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Category Archives: 6 – 9 months

Mixed Vegetable Soup

Getting¬†babies exposed to vegetables increase the probability of them preferring vegetables in the future! Its rather important to introduce vegetables before fruits ūüôā This mixed vegetable can be given with a lot of variations given below.

Ingredients:

  1. Potato (half)
  2. Tomato (Quarter)
  3. Beans (2-3)
  4. Grated Carrots (1)
  5. Curry leaves.
  6. Cilantro

Method:

  1.  Clean the vegetables.
  2.  In a Sauce pan, cook the vegetables in water.
  3. Add salt to taste.
  4. Add Cinnamon for flavour.
  5. Puree the vegetables and serve warm

Serving Suggestions:

You can also add mashed peas, cabbage and Pepper.

 

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Oats Porridge

Oats is a high source of fibre.

Ingredients:

  1. Rolled Oats
  2. Sugar to taste
  3. Milk
  4. Raisins
  5. Dried Apricots

Method :

  1. Dry grind the oats into fine powder.
  2. Add milk, sugar, raisins and dried apricots in a sauce pan and bring it to boil
  3. Simmer while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve when warm

Serving Suggestions:

Serve with pureed/ finely chopped Pear fruit.

Nutritional Information:

Dried Apricots are good source of Betacarotene, Iron and Potassium.

 

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Fruit Recipes – Apple Puree

Variety of fruits can be given to babies.

Apple Puree – Ingredients:

  1.  Fuji Apple ( or any naturally sweet variety)

Method:

  1. Peel, core and chop the apples into fine pieces.
  2. Steam cook / bring it to boil with an inch of water.
  3. Puree the steamed apples and serve.

Combinations:

You can also combine pureed Banana, steamed and pureed Pears, Yoghurt, Avacado or any other fruit. (after the four day rule). Please avoid apple sauce if your baby constipates.

 

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Carrot Kheer – Carrot Pudding

Ingredients :

1 cup Grated carrots

1 cup Milk

*1 tsp Ghee

*Sugar

*1 tsp Cardomon Powder

*1 tsp Soaked and ground Almond powder.

* – Optional

Method :

  1. Pressure cook the grated carrots with milk.
  2. Strain the milk and mash the cooked carrots finely.
  3. In a fry pan add a tsp of Ghee and mix the mashed carrots.
  4. Add the Strained milk to get a fine consistency.
  5. Add the Cardomon Powder and Almond powder.
  6. Serve when warm.

Nutritional Info :

Carrots are good source of Dietary fiber, Manganeese, Niacin, Pottassium, Thiamin,

 

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