Indian recipes - baby food
You can add 1 pod of garlic to the vegetables while cooking it. Apple can be cooked and made into a puree and can be given. If needed can add little sugar to it.
Start all new food in day time and also try giving little by little and increase 1 spoon day by day. For 1 week give in the same time. You can start giving banana at the end of 6th month. Mosambi juice with warm water can also be given.
You can slowly start giving idli. Do not mash it mixie and give. Wash your hands nicely and add some rasam to this and give the idli. You can add any thin vegetable soup to it and give. You can give with sugar and ghee too.
You can start giving Ragi poriddge too . To make the Ragi poriddge powder for babies:
Wash Ragi and drain water Dry it in shade in a clean towel.
Let the water gets absorbed nicely . Roast it for 2 minutes. Grind it into a fine powder and keep it in a air tight box. Keep the powder in the fridge. Make porridge and add milk and little sugar to it. Once the baby is adapted to this, you can start increasing the quantity and make it into a semi thick poriddge like a khoozl.
You can start giving pongal, dal kichidi too. Soft dosa can also be given .
Apart from the food items mentioned above, you can start giving homemade yogurt to the baby. Do not give in the evening.
You can start giving rice and dal. Do not mash in mixie. Pressure cook it nicely. You can start giving toor dal too. You can add rasam and some vegetable to the rice and add ghee. This is a filling food for kids.Towards the end of 8th month you can introduce all veggies
You can start giving brinjal, (eggplant) and also sweet potato can be introduced. Paneer, spinach (keerai) can also be introduced in small portions,
You can start giving curd rice and oats can also be introduced to kids.
10th and 11th month you can give all the food mentioned above in sufficient quantities as the baby is able to eat. Do not over stuff.
12 th month
Bread can be given to kids. Parathas, chapathis with mild spices can be introduced.