Best Homemade Food Recipes For Your Baby

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The biggest task for a mother is to feed her baby. A mother is never satisfied with the foods that her baby consumes. No matter what, a mother always prefers giving the most nutritious foods to her baby.

In order to fulfill this, sometimes, we tend to buy foods from outside for our little ones. Though we know the product is from a good company, a mother always has a doubt if the food that she is giving to her child is healthy or not.

So, to clear the doubts, why don't you prepare homemade foods for your baby? That's a good idea, right? Infact, this is one of the best things that you can do for your baby. So, today, we shall share with you certain nutritious baby food recipes that are healthy and tasty too.

The baby food recipes that we are going to share with you can be given to babies starting from 6 months. These foods are easily digestable and in most cases, they do not have any adverse effects on the health.

So, why don't you have a look at these healthy baby food recipes? Go ahead, read on.

Ghee and rice/jeera rice:

One of the best homemade foods for babies is adding ghee and salt to white hot rice. One thing that you have to remember while you feed your baby with rice is that always make sure the rice is hot and soft. Smash the rice well with your hands. Only when the rice is very soft, babies will love to eat it. You can also prepare jeera rice that will help in a better digestion process.

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The main ingredient while you prepare upma is suji or rava. You can prepare upma with chiroti rava or with the normal rava. You can also add vegetables and ghee while you prepare upma. Also, make sure not to add too many chillies. Iinfact, you can avoid adding chillies and can add some smashed black pepper corns (1/4th teaspoon) that'll help in the digestion.

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Soft Chapati:

Wheat is rich in vitamin B. Also, by consuming whole grain foods in childhood, the risk of asthma attacks in kids can be prevented. Read to know how to prepare soft chapatis for your baby. To make the chapati more soft, after preparing the chapati, you can dip it in milk and sugar and give it to your baby.

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Recipes prepared with ragi is very nutritious. You can use homemade ragi powder porridge and this is one of the best homemade food recipes that you can feed your baby with. Ragi strenghtens the bones and builds the immunity in babies. However, ragi porridge is advisable for babies after 6 to 7 months. But, you can feed ragi dosas and ragi balls after the age of 1 only, in the mornings. Avoid feeding your baby with ragi in the night. This is one of the best homemade food recipes for babies.

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Feeding your baby with banana is very healthy for babies. You can smash the banana and mix it with some milk and sugar and then feed your baby. Among which, the elachi banana (the smaller banana) is much preferred than the bigger variety of banana.

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Chikoo has many health benefits. As chikoo is rich in iron content, it increases the immunity in kids and helps them during their physical development. Like bananas, you can smash a chikoo and mix it with milk.This is one of the best homemade food recipes that you can prepare for you baby.

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Carrots are rich in vitamin A, which helps them have a better vision, as this improves a child's eyesight. Chop the carrots into small pieces and then boil them. Later smash them well and add a little salt to it. If your baby has a sweet tooth, you can prepare carrot halwa. This is one of the best homemade food recipes for babies that also helps in better digestion.

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Story first published: Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 13:01 [IST]
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