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Pumpkin is a great first food option for babies. Its loaded with nutrients like calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus to name a few. It is also rich in dietary fibre and prevents constipation. Pumpkin also helps build strong immunity in babies. With all these advantages it’s always good to start with fruits and vegetable purees for babies and hence you can find a wide collection of Baby Friendly Recipes on our blog. 

Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months Baby Food Recipe

Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months baby food recipe | kannada hindi

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Pumpkin Puree for Babies Recipe Below:

Pumpkin Puree for Babies

Pumpkin is a great first food option for babies. Its loaded with nutrients like calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus to name a few.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Baby Food
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  1. Pumpkin - 1/2 cup chopped
  2. Cinnamon Powder - a pinch
  3. Water - 1 cup

Method

  1. Take a piece of pumpkin, deseed and remove the skin neatly. Wash it well and chop it. Add it to a pressure cooker or a pan and add water.
  2. Pressure cook it for 2 whistles or pan cook by closing a lid for about 10 - 15 minutes. Once cooked transfer the cooked pumpkin pieces to a blender jar and add a pinch of cinnamon powder. You can even use cumin or pepper powder to flavor the puree.
  3. Blend it to a fine puree and the Pumpkin puree is ready to be served.
  4. Serve it immediately or cool and freeze in ice cube tray. Frozen puree cubes can then be stored in zip lock covers for further use.

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Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months Baby Food Recipe

Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months baby food recipe | kannada hindi

Ingredients 

Pumpkin – 1/2 cup chopped

Cinnamon Powder – a pinch

Water – 1 cup

Method of making Pumpkin Puree for Babies

1. Take a piece of pumpkin, deseed and remove the skin neatly. Wash it well and chop it. Add it to a pressure cooker or a pan and add water.

Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months baby food recipe | kannada hindi

2. Pressure cook it for 2 whistles or pan cook by closing a lid for about 10 – 15 minutes. Once cooked transfer the cooked pumpkin pieces to a blender jar and add a pinch of cinnamon powder. You can even use cumin or pepper powder to flavor the puree.

Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months baby food recipe | kannada hindi

3. Blend it to a fine puree and the Pumpkin puree is ready to be served.Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months baby food recipe | kannada hindi

4. Serve it immediately or cool and freeze in ice cube tray. Frozen puree cubes can then be stored in zip lock covers for further use.

Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months Baby Food Recipe

Pumpkin Puree for Babies | 6 months baby food recipe | kannada hindi

Note : 

1. Be sure to select a fresh pumpkin.

2. Deep yellow should be the color of it when cut open.

3. Its always good to talk to a pediatrician before introducing solids.

4. You can add another fruit or vegetable with pumpkin for 7 month + babies

5. You can also use the steaming method to make the puree.

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