Carrot Oats Porridge Recipe for Babies and Toddlers
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Carrot Oats porridge - healthy porridge made with oats & carrot for babies and toddlers
Recipe type: Porridge
Cuisine: Indian
  • Homemade Oats Cereal* - ¼ cup
  • Water - 1 Cup
  • Carrot - 1 medium sized or ½ cup sliced
  • Dates - 2
  • Nuts Powder - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Breastmilk/Formula Milk - ¼ cup (optional)
  • * If using whole oats powder, and use
  1. Soak two dates in warm water. Wash carrot in running water well. Peel the skin off from the carrot with a peeler. Then slice them into pieces. Transfer the carrot slices into a pressure cooker and add ½ cup of water
  2. Pressure cook the carrots in medium flame for one whistle. Open the cooker once pressure released.
  3. Transfer the cooked carrots along with soaked dates to a blender.
  4. Grind it into a smooth paste. Set aside.
  5. Take the oats in a pan and 1 cup of water to it. (If using the whole oats, Grind it in a mixer to a slightly coarse powder and use)
  6. Mix well with a whisk. Make sure that no lumps are formed. Cook the oats in low, medium flame for 3 to 5 minutes or until it is thoroughly cooked in sauce consistency. Keep stirring while cooking.
  7. Once the oats are thoroughly cooked, add ground carrot puree and nuts powder. Mix well.
  8. Switch off the flame once done. For babies below one year, switch off the porridge at this stage & add breastmilk or formula when the porridge is warm.
  9. For babies above one year, use cows milk & boil it further for 2-3 minutes and remove from flame.
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Serving size: 2
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at