Carrot potato puree

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Carrot is a rich source of beta-carotene, an antioxidant that gets converted to vitamin A in your body. Vitamin A helps develop good eyesight for your baby. Energy dense potato adds thickening effect to the puree, add water or milk if you need to thin down the consistency. This puree will make baby feel full for a good time. While introducing your baby, do not use any oil and spices.
Serves
Preparation Time
Cooking Time
1 People 10 Minutes 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 peeled and chopped carrot
  • 1/4 cup peeled and chopped potatoes
  • 2 cups filtered water
  • A slice of lemon

Method

Step 1

Put water and the chopped potato and carrot in a pressure cooker.

Step 2

Cook for two whistles or until the vegetables are soft.

Step 3

Cool slightly and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.

Step 4

Pour the purée into a broad non-stick pan and bring to boil, with occasional stirring.

Step 5

Squeeze lemon for taste.

Step 6

Serve lukewarm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 155.1g

Calories 118 Calories from Fat 23
Total Fat 2.6g 4% Saturated Fat 1.3g 7%
Trans Fat 0.0g Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 75mg 3% Potassium 584mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 21.7g 7% Dietary Fiber 3.8g 15%
Sugars 2.9g Protein 2.3g
Vitamin A 90% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%

* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.

Tip: After eighth month, you can add ingredients like onions, garlic, pepper that have a strong flavor.