2 Tasty Healthy Food Recipes For Your Baby

Are you on the lookout for nutritious recipes tailored for your 6-month-old bundle of joy? Look no further! Transitioning your baby to solid foods around the 6-month mark is an exciting milestone. When my little one, Brat H, hit this stage, I delved into the world of Indian baby food recipes, starting with a medley of fruits, cereals, pulses, rice, and vegetables. As I navigate the journey of introducing solids, I’m constantly exploring new options to ensure a well-rounded diet for my 8-month-old munchkin. The quest for wholesome and delectable baby food recipes is endless, but it’s all part of the fulfilling journey of parenthood.

Next month, he will be in the 9-12 months old age group! I know!! Time flies. Since he is getting bigger, he can eat various foods that are cooked in our family meal. Depending on the appetite, the infant needs to be fed 2-3 meals. Include 1-2 snacks to your baby having a variety of fruits and vegetables.

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2 yummy and healthy baby food recipes for your infant :

1. Lentils with Carrots and Sweet Potato Recipe

Crafting tasty and nutritious meals for your little one becomes a breeze with lentils, packed with essential nutrients like iron, protein, and fiber. By the time your baby reaches 6 months, their natural iron reserves from birth start to deplete. Hence, it’s crucial to incorporate iron-rich foods into their diet. Here’s a simple yet scrumptious baby food recipe bursting with iron goodness. Give these Indian-inspired delicacies a try for your 6-month-old and watch them delight in every bite!

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Lentil Carrot Sweet Potato

This is an easy and healthy recipe for your kids. This is highly recommended when you are introducing solids for the first time
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Baby Food
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 Kids


  • 1 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 1 piece Carrot Peeled and finely chopped/grated
  • 60 g Red lentils
  • 200 g Sweet potato Peeled and chopped
  • 1 Whole bay leaf Optional
  • 450 ml Water


  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan and add carrots and lentils.
  • Allow the mixture to boil and then simmer for 30 minutes or more until the lentils are cooked.
  • Remove the bay leaf and serve along with cooked rice. You can also serve it as a lentil puree.
Keyword Baby Food Recipes, healthy recipes

2. Fruity Rice Pudding Recipe

Crafting a nutritious and delicious breakfast for your 6-month-old can indeed be a challenge. If you find yourself pondering daily about the best morning meal options for your little one, look no further! Here’s a delightful recipe that serves as the perfect breakfast for your baby.

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Fruity Rice Pudding

Delicious and nutrient rich breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Baby Food
Servings 1 Kid


  • ½ cup Brown rice
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • ¼ cup Apples/bananas sliced into small pieces
  • 1 pinch Sugar optional
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powde optional
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom powder optional


  • Place a medium saucepan over medium-low heat and put all the ingredients together
  • Cook this mixture for 30 minutes until rice is soft and occasionally stir to stick to the bottom of the pan
  • Remember to keep the consistency of this recipe soupy and not thick and add more water if required
  • You can add a bit of cardamom powder for taste! Serve it warm.

Baby led weaning

Here is hoping that your baby is going to love these finger-licking, quick healthy food recipes and ask for more 🙂. Try this at home and let us know if your baby loved it in the comments below. Please share if you know any baby food recipe for 1 year old.

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