Baby recipes

Semolina_Suji_Rava banana Porridge

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Semolina/Sooji/Rava can to be introduced at the age of 6 – 8 months. Suji is rich in potassium ,iron and proteins. Suji is made from durum wheat and hence it helps you to feel full. Sooji provides great energy and hence it keeps your baby active. Suji tastes great and acceptable to babies too 🙂 Suji also serves as a good diet during fever or when tummy upset as its light to digest.

Banana is just the perfect first food for babies and its recommended to start it in either in 5th or 6th month.
Bananas is the one of the “power food” in baby’s diet as its highly rich in vitamin and potassium but low in
cholesterol,in short it contains more calories and 0 fat.But make sure you start by smaller portion like 1/4 of
banana in the beginning and then slowly and steady increase the quantity

So combining both the ingredients together , oats and apple porridge makes the best healthy morning
breakfast or snacks to keep your baby active for the rest of the day.

Do try this recipe and let me know your experience ?


Preparation time : None
Cooking time : 5 mins
Serving 1 time

INGREDIENTS

1 tsp Ghee
2 tbsp sooji/rava/semolina
1/2 mashed banana
¼ cup + ¼ cup water
sugar as per taste

Directions || To prepare suji banana Porridge

Heat a sauce pan and add ghee in it.
Add semolina/suji to it and mix it well with ghee
Next add 1/4 cup of water or upto desire consistency.
Once oats is cooked well ,add mashed banana in the mixture.
Add 1/4 cup of water to it.
Make sure that there are no lumps formed. Cook the porridge in medium flame until everything cooked completely.
The porridge becomes thick after cooling down.So make sure you are turning off the flame at the right time.
Add sugar to it if you want to sweeten it else you can feed the baby directly , serve it lukewarm.

Note :

Sterilise the bowls and spoons used for feeding your baby in a vessel with hot water for five minutes and keep it immersed in the same vessel until use.
Boil cows milk if using in a vessel before using.
Try to use breastmilk (for babies under one year )

Rice and Vegetables Puree

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Rice cereal is considered to be the less allergic food for babies and ideally it should be consume at the
start of 5-6 months, At the age of 5-6 months babies can start having semi-solid food. Rice has many health benefits for kids like good source of B complex vitamins and the proteins found in rice are very useful for muscle development. Its a high source of energy and very easy to digest.It can be very well mixed with milk or breast milk and introduce to babies at the early stage.After 6 months you can slowly and gradually introduce vegetables puree for kids. check this simple recipe where you can mix carrots.green peas and sweet potato puree with well boiled tender rice.
Do watch the recipe and please consult your padeatric before introducing any semi-solids food to your babies.


Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking time :10 mins
Serving 1 time

Ingredients

Rice and carrot puree

1 tbsp rice
1 tbsp carrot puree
1/4 cup water.

Rice and green peas puree

1 tbsp rice
1 tbsp green peas puree
1/4 cup water.

Rice and sweet potato puree

1 tbsp rice
1 tbsp sweet potato puree
1/4 cup water.

Direction || How to prepare Rice and vegetables puree for babies (6+ months)

Wash and cook the rice well in water and salt , cook the rice till its tender.
Combine cooked rice and vegetable(carrot,sweet potato or green peas) puree in a blender.
Blend it well to a smooth paste.
Remove it a bowl and serve lukewarm.

Baby recipes for stage 1 (4 to 6 months)

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Rice and Moong Dal water

So is your baby ready for weaning , if yes ,the first think you should introduce to your baby diet is rice water and slowly and gradually after 3-4 days start with moong dal water.Now why rice water ?? Rice water is good for treating diarrhea and it helps to treat constipation as its smooth on digestive system.It helps to keep your baby dehydrated, you can feed your baby every 3-4 hours a day.
Next step is to introduce Moong dal water , now why moong dal ?? among all the lentils,moong is the most safe and non allergic food,its one of the best food for your babies.It includes a good source of vitamins,minerals and protein,also it is easy to digest
Watch step by step how to introduce both these food to your baby’s daily diet.
Please read the instructions before introducing any baby food.Read full recipe..


Baby Fruits Puree

 

So are you ready to introduce fruits to your baby ?? If yes , you should understand one thing that babies are born with a sweet tooth hence they are likely to enjoy fruits more than vegetables.

The best thing is that fruits are very essential  and plays very important role in baby’s diet as its full of vitamins and minerals.

Read full recipe ..


Vegetables Puree

Carrots , peas and sweet potatoes are the best vegetables purees to start for 4-6 old infants.

carrots make a good first vegetable puree as carrots are excellent source of vitamin A,and its rich in fibers which helps infant to have normal bowel movements.

Peas , the next nutritional food for baby as peas contain protein and it also provides Calcium,Vitamin A and C as well as Iron.

Sweet potatoes are a great first food for infants.They are rich in fiber and starch that soothes the stomach and the intestines, and makes the movement of food much smoother.Babies and kids love sweet potatoes.Read full recipe..


Rice and Dal Home made cerelac powder

Rice Dal homemade cerelac makes very handy whenever you want to make instant food for baby.
The health benefits of moong dal for babies include good source of vitamins, minerals, and protein
and easy to digest. I made this rice dal porridge powder in small quantity but you can make it in bulk for a month.
Store it in air tight container and use it whenever required.Try to introduce this porridge after you have started rice and moong dal water separately for your little one.Read more..