Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies


Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies

This recipe has been viewed 35725 times



This delicious Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies made with an apt combination of banana and papaya is very healthy for your child.

Try this Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies when your baby has got accustomed to Banana Puree for Babies and Papaya Purée.

Banana is high in energy, which is very necessary for growing children, while papaya nourishes your child with Vitamin A. It also contains a lot of fibre, which ensures easy digestion.

The flavour and consistency of the Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies is also naturally sweet and smooth, which makes it appealing to the baby.

See detailed step by step photos of Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies recipe below.

Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies recipe - How to make Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.25 cup
Show me for cup

Ingredients


For Banana and Papaya Puree
1/4 cup roughly chopped or sliced bananas
1/4 cup roughly chopped papaya

Method
For banana and papaya puree

    For banana and papaya puree
  1. To make banana and papaya puree, combine the banana and papaya in a mixer and blend till smooth.
  2. Serve the banana and papaya puree immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per for 1/4 cup
Energy64 cal
Protein0.8 g
Carbohydrates14.5 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.7 mg
Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies recipe with step by step photos

Before you begin with Banana and Papaya Puree

  1. Before you feed your baby Banana and Papaya Puree, ensure that you have served your baby each fruit puree individually. 

For the Banana and Papaya Puree

  1. For Banana and Papaya Puree for babies, firstly you have to buy the correct fruits. Banana should be firm and free of blemishes. It should be fully ripe and have a fruity sweet smell. Always prefer using Elaichi bananas.
  2. Peel the banana with hands and discard it. 
  3. Place the banana on a clean chopping board and remove the 2 ends of the banana. The ends of banana are usually slightly black and best if removed and discarded. Then chop it roughly or in slices using a sharp knife.
  4. Now prepare the papaya. Firstly buy just ripe papaya and not the one which is mushy or over soft. 
  5. Wash the papaya very well to ensure its free of dirt. 
  6. Peel the papaya using a sharp knife and discard the peel. 
  7. Cut the papaya into 2 vertically or horizontally. Deseed the papaya using a spoon. Ensure to double check that no seeds remain, as these are indigestible by babies. 
  8. Place the papaya on a clean chopping board and chop it roughly.
  9. Place the papaya in a small mixer jar.
  10. Put the bananas over it.
  11. Blend it till smooth. If you baby can eat mashed food mash both together using a fork and do not blend.
  12. Serve immediately. Start with a very small portion and the gradually increase the portion size.

Notes for Banana and Papaya Puree

  1. Banana and Papaya Puree for babies is not cooked, so don’t keep it for long time. Feed it on preparing.  
  2. Feed your baby Banana and Papaya Puree in an upright position to avoid choking.  
  3. Don’t add sugar to the Banana and Papaya Puree for babies. Both the fruits are sweet and remember a sweet tooth is cultivated rather than inherited. 
  4. When you start either of these fruits watch out for allergies if any. If that shows don’t try this combination.
  5. If the baby doesn’t accept a particular food at one go, do not despair. Re-introduce it again after a week, as weaning is a gradual process. 
  6. Before you start preparing your baby’s meal, do remember to wash and sterilize all the utensils and equipment you use. 

Reviews