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Quinoa Kheer

A nutritious pudding for your 6+ months old


  • 1/4 cup Quinoa
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Apple diced
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tsp Ghee


  • Wash the Quinoa well and drain the water in a strainer.
    Wash Quinoa
  • Put the Quinoa in a pan along with water. Let the water boil and then cover the pan. Cook it on low flame for 15 minutes or till Quinoa completely absorbs the water.
    Cook Quinoa
  • Transfer the Quinoa in a mixer or food processor, add in apple and half quantity of milk. Blend the mixture to get a smooth paste.
    Quinoa paste in mixer
  • Add ghee to a pan and transfer this paste to it. Add remaining milk to this paste. Cook it for 2 to 3 minutes on medium flame till you get a creamy paste.
    Quinoa kheer
  • Transfer this to a bowl and your Quinoa Kheer is ready to be served.
    Quinoa Kheer


  • You  can easily customize this recipe as per your baby's likes. You can replace the apple with bananas, dates powder or soaked kishmish and add in a pinch of cinnamon powder.
  • To make this recipe more nutritious, add in  one spoon of dry fruit powder to this porridge. 
  • For kids above one year of age, you can add jaggery to induce more sweeter taste to this kheer.