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Porridge for Babies, Mixed Grains Porridge Recipe

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When it comes to making porridge for babies, this recipe of mixed grains porridge is ideal and nutritious apart from being very easy to cook.
Author Mukta Tikekar


  • 3-4 tbsp of mixed grains powder You can make it at home or you can use readymade ones like Wholesum Foods - Ragi Satva. I've shared the link above.
  • 1-2 tbsp homemade ghee You can use readymade ghee of good quality if you don't have homemade one.
  • Approx. 1 cup milk breast milk/formula for babies younger than one year
  • Grated jaggery or chikki jaggery as it's easy to dissolve. Preferably use organic, chemical-free jaggery.


  • Keep a non-stick kadai (pan) on the burner, and add ghee.
  • Add mixed grains powder, and mix it properly with the ghee.
  • After roasting the powder for a minute or so add milk. (For babies younger than one year, cook the porridge in water and then add breast milk/formula to it later. (After step #5.)
  • Keep stirring till the porridge almost reaches the desired consistency. Try to smoothen out the lumps as you stir.
  • Just before the porridge reaches desired consistency, add grated jaggery and mix it well with the porridge, and then turn off heat.