My name is Chioma and I love cooking. Cover and simmer until very tender (around 20 mins), Drain the potato and carrots and return to the pan. Great mash starts with the correct potato. Peel them slightly. and bring them to a boil. Hi Aarthi..aarthi here I tried this recipe with my 10 month old and she enjoyed it. Cover with water and bring to the boil. @New mommyyes u can boil apples like this too. Wash them well. Thank you so much. We can start introducing meat into baby meals from 6 months (with the pediatrician’s agreement) and we preferably use white meats (Chicken, turkey, veal …). Reserve the cooking liquid. 1 medium russet potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice (1 cup, 6 ounces) 1/2 medium carrot, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice (1/2 cup, 2 ounces) 1/2 cup (3 oz) frozen corn niblets 1/2 teaspoon chives 1/2 cup plain yogurt. Reaching our daily vegetable intake goal can be hard for both children and adults. Instructions Set a medium pot fitted with a steamer insert or basket over medium high heat. I meant can v boil apples in tis manner as u hav shown for carrots…sorry for the mistake in previous msg. Cover it and simmer it. BLITZ the cooked veg and add a splash of milk (breast or formula) to loosen to get desired consistency for your baby If you have any concerns about your child’s health and feeding, please consult your doctor or health professional. Waxy potatoes, require more mashing to become creamy which can result in a “gummy” texture. My kids help me to prepare a lot of our meals so when I say “hidden” I actually mean vegetables that are mashed, pureed or blended into a meal. 4) And receive this FREE ebook - "How to Raise a Healthy Little Foodie". Becoz steamed vegetables contains more nutrients. Although I do believe in exposing children to a range of vegetables, in their natural form, I am also a firm believer of adding “hidden” vegetables into as many meals as I can. How to make Carrot & Potato Puree: Choose a fresh, firm potato and carrot. Carrots are vegetables and helps with good vision for your baby. baby. Hi! You can puree them in a blender or use a handblender. Reaching our daily vegetable intake goal can be hard for both children and adults. In addition, it contains some fibre which is good for digestion and complements potatoes in this meal which offers none but is a good source of carbohydrate. After that i would be feeding rice for maha. Put them in water and wash them well till there is no starch. *See note 3 Add to the potato and carrots and mash until smooth. Wash plantain and potato and cut into about four pieces each. I prepared it for my baby and he loves it so much, he was eating and dancing wit his leg. Now drain the veggies to a bowl or a mixer. If the consistency is not the right one, do not hesitate to add cooking water to smooth it out. Her 3 yr old, who really isn’t keen on his veggies but loves potatoes ate the mash with no issues. * See note 2, In a small saucepan, melt the butter and milk together. Am a new cook and my baby s 8 months now. Can I add tomatoes and crafish to the potato puree, Hi,My baby is 5 month and 20 days old.. can I introduce carrot puree to him, Your email address will not be published. Choose a fresh, firm potato and carrot. Or at the very least bring your butter and mash to room temperature. Please do not use my images without prior permission. Cut carrot into two or three chunks too and place all into a cooking pot. A delicious side dish, pie topper or baby puree. It’s ready ! I will make sure I try others too. Drain off the water into a bowl. Blend. Thanks for the feedback. Place potatoes, carrot and corn in machine and steam for 15 minutes.Add chives and puree to smooth (30 seconds).Remove from bowl and stir in yogurt to desired consistency. Gently heat the butter with the milk on the stovetop before adding them to your potato and carrot mash. Can the veggies be steamed instead of boiling? my opinion & experience potatoes wont cause any constipation in I must also add that I love the taste as well…..maybe I’ll start preparing it for myself & Princess , You are very welcome Lara. Higher starch potatoes (such as Russet & King Edward) are the best choice for mash as they fall apart easily when cooked and they absorb flavouring more easily. Required fields are marked *. Add about a cup of water and cook for 15 – 20 minutes to soften. 3)In thanks! Cook for about 20 minutes, or until very soft when poked with a knife… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB7Punwig-o, Add them to water and rinse off all starch from the potatoes. I'm Amy, Mum to two little boys and trying my hardest to bring them up to be Healthy Little Foodies.