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Carrot Coins for Babies, Toddlers & Kids. Carrots make an ideal vegetable for infants to start weaning with. Carrots offer nutritional benefits and textural interests with attractive color for babies. It’s easy for babies to swallow and digest, it’s naturally sweet in taste and the crisp nature of it makes it addictive to chew and swallow, hence a baby friendly vegetable.

Carrot Coins for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

CARROT COINS - IDEAL FINGER FOOD for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Nutrition

  • Carrots are an excellent source Vitamin A
  • Vitamin A aids your baby’s eyes
  • Carrots also promote a strong immune system and protects against heart
  • Rich in fiber, which helps in normal bowel movements
  • Fortified with iron, calcium and vitamin C

Texture

  • Cooked Carrots are easily mash able and can be fed in puree form to attain soft and smooth texture making it interesting and addictive.
  • Cooked Carrots could be mashed fresh with a fork, or use a blender or food processor.
  • Is it safe to include carrot in a baby’s diet?
  • Yes, it is absolutely safe to introduce Carrot in a baby’s diet. The nutrients found in carrots make it an ideal vegetable for a baby’s first solid food.
  • At what age can I start giving carrots to my baby?
  • Carrot could be introduced to baby’s diet around 6-7 months of age.

How to make CARROT COINS – IDEAL FINGER FOOD for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

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Carrot Coins for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

CARROT COINS - IDEAL FINGER FOOD for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Carrots make an ideal vegetable for infants to start weaning with. Carrots offer nutritional benefits and textural interests with attractive color for babies. It’s easy for babies to swallow and digest, it’s naturally sweet in taste and the crisp nature of it makes it addictive to chew and swallow, hence a baby friendly vegetable.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Snacks, Healthy Bake, Travel friendly, Lunch box snacks
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  • Carrot 1 grated
  • Gram flour – 2 tsp
  • Rice flour 21/2 tsp
  • Pepper powder – pinch
  • Water little

Method

  • Keep all the ingredients ready and pour it to a bowl. Mix all the ingredients well to form a dough-like consistency
  • Sprinkle water if needed. Make small balls and flatten it to make tikkis, patties or coin-like.
  • Heat a pan, add Ghee to shallow fry our Carrot Coins.
  • Cook it both the sides till the color changes.
  • Our Carrot Coins are ready to be served to your little ones or for your tea time snack.

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Carrot Coins for Babies, Toddlers & Kids

CARROT COINS - IDEAL FINGER FOOD for Babies, Toddlers & Kids Finger food carrots for 8 months plus babies

Benefits of carrots for babies

  • Supply of essential vitamins and minerals
  • Help in easy digestion
  • Remedy for diarrhea
  • Remedy against intestinal worms
  • Acts like a natural laxative because of their inherited properties of dietary fiber

Goodness of Gram Flour for Babies and Kids

  • Its skin friendly and helps in nourishing baby’s skin and hair.
  • It helps in adding on to the crispness of the Carrot Coins for babies and kids recipe.

Similarly Rice flour add to the binding of the Carrot and other ingredients of the below mentioned list and an additional benefit of adding crispness for the evening snacks for the babies and kids to relish.

As we all know Pepper is added for the taste and avoiding the gassy nature of Gram flour and allowing in easy digestion and ease the bowel movement.


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