Continued from: Dal & Vegetable Soup, Atta Halwa, Sweet Potato Kheer
Pumpkin and Carrot mash/puree
Pumpkin and carrots are good early veggies for infants as they are easy to digest and nutritious.
1 cup pumpkin diced
1 cup carrot diced
pinch of pepper
Steam or boil the diced pumpkin and carrots. Use just enough water to make puree if boiling.
Use a blender to puree the cooked veggies till smooth.
To be extra sure, pass the puree through a strainer.
You can use baby’s milk(breastmilk or formula) to thin the puree if needed.
Beetroot and Carrot Puree/Mash
It is quite common to give boiled and mashed carrots during those early months of solid feeding. A little variation can be a small addition of beetroot which not only gives it a lovely sweetness but also beautiful bright color.
1 cup chopped carrots
¼ cup chopped beetroot
1 pinch freshly ground cardamom powder
Steam carrots and beetroot using a steamer for 15-20 minutes. You can also pressure cook them together with very little water for 2-3 whistles.
Blend together cooked vegetables with a pinch of cardamom till smooth.
Pass through a sieve if needed.
This pumpkin and potato puree/mash is simple to make and perfect for babies sampling their first foods.
Peas and Carrot Puree
This is an easy puree which can be given to be baby once she has been introduced to peas and carrot have been introduced individually without any reactions. follow 3 day rule whenever introducing anything new.
1/2 cup peas
1 small carrot
1 pinch of black pepper powder
Peel and wash carrots and dice them into small pieces.
Wash the peas well.
Cook them in pressure cooker with just enough water for 3-4 whistles.
Let the veggies cool and blend in the mixer with remaining veggies water and a pinch of black pepper powder.
Blend into a smooth puree.
Papaya is rich in dietary fibre and vitamins. It can be given to babies in ripe form. Use papaya which is yellow to orange in color to make sure it is well-ripe.
1 Ripe papaya
Peel and deseed the papaya.
Cut into small pieces.
Blend in a mixer for a smooth puree or mash with the back of a spoon for lumpier mash.
See video recipe for Papaya MilkShake
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- Dal & Vegetable Soup, Atta Halwa, Sweet Potato Kheer
- Pumpkin & Carrot Mash, Beetroot & Carrot Mash, Peas Carrot puree, Papaya puree
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