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Uggu Recipe: Weaning Rice Cereal

The baby-led weaning Rice Cereal recipe is one of the first foods we introduced to Baby v when he turned 6 months. The rice cereal is called a Uggu in Telugu. They are many different varieties of Uggu but this one is the simplest of all and a wonderful introductory solid food for babies.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 20 mins
Porridge Preparation 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian


Rice Cereal Preparation

  • 2 cups rice (any rice of your choice)
  • 1/4 cup toor dal (optional)
  • Pinch ajwain

Rice Porridge

  • 1 tsp rice Cereal
  • 3/4th cup water


Rice Cereal Preparation

  • Soak the rice and dal for 30 mins (optional only if you have the time). Rinse it well and drain the water
  • spread it on a clean kitchen towel or plate and air dry it for 30-40 mins. You can also sun dry it for 15 mins.
  • roast the rice, dal, and ajwain in low flame for 10 mins until the rice and dal are completely dry.
    Simple Baby Rice Cereal recipe, Uggu recipe
  • leave the mixture to cool done.
  • transfer it to a blender (spice grinder or small jar blender) and blend it to a fine powder.
  • sieve the powder if you see any grains or if the powder is coarse
  • store it in an airtight container

Rice Porridge Preparation

  • take 1 tsp of rice cereal and 3/4th cup water in a saucepan and mix it thoroughly making sure they are no lumps.
  • put the saucepan on medium heat and stir continuously to avoid lumps.
  • cook it for 12-15 mins until the mixture thickens to a porridge consistency.
  • once cool, serve it to the baby. You can either spoon-feed them or load the spoon and offer the spoon to the baby if you are following baby-led weaning.
    Simple Baby-led weaning Rice cereal recipe. Uggu recipe



Start with this simple rice cereal, as the baby gets used to it, you can make it multi-grain with urad dal, moong dal, ragi, barley, etc.
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