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Sago Pudding / Kheer

This is an excellent cure for diarrhoea.

Ingredients:

  1. 2 – 4 tbsp Sago / Javvarisi / Sabudana
  2. 1 cup Milk
  3. Sugar to taste
  4. Cardomon Powder
  5. Raisins
  6. Ghee

Method:

  1. Clean the Sago in water and keep aside.
  2. Bring the milk to boil and add the Sago
  3. Cook for a few minutes until Sago looks sticky
  4. Add Sugar, Cardamom powder and raisins.
  5. Keep aside and serve warm.

Nutritional Information:

It is an excellent source of Carbohydrates.

Note:

If diarrhoea still persists, please consult a Doctor.

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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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Nendran Banana Porridge

Nendran Banana porridge is yet another tasty one!

Ingredients :

  1. 2 – 3 Raw Nendran Bananas
  2. 1 cup Milk

Method – To prepare Nendran Banana Powder :

  1. Slice the raw Nendran Banana into fine pieces and dry it in shade until crispy.
  2. Grind the dried slices into fine powder.
  3. Store it in an airtight container.

Method – To prepare Porridge :

  1. Take 2 – 3 tablespoons of Banana Powder and mix it with equal quantity of milk. Ensure that there are no lumps.
  2. Heat the remaining milk and add the paste to it, while stirring continuously.
  3. Remove from heat when it mildly thickens.

Nutritional Information:

Calcium, Chlorine, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganeese, Phosphorus, Pottassium, Silica, Sodium, Sulphur.

Note :

In some babies, this might cause constipation. You are always the better Judge on whether to give this to your baby or not.

 

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Introducing Solids

When should I introduce Solids to my baby?

  • You can introduce solids, any time between 4 – 6 months.

When is your baby ready for solids?

  1. Head control
  2. A supported sitter
  3. Can swallow food with chewing motions
  4. Significant weight gain & growing apetite.
  5. Curiosity on what you are eating.

How to introduce Solid foods?

Introduce solid foods only one at a time. Wait for at least 3 days after introducing. Check for any allergies. Increase the quantity gradually.

 
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Posted by on December 4, 2008 in 4 - 6 months, 8-12 months, Baby Food Recipes

 

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Solids for Babies – Starters

This was the first solid food given to Joshua. He just loved it 🙂

Please refer my next post,  if you are introducing solids for the first time.

Ingredients :

  1. 1 cup Rice
  2. 1/2 cup Roasted & Split Chick Peas
  3. 1 cup Milk

Method – To make Rice & Split Chick Peas powder :

  1. In a dry pan, roast Rice and Split Chick Peas in Medium flame until it turns golden brown.
  2. Grind it until fine and store it in an airtight container.

To make Rice Porridge :

  1. Mix 2 – 3 table spoon of Rice powder in equal quantity of water / milk. Make sure that there are no lumps.
  2. While heating the milk, slowly add the Rice paste.
  3. Stir continuously until a fine porridge is formed.

Nutritional Information:

This is an excellent source of Carbohydrates & Proteins.

Note : 

  1. Always follow the Four day rule while introducing a new food to the baby.
  2. Milk / Rice powder proportions can be altered to suit the baby’s age.
  3. Rice is the least allergic food that you can offer your baby, however if your baby constipates, you can try Oats Porride. ( I will be posting it shortly!)
 
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Posted by on December 4, 2008 in Baby Food Recipes

 

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