By 11 months, your baby may become more independent and she may be able to eat or drink on her own. Keep watching the baby close while she is eating in order to avoid choking. Don’t worry if the baby is not ready to eat on her own! Just help and encourage by offering finger foods and practice her to hold the spoon!
Now you can give all foods you cook for your family in the form of minced or chopped (with few exceptions which includes salt, sugar, honey, whole nuts and cow’s milk).
Always remember that solids food can’t replace the nutrients breastmilk or formula provides during the first year. So consider including solids in your baby’s diet as a complementary feeding. Please read on 10 months baby food chart (to cross check the foods you have introduced till 10 months) before you plan a food chart for your 11 months baby. And always consider preferring homemade foods for your baby, which is safe.
And Hopefully by now you are planning for your baby’s first birthday which is certainly something to celebrate! Check some dessert recipes here which you may want to consider before planning the party menu.
What’s new on 11 months baby food?
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup of cereal
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup of vegetables
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup of fruits
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup of mixed cereals
- 2 to 3 tbsp of dairy
- 4 tbsp of meat/protein
Rice with plain dal or paneer dal masala
Any fruit (FF)
paneer dosa or roti with mildly spiced paneer korma
Vegetables dosa / Vegetables Utthappam
Any cooked cut vegetables
pasta with cheese/
Vegetables stuffed paratha or daliya upma
Roti with any mildly spiced vegetable gravy or chicken korma
/ wheat dosa Or Chapati
mildly spiced gravy
Vegetables pulao or paneer pulao with homemade curd or rice with mashed sweet potato or yam
Milkshake/or any fruit milkshake made with breastmilk or formula or any kheer
mashed ghee rice with egg bhurji or paneer bhurji
Any dosa variety or pancakes or cheela
Poha upma or moong
dal chilla or
rice noodles or pongal
Rice with minched chicken or plain egg curry or plain dal or lentil rice
bread upma Or
plain suji or daliya upma
- Sterilize the bowls and spoons used for feeding your baby in a vessel with hot water for five minutes and keep it immersed in the same vessel until use.
- Some of the recipes given above prepared with more spices as it’s a family recipe. Adjust the spices according to your baby’s preference.
- Never introduce more than 1 food at a time when introducing solids to your baby.
- Salt , sugar, cow’s milk and honey is not recommended in baby’s food until 1 years of age.
- Check for allergy symptoms when you introducing a new food to your baby and stop feeding your if you find any symptoms.
- This food chart is prepared to give an idea on what foods can be included in babies diet at particular month. It should not be considered as a medical advice.
- Feed your baby with breastmilk or formula milk on demand other than the timings mentioned in the chart.
- Always check with your pediatrician before introducing any new food.
- Steaming is a healthy option for baby food than pressure cooking. So I prefer steaming using a Idli pot or steamer.