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Wheat Porridge

Wheat Porridge is a healthy, tasty and filling baby food made by cooking wheat porridge mix with water &jaggery syrup to a porridge. Wheat Porridge recipe traditionally is made by extracting milk of wheat & then simmered to a porridge consistency. Wheat Porridge presented here is made instantly with Wheat Porridge Mix & liked by babies for its taste.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Servings1 cup
AuthorSharmilee J


To make wheat porridge mix

  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1/8 heaped cup moong dal
  • 1/8 heaped cup fried gram dal

To prepare wheat porridge

  • 2 tablespoon wheat porridge mix check steps for porridge mix recipe
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon thin jaggery syrup


To make wheat porridge mix

  • Measure all the ingredients and get ready.First dry roast fried gram dal till it is golden.Set aside.
  • Rinse moong dal, dry roast it until golden brown.Set aside.
  • Roast almonds until brown spots appear here and there.Set aside to cool.
  • Transfer roasted almonds and moong dal to a mixer jar.Grind it to a coarse mixture then add roasted fried gram dal.
  • Grind to a semi fine powder,set aside.Dry roast wheat flour for atleast 5 mins in low flame or until the color slightly changes.Set aside to cool.
  • Now mix wheat flour with almond mixture.Mix it well.I used my sieve with big holes and sieved it twice for even mixing.
  • Store in a clean dry container.

To prepare wheat porridge

  • In a sauce pan - Add 2 tablespoon porridge mix powder, add water to it.
  • Whisk well then add jaggery syrup to it.
  • Mix well and heat it up. Keep cooking in low flame. Keep stirring to avoid lumps.
  • It will start to thicken and coat the ladle, it will be more like pudding in consistency. This is the right stage. Switch off. Feed wheat porridge warm.


  • Do not grind almonds for more time as it may release oil and make the mixture moist.
  • Use a big holed sieve as we sieve only for even mixing, do not discard the coarse mixture.
  • You can store this mix at least for a month. Keep away from moisture. Use a clean spoon every time.
  • The measurement can be varied as per your baby's needs and liking. I used a nicely heaped 1/8 cup of moong dal and fried gram dal each.
  • The porridge will thicken fast so add more water and cook at least for 3-5mins.
  • Keep stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • If you want you can add 1/2 teaspoon ghee while feeding.
  • This porridge can be given to babies from 8 months.
Nutrition Facts
Wheat Porridge
Amount Per Serving (75 g)
Calories 107 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.1g0%
Saturated Fat 0.02g0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g
Sodium 9mg0%
Potassium 16mg0%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 0.4g2%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 2g4%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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