Beetroot Soup for Babies
by Tarla Dalal
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By 7 months, your baby is ready for liquids like soup too. Initially, take care to introduce one vegetable at a time, in the soup form, so that it is easier to digest and your baby will also get used to various tastes.
Moreover, when you make a multi-ingredient soup and it is rejected by your child, you will not know which ingredient was unsuitable.
Here, we start with Beetroot Soup, followed by Carrot Soup. Once your baby gets used to both these veggies individually, you can combine them to make Beetroot and Carrot Soup.
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- Combine the beetroot and ¾ cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Cool slightly and blend in a mixer till smooth.
- Strain the mixture using a strainer.
- Serve the beetroot soup for babies lukewarm.
- ½ cup of beetroot can be replaced with ½ cup of peeled and roughly chopped carrot and proceed as per the recipe.
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The attractive colour of beetroot is sure to please most babies.
Always begin with a tbsp. of soup and gradually wean ½ cup to your little one.
When feeding Beetroot Soup for the first time keep a close watch for allergies if any.
Continue with beetroot soup for babies and toddlers | beet soup for babies | beet soup for kids | healthy beetroot soup | for about a week.
Follow it by introducing other vegetable soup like Carrot Soup.
Continue feeding beetroot soup for babies and toddlers | beet soup for babies | beet soup for kids | healthy beetroot soup | for a few days.
Finally combine the 2 veggies to make Beetroot and Carrot Soup.
Sterilize all the containers, bowls, spoons and equipment very well before use.
Sometimes your baby may show aversion to the soup. No worries. Try it again after a few days. It is quite likely that the baby may accept it later.
For Beetroot Soup for Babies, firstly buy the perfect beetroot. Select beetroots which are firm and have a pale brown outer skin covering. They should be smooth and free from any cuts, blemishes or other damage. Avoid large beets with hairy taproots.
Wash the beetroot very well with clean water to make it free of dirt if any . Wash it under running water to prevent any sort of contamination.
Wipe it with a clean kitchen towel.
Trim of both the sides of the beetroot using a sterlized sharp knife.
Peel the beetroot with a sterilized peeler. Peel it very well so that no fibrous part remain as these are not easily digestible by babies at 7 to 8 months.
Using a sterilized knife roughly chop the beetroot. Chop them into medium sized pieces.
Transfer the chopped beetroot into a thoroughly cleaned pressure cooker.
Add ¾ cup of water to it. This is for pressure cooking.
Pressure cook for 4 whistles. Then allow the pressure cooker to cool down slightly and let the steam escape before opening it.
Open the lid. This is how cooked beetroot will look like. Again cool it slightly.
Transfer it to a mixer jar. Do not drain the water. This will help in blending and getting the needed consistency of Beetroot Soup for Babies.
Blend till it is smooth. Ensure that no pieces of beetroot remain behind, as this might lead to choking.
Strain the mixture using a strainer. This is to double ensure that the mixture is free of any small beetroot piece. This step is important when feeding Beetroot Soup for Babies above 6 months. When feeding in the beginning months strain the soup. After the baby is 8 to 9 months old, you can avoid straining.
Serve Beetroot Soup fpr Babies lukewarm. It is best to serve fresh foods to babies to prevent any sort of contamination. Make it and feed to your baby with love in attractive bowl.
Also try other nourishing soups for babies like Doodhi Soup, Carrot Soup and Beetroot and Carrot Soup.
Beetroot Soup is a nourishing option to begin a meal for adults. All you need to do is to add salt, mix it and re-heat it once after blending. Also remember to avoid the process of straining. Beetroot is rich in antioxidant betalain which helps to reduce inflammation, ward off harmmful radicals and build your immunity. Beetroot Soup is a good energy boost too, thus it serves as a good way to avoid fatigue.
Nutrient values ¾ cup
|Energy|| 16 kcal|
|Protein|| 0.6 gm|
|Carbohydrate|| 3.3 gm|
|Invisible fat|| 0.1 gm|
|Fibre|| 1.3 gm|
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