BabyFood Recipe : Beetroot – Carrot Purée

Packed with ample nutrients, beetroot and Carrot are easy on baby’s palette. They are rich in Vitamin A, B, C, K and E. Also full of Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron. Being rich in iron they promote production of Red Blood Cells, cleanses the body, good for eyes, boosts immunity and prevents constipation.

                                                Beet root


Together they make a great first food for your baby. Given the packed nutrients, it is a super food for the growing body.

1/2 medium sized carrot
1/4 cup chopped beetroot
1/4 cup water

1. Wash carrot and beetroot in running water thoroughly.
2. Peel off the skin. Cut in small pieces and transfer to a pressure cooker.
3. Add water. Seal the lid and cook it for 4 whistles on low flame
4. once the pressure is released, open the cooker and transfer Beet-Carrot to a blender and blend. To get the desired consistency, add water (used for cooking) while blending.

                         Recipe Notes
# Beetroot takes a longer time to soften. Check the beetroot before finally blending the mixture.
# Steam is a good option as it softens the food while retaining all the nutrients. More than that, it becomes easier on the tiny tummy to digest.

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