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Homemade Cereal, Broken Wheat Porridge Recipe for Infants, Babies and others

Updated on August 24, 2012
Give your baby home made cereal porridge
Give your baby home made cereal porridge

Broken wheat cereal porridge recipe for infants and children


Broken wheat – 3 tablespoons

Milk – 100 ml

Sugar – 1 teaspoon


Cardomom powder – a pinch

Raisins – few

Cashewnuts- 2 or 3

Almonds – 2 or 3

Cumin seed powder – a pinch

Jaggery – 2 teaspoon

Palm Jaggery – 2 teapsoon

How to make broken wheat cereal porridge

Put the broken wheat in 50 ml of water for few few hours. Now squeeze the wheat, straining out the wheat into the water. Water will turn milky. Wheat would become soft when soaked in water. You can therefore easily squeeze it out to get the white milk. This is termed as wheat milk. Now cook this wheat milk in a pan for few minutes. Now add 100 ml milk to it. You can add 100 ml, 50 ml milk, as how much you need. If the porridge is for an infant, add little amount of milk would be sufficient. Now cook the mixture by stirring well. Add sugar. Broken wheat porridge for babies is ready. Instead of sugar, you can add dates syrup as it is nutritious. You can also add cardamom and cumin seeds to it (both powdered). This will enhance the taste. Cashewnuts, raisins and almonds (in powdered form) can be added to improve taste and nutrition. A little amount of butter can also be added to this porridge.

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Another porridge recipe of broken wheat

This is a different broken wheat recipe. Prepare wheat milk as explained above. Now boil wheat milk. Add 1 teapsoon of jaggery to it. If you add jaggery, better do not add milk. Milk sometimes do not go well with jaggery. When the wheat milk-jaggery mix is boiled, add 2 teaspoons of coconut milk. Jaggery has innumerable health benefits compared to sugar. If possible add Palmyra jaggery (palm jaggery) as this is more nutritrous for babies than ordinary jaggery. Palm jaggery is highly nutritious for babies. In South Indian states like Tamil Nadu and Kerala people use Palmyra jaggery in infant porridges. This is termed as karipetti or pana sarkara in India. You can add cardomom powder, cumin powder, cashewnut powder, and almond powder to it for making it tastier.

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The healthy tasty cereal recipe that kids love

Kids will like this broken wheat cereal porridge. This is easy to prepare, delicious and nutritious. This can be prepared differently, using sugar, jaggery and dates syrup as sweeteners. Kids can enjoy different taste on different times. This homemade cereal porridge is better than canned cereal for babies. I hate giving canned cereal to my baby. I prefer home made cereal porridge


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