Homemade Cerelac Recipe for 7-9 month old Indian Kids

By Nisha Baheti|1 - 2 mins read| May 28, 2024


  1. Rice- 30g
  2. Moong Dal- 15g
  3. Chana (Roasted gram- 15g
  4. Sago (Sabudana)- 15g
  5. Almond Or any other nut (If not found allergic/ optional)- 10- 12 pcs



  1. Wash rice, moong dal, and sago separately. Soak them in water for about 30 minutes
  2. Drain the water and spread them on a clean cloth to dry in the shade for few hours


  • Dry roast rice in a pan until it turns slightly golden and emits a nutty aroma. Set aside.
  • Dry roast moong dal and chana until golden and aromatic. Set aside.
  • Dry roast sago until it puffs up. Set aside.
  • Roast Almond or any other nut until they are slightly brown


  • After all ingredients have cooled down, grind them into fine powder using a blender.
  • Sieve the mixture to ensure a smooth, fine powder. Repeat grinding if necessary


  • Store this homemade ceralac in an airtight container in a cool dry place. It can be stored for upto a month.

Preparation for feeding:

  • Take 1 table spoon of the above mixture, add luke warm water or breast milk to form a paste. Stir continuously to avoid lumps. You can adjust the consistency as per your baby’s preference.

Nutritional Value of the home made cerelac

  • Rice: Provides energy through carbohydrates and is easy to digest for babies.
  • Moong Dal: Rich in proteins and essential amino acids, promoting healthy growth and development.
  • Sago: Good source of energy and easy to digest, helpful for weight gain.
  • Chana: High in protein and fiber, aids in digestion and provides essential nutrients.

This homemade Cerelac is a wholesome and nutritious meal option for your baby, ensuring they receive all the essential nutrients required for their growth and development during these crucial months.

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Nisha Baheti

Last Updated: Tue May 28 2024

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