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Uggu (Multigrain Cereal Food For Kids) is a healthy traditional recipe for babies 6 months to 2 years of age. It is crafted with various pulses and grains that mostly contain protein, iron, vitamins, fiber, and carbohydrates. It helps in improving baby’s weight. It is very smooth to feed and easily digestible food for babies. As it tastes yummy, babies love it.
Preparation of Uggu:
White Rice – 1/4 Cup
Brown Rice – 1/4 Cup
Toor Dal – 1/4 Cup
Moong Dal – 1/4 Cup
Chana Dal – 1/4 Cup
Masoor Dal – 1/4 Cup
Urad Dal – 1/4 Cup
Barley – 1/4 Cup
Finger Millets – 1/4 Cup
Jowar – 1/4 Cup
Wheat – 1/4 Cup
Oats – 1/4 Cup
Badam – 10
Pista – 10
Cashew Nuts – 10
Jeera – 1/4 Tablespoon
Ajwain – 1/4 Tablespoon
For preparing uggu powder, take a bowl, add white rice, brown rice, toor dal, moong dal, chana dal, masoor dal, urad dal, barley, finger millets, jowar, and wheat and wash thoroughly for three to four times. After washing add fresh water and soak it for five hours. After four hours of soaking, remove the water using a strainer and transfer them onto a clean cloth, spread them, and allow them to dry completely.
After drying completely, take a pan, keep it on the stove, and light it. After the pan gets hot, add a little ghee and dry roast the dry ingredients on low flame until they turn into light brown color. It smells good while roasting. Now, transfer them into a clean bowl and keep aside to get them cool. Now add a little ghee to the same pan on the stove and add oats, badam, pista, and cashew nuts and roast them until color changes. Transfer them into a bowl, keep it aside, and allow them to cool.
Take a mixie jar, add all the roasted ingredients, jeera, and ajwain and grind them into a fine powder. Now, the healthy Uggu powder is ready. Transfer this powder into an airtight container. It can be stored for about two months.
Preparation of Uggu:
Uggu Powder – 1 Tablespoon
Water or Milk – As Needed
Jaggery or Salt – As Needed for Taste
Ghee – 1 Tablespoon
Take a vessel, add one tablespoon of Uggu powder and water or milk as needed and mix it well without lumps and add jaggery or salt as needed for taste. Now keep this vessel on stove, light it, and boil it until the mixture gets thick consistency that is suitable to feed baby. Now, switch off the stove and allow it to cool. After the mixture gets cool, transfer it into a clean feeding bowl and add one tablespoon of ghee. Now, yummy, tasty, and very healthy Uggu is ready to feed. Feeding it fresh is really healthy for babies.
© 2020 Praneel Kumar
Praneel Kumar (author) from Guntakal on July 03, 2020:
@Aaliya Shakib Siddiqui: Thank you for your wonderful comment.
Suresh Tulasi on July 02, 2020:
Super nutritious food for babies that is made with a lot of love and care. Nice writing. Will help many.
Aaliya Shakib Siddiqui on July 02, 2020:
Thank you for this wonderful nutritious recipe brother . Ive many new-born in our family and friends . Would definitely share this with them all.