|Beetroot carrot soup|
Kindly read the tips given before going to the recipes-
4.Wash all fruits and vegetables well. Go for organically certified fruits and vegetables.
5.Wash your hand with soap and water before feeding the baby.
6.Initially give only the clear soup water.Then you can slowly introduce the puree.
7.The clear soup can also be used as a base for mixing cereals.
10.What suits one child may not suit another. So do not compare with other babies.
12.For younger babies puree the fruits in blender or food processor.
14. Seeds and skin of vegetables should not be given.
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1.Beetroot Carrot Soup
Beetroot – 1/4 cup (washed, peeled and cubed)
Carrot – 1/3 cups (washed, peeled and cubed)
Pressure cook beetroot and carrot in 1/4 cup of water for 3 whistles. Puree it in a blender. Strain using a soup strainer. Add more water if required, reheat the soup in a pan and serve lukewarm.
Moong dal – 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Pressure cook dal with little water for 3 whistles. Mash it well and pass through a sieve or strain using soup strainer.
Adjust the consistency by increasing or decreasing the water, reheat and serve lukewarm.
3.Mixed Vegetable Soup
Carrot – 2-3 small pieces (washed, peeled and cubed)
Cabbage – little less than 1/4 cup (wash and chop finely)
Potato – 2 small pieces (washed, peeled and cubed)
Bottle gourd- 2-3 small pieces ((washed, peeled, seeds removed and cubed)
Spinach/palak leaves -2-3 (washed and chop)
Add water if required, reheat the soup in a pan and serve lukewarm.
If you want clear soup, do not blend it, just strain it.
4.Beetroot Potato soup
Potato – washed, peeled and cubed – little less than 1/4 cup
Beetroot – washed, peeled and cubed – 1/4 cup
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Tips written after consulting Pediatrician