Health and Wellness

Baby food to replace porridges

Nisha Chandrasekharan
1 to 3 years

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Updated on May 06, 2016

My son is 1yrs 10 months old and I am a working mom.. I need to give 5 food items a day( for every 2hours).. I generally give any one kind of Dosa followed by any one fruit(banana) followed by rice/khichidi followed by homemade porridges followed by another fruit. I need a replacement for porridges.. Please suggest any variations for the same

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lubna

| May 06, 2016

Welcome Nisha :)

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Nisha Chandrasekharan

| May 06, 2016

Thanks a lot for your quick reply.. I have already introduced Chilly power in chillas and khichidi(which includes all veggies) I prepare.. Thanks again for ur inputs

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lubna

| May 06, 2016

Sure Nisha :) For Daliya, you can first slightly heat daliya in empty kadhai or frying pan n remove from there. In a cooker, add 1 teaspoon oil, add few onions if u wish, add potato, carrot, salt as per taste, 1/4th turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder, heated daliya, add water as per the quantity. then close the lid and allow 2-3 whistles. its better to introduce a bit red chilli powder as the child gets into the habit of eating such food as well. it shouldn't be too spicy also. For oats you can try Saffola oats. or simply any packed oats which you can heat along with milk n give to your baby.

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Nisha Chandrasekharan

| May 06, 2016

Thanks Lubna.. It was really helpful.. Can you share the recepies of Daliya.. The oatmeal you have said(Which brand is good for babies).

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lubna

| May 06, 2016

paneer*

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lubna

| May 06, 2016

Hi Nisha, I think you could try different things as well like Upma, daliya(potato and carrot added). You can also try parantha stuffed with potato or pander. Giving fruits is a nice option. some day, oatmeal in milk can also be tried. In summers, its recommended to give curd or buttermilk on a daily basis. At times, you can also add boiled beans, carrot, potato in the diet. And if you would like to introduce egg, you can provide Boiled egg. Hope this is helpful.

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