Carrots are the common first food for babies. Rich in beta-carotenes and also easy to digest. When you start weaning for babies, always start with liquids(Just for 3 to 4 days) and then gradually move to purees.
Warning: Mother’s milk is sufficient for babies till 6 months. Think twice and discuss with your Pediatrician before starting other food!
Carrot Water for babies Recipe – Ingredients
Carrot – 1
Water – 3/4 cup
1.Take a carrot and wash well. Cut head and tail part and peel off the skin.2.Grate it using grater. In a pan, add 3/4 cup of water.3.Once water boils, add carrot and cook covered in medium flame for 10 mins. Switch off the stove.
4.Let it sit for 5 more mins away from stove. Then strain the carrot water. Press well with spoon to extract all drops. Feed warm..
- Give this carrot water when you start introducing carrot to baby. Then after 1 or 2 days, move to carrot puree(click here for link).
- Add a drop of ghee for additional fat and flavor.
- Salt is not recommended for babies below 1 year.
Carrot – Potassium, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Fiber, Vitamins A & C