How to Make Mashed potatoes - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Mashed potatoes

Potatoes are starchy foods rich in carbohydrates and a child’s favourite first food. Carbohydrates are a quick fuel for your child to stay active. Just boil and mash them for your bub. They help in healthy weight gain of your child. You can add formula milk to this mash in case you need it to be more creamy.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 People 5 Minutes  15 Minutes


  • 2 medium potatoes


Step 1

Boil potatoes in a pressure cooker till 2-3 whistles.

Step 2

Allow to cool.

Step 3

Peel and mash the potatoes with fingers or spoon.

Step 4

Add water or formula milk to thin down the consistency if required.

Step 5

Serve at room temperature. If not serving immediately, then refrigerate it.

Nutritional Information

Calories 134 (560 kJ)
Calories from fat 1<br/
Total Fat 0.2 g 1% Sat. Fat 0.1 g 1%
Sodium 8 mg 1% Total Carbs. 31.2 g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g 11% Sugars 1.3 g
Protein 2.7 g Calcium 12.5 mg
Potassium 511.7 mg
Tip: You can add salt or sugar to the mash, only if needed.


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