Vegetable puree baby food recipe – When a baby close to 6 months old, her parents and other caregivers start worrying about starting solid food for her. Most paediatricians recommend exclusive breast feeding till age of 6 months and then starting solid food gradually. Do check out the weekly meal plan for 6 months baby.
6 months baby food chart
One of the first things that are often recommended are fruit and vegetable purees. We shared 8 simple fruit purees for babies sometime back and today we share 10 simple vegetable purees for babies who are just starting on solids. These purees can also be mixed with cereals and dishes like phase etc.
8 simple fruit purees for 6 month old babies
Carrot Puree Baby Food Recipe
Water a required
Wash and peel the carrot and cut it into small pieces.
Put the carrot pieces in a small pan and add 1 cup water and bring to a boil.
Turn the heat to low and cook these for 10-15 minutes in a covered pan till carrots turn soft.
Let the carrots cool down a bit.
Put the cooked carrots along with the water in a blender and blend to a fine puree.
Peas Puree Baby Food Recipe
1 cup shelled green peas
Water a required
Put the green peas in a small pan and add 1 cup water and bring to a boil.
Turn the heat to low and cook these for 10-15 minutes in a covered pan till peas turn soft.
Let them cool down a bit and put the cooked carrots along with the water in a blender and blend to a fine puree.
Do check out the detailed video recipes below:
Sweet Potato Puree Baby Food Recipe
1 sweet potato
Water a required
Wash and peel the sweet potato and cut it into small pieces.
Put the cut sweet potato in a pan and add 1 cup water and bring to a boil.
Turn the heat to low and cook these for 10-15 minutes in a covered pan till they turn soft.
Cool them down and blend to a fine puree.
Pumpkin Puree Baby Food Recipe
Cut pumpkin into small pieces and cook them till soft.
Cool the pumpkin down and blend to a smooth puree.
Pumpkin puree baby food recipe is ready.
Potato Puree Baby Food Recipe
Peel and clean potatoes well. Cut into small pieces.
Boil or pressure cook till well-cooked.
Cool down potato pieces and put in a mixer jar.
Add small amount of milk to make a smooth puree.
Bottle Gourd (Lauki ) Puree Baby Food Recipe
Bottle gourd or
lauki is a mild vegetable and is very good for babies. It also has a lot of water content so it is very easy to be pureed.
Cut bottle gourd into small pieces and cook them in a pan with till soft.
Cool them down and blend to a smooth puree.
Pumpkin Potato Puree Baby Food Recipe
Pumpkin and potato is another good combination puree for little babies.
Pumpkin and potato puree recipe.
Apple Lauki Puree Baby Food Recipe
You can also make a puree/mash out of apple and
Cut both into small pieces, cook in a pan with water.
Col and blend to get a nice slightly sweet puree.
Carrot & Peas Puree Baby Food Recipe
Carrot and peas are also good to make puree for babies.
Cut carrots into small pieces.
Cook carrots and peas together in water till soft and mushy.
Blend or mash as per your baby’s preference.
Pumpkin & Carrot Mash/ Puree Baby Food Recipe
Similar to pumpkin and potato, you can also make pumpkin and carrot puree.
Clean and cut both vegetables, cook and blend till you get a smooth puree.
Here are 4 bonus mixed vegetable purees for babies who are 7 months and above. You and your baby are sure to love them.
How to freeze the extra puree
You can make this puree in large quantities and freeze it for later.
Take out the extra puree and put in ice cube tray and freeze completely.
Once frozen, take the cubes out and put in tupperware boxes or ziplock bags.
Store in the freezer for later use.
How to use frozen puree cubes
Take out the required quantity of frozen puree cubes.
Thaw them naturally and bring them to room temperature.
Heat slightly if needed or serve as is.