HEALTHY HOME MADE BABY & TODDLER FOOD RECIPES

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Here is a collection of recipes which are home made and healthy for your babies above 6 months . I have given month wise daily diet charts,detailed recipes for improving/maintaining breast milk supply,recipes for healthy weight gain for babies,recipes during illness for babies,details on introduing spices to babies and a lot of baby care articles with latest immunization schedule.The set of food options I have posted here shall be given to your little prince/princess as per the advice of your pediatrician.  Kindly book mark this page for regular updates.All suggestions provided below have been composed from advice of doctors and many books/websites. The list of 100 % home made and healthy food recipes for babies are available below: (6 months to 3 years plus). Click on the links below to get detailed recipes

baby food recipes

Puree recipes:

Porridge Mix/Home made cerelac recipes:

home made baby food

Breakfast and dinner options:

Accompaniments for breakfast and dinner:

  1. Sothi/Coconut milk Vegetable stew
  2. Ridgegourd /Peerkankai kolakari/Khicidi/Gothsu
  3. Tomato/Thakkali Kolakari/Khicidi/Gothsu
  4. Brinjal/Egg plant Kolakari/Khicidi/Gothsu
  5. Chow Chow/Chayote Kolakari/Khicidi/Gothsu
  6. Drumstick Idly Sambhar
  7. Brinjal Kothsu/Kathirikkai Gothsu
  8. Chutneys and Thuvaiyals(25 + combos)

Roti/Paratha Varieties:

  1. Cheese Paratha
  2. Multigrain Roti|சத்துமாவு சப்பாத்தி
  3. Turnip Paratha/Shalgam Paratha
  4. baby Corn Kathi Rolls

Side dish for roti:

  1. Creamy Paneer Gravy
  2. Aloo mutter gravy with broccoli
  3. GREEN PEAS MASALA/GRAVY
  4. PANEER BABY CORN JALFREZI
  5. Vegetable Kurma/Korma/Kuruma
  6. White Kurma/Korma/Kuruma
  7. Paneer baby corn gravy
  8. Cheese stuffed gobi koftha curry
  9. Chettinad Mushroom Masala
  10. Kadai Mushroom
  11. Simple Mushroom gravy 
  12. Multicolour Mushroom Masala
  13. Almond Mutter Mushroom/Mshroom gravy with almonds and greenpeas

Pongal & Upma/Khicidi:

  1. Ven Pongal
  2. Almond Daliya Khicidi/Godumai rava badam upma
  3. Red poha Upma/Aval Vegetable Upma

Pasta  and bread Varieties:

  1. Pasta in White Sauce
  2. Tomato Pasta
  3. Fusilli pasta in tomato sauce
  4. VEG MASALA MACRONI/Indian Veg Masala Pasta/Veg Macroni Stir Fry
  5. Vegetable bread upma

Vegetable based recipes:

Rice varieties:

  1. Baby Corn Pulao
  2. Vegetable rice with coconut milk
  3. Tomato Rice
  4. Peas Pulao
  5. Sesame Rice(Ellu Sadam)
  6. Urad Dhal Rice
  7. Toor Dhal Rice
  8. Kootanchoru
  9. Vegetable Pulao
  10. Vegetable Fried Rice
  11. Vegetable Biriyani
  12. Mushroom Biriyani
  13. Soyabean Rice
  14. Carrot Rice/Carrot Bath
  15. Beet root Rice/Pulao
  16. Amla/Indian Gooseberry Rice
  17. Sambhar Sadham/vegetable Khicidi

Curry/Kulambu/Gravy for rice:

Soups:

Other Beverages/Desserts:

Others:

Home made basics for babies:

Home made Cakes & Cookies:

  1. Eggless whole grain pressure cooker cake
  2. Sugarless finger millet/ragi cookies
  3. Eggless whole wheat oats banana cake

6 months to 3 years diet chart

MONTH WISE DAILY DIET CHART

do's and don'ts of introducing solids

DO’S AND DON’T’S OF WEANING/INTRODUCING SOLIDS

Adding spices to baby food

HOW & WHEN TO INTRODUCE SPICES TO BABIES

foods for healthy weight gain in infants,babies and toddlers

HEALTHY FOODS FOR WEIGHT GAIN IN BABIES & TODDLERS

diet for a sick baby

SPECIAL RECIPES FOR SICK/ILL BABIES

lactating mothers foods

RECIPES AND TIPS FOR LACTATING MOTHERS

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Note:

Avoid sugar,salt,cow’s milk,honey till 1 year(Any form/Any quantity is not permissible) in the above recipes even if I have mentioned in the ingredients

Always have a word with your doctor before introducing any new food to babies.

Please consider the family history of allergies before introducing to any new ingredient.

Please look into the recipes and decide the age to which it suits.

Adjust spices according to your taste.

Please dont consider any of the above recipes/pointers as an alternative to any expert medical advice.


Purees/Mash:

Chikku , Apple , Carrot ,Beet root ,Potato ,Sweet potato ,Papaya ,Watermelon ,Muskmelon ,Banana, Pear, Avacado ,Bottle gourd ,Every single vegetable and fruit

How to prepare fruit puree?

  • Wash the fruit well.
  • Peel the skin and de-seed.
  • Chop into fine pieces/grate.
  • Mash with a spoon/fork or use a blender to grind.

How to prepare vegetable puree?

  • Wash the vegetable.
  • Peel the skin and separate the edible part
  • Steam cook and blend or mash.

Cereals and Pulses:Staple cereals like rice , wheat and pulses like moong dhal , urad dhal , green moong dhal , masoor dhal ,toor dhal , channa , fried bengal gram(roasted bengal gram) and all lentils and legumes. Always pressure cook legumes after soaking over night. Mash well and offer small quantities.


foodThis is my strong notion on food. I ensure this criteria gets satisfied before giving a food for my son. As a mom I would request every parent to keep this in mind to ensure a “HEALTHY FUTURE” .


Foods to avoid for babies till 1 year:

food to avoidDisclaimer:

The images in the above picture have been chosen randomly from the web for mere representation only.

Note:

The content is purely based on my knowledge and experience. This is not an expert advice and please don’t take this as a replacement for any medical practitioner’s recommendation.


Some good reads on baby care and parenting :

CARE THE LITTLE CURVE-How to care your baby’s teeth?

Growing a non-fussy/non-picky eater

My success story-To get my child eat right

Top mistakes which make life-saving medicines life killing

Pregnancy myths and truths

The first few-What would your teach your baby first?

A lone mom’s day-Motherhood fun and fuss of a first time mother

IAP Immunization schedule_2014 (Click here to get the recent immunization schedule as per Indian Academy of Pediatrics)

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45 thoughts on “HEALTHY HOME MADE BABY & TODDLER FOOD RECIPES

  1. hey kalyani can i introduce egg to my lo he is 7 mnth old…also give me some cheese recipe…some sabudhana recipe also….

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