Elakeya I am a young Physician Associate by career but always love to write! I expertise in medical writing, nutrition, cooking, and even travel and food.

How To Make Sathumaavu Powder At Home!

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We are living in a busy world where we want everything professed and packed, instant and be put in our mouth. Our brains are addicted to junk foods and fancy restaurants which is available quickly but not healthy at all! Don’t miss out the sathumaavu powder recipe which will be definitely healthy for you!

In spite of the modern world culture, we always try to choose organic products for our baby. We always make a lot of research before choosing a powder, soap, oil, shampoo and even baby wipes and feeding bottles for our baby!

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And when you start solids for your baby, it is indeed the time to think about what are you going to feed your baby as this decision will influence the health of your kid every day.


Ceralac will be the most choice of mothers for their babies. Cerelac is a complete meal with no chemicals or added preservatives. It takes care of the complete nutrition of the child but however holds much sugar content in it.

Wikipedia states that the proven addictive nature of sugar can cause harmful hazards like obesity, tooth decay, cardiovascular disease etc.

Is it still good when you think about giving cerelac for the whole 2 years? Are you a mother who doesn’t show much interest in these processed products?

Let me tell you a recipe of wonderful homemade ceralac to get amazed by the end of the page!

Let’s dive straight into the topic!

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1. Homemade Ceralac Powder/Sathumaavu Powder

The most popular and ever nutritious recipe that every Indian mom would know is sathumaavu powder. Even we know that it is a loaded source of wholesome nutrition, we probably don’t have time and simply ignore without knowing easy steps behind it.

It is incredibly versatile and can be given for the whole family including elders. I personally have friends in my college who bring this since they love the most! And you should have no doubts cuz your child will definitely like it and asks for more!

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2. Nutritional Value

  • Rice: A good source of carbohydrates and  dietary fibre
  • Black urad dal: rich in protein and Vitamin B complex
  • Horse gram: a good source of iron calcium and protein
  • Masoor dal: load source of fibre folate iron and protein
  • Wheat Dalia: a good source of carbohydrates, protein, magnesium
  • Green gram: contains proteins, dietary fibre, iron and magnesium
  • Corn: packed with carbohydrates content and protein and vitamin B6.
  • Almonds: High in proteins, fat, magnesium and calcium
  • Cashews: rich in good fat, vitamin B6 and proteins.
  • Elaichi: rich in iron

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3. How To Make Homemade Ceralac Powder/Sathumaavu At Home?

Ingredients :

  • 1.5 cup of white rice
  • 1 cup green gram
  • One cup of moong dal
  • 1 cup of wheat daliya
  • 1.5 cup of horse gram
  • One cup of almonds
  • 1.5 cup of corn
  • 1 cup of black urad dal
  • One cup of roasted gram
  • 1 cup of masoor dal
  • 1.5 cup sago
  • 1.5 cup of cashews
  • 10 pods of elaichi

Besides that,you can also add barley,pearl millet, channa dal, soybeans and peanuts.

Note: Add peanuts when you surely know that your child isn’t allergic to it. Since children develop a peanut allergy if they consume them for the first time. Always follow the three-day thumb rule.

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Method:

  • Soak all the ingredients in water and rinse them well using a bowl. Dry them well.
  • Dry roast all the ingredients seperately.
  • Roast the rice until they get puffed.
  • Roast the dal until they turn golden brown c) Roast the sago until they become dry and crispy.
  • Roast the wheat daily until they become golden brown.
  • Roast the horse gram till they become dry and crispy.
  • Roast the gram till it gets crispy.
  • Roast the green gram till the colour changes from green to golden brown.
  • Roast the corn till they get golden brown and crackled.
  • Almonds and elaichi- Roast them till you have an aroma.
  • Cashews- roast till they get golden brown.
  • Let them cool for a few minutes.
  • The roasted ingredients should be ground into a thin powder using mixer/blender or you can also grind it by giving to the nearby mill in your locality.
  • Sieve the powder to get the remnants.
  • Grind the remnants again.
  • Store the flour in an airtight container and keep it at room temperature. It will stay good for 4-6 months. The Satyamev recipe will be really helpful for your hectic breakfast!

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4. Health Benefits of Sathumaavu Recipe

Rich in dietary Fibre– Homemade cerelac powder is a rich source of dietary fibre which normalises bowel movements. It adds thickness and bulk to the stools which ease defecation.

Good source of Protein – The body uses proteins to make enzymes , hormones, and other body chemicals. They are essential for muscular development for your growing child. Proteins in sathumaavu powder balances fluids,transports and stores nutrients.

Rich in vitamin B – Vitamin B12 present in sathumaavu powder helps to keeps the body nerves and blood cells healthy. It also prevents a common type of anaemia in your children called megaloblastic anaemia.

Good source of iron – Iron is an important component of hemoglobin , the substance present in red blood cells which is helpful for the transport of oxygen. If your baby doesn’t have enough iron, he couldn’t make enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen.

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Elakeya I am a young Physician Associate by career but always love to write! I expertise in medical writing, nutrition, cooking, and even travel and food.
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