistles.
2. Liquidise the mixture in a blender. Serve lukewarm.
Tips
You can also add crumbled whole wheat flour rotis into the dal mixture and mash it to make a complete meal for your baby after she is 6 months old.
VARIATION :
MIXED DAL MASH
Substitute the 2 tablespoons of yellow moong dal with 1 tablespoon of yellow moong dal and 1 tablespoon of masoor dal.
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