Did your baby just turn six months old and you are looking for food options you can feed him? there are different varieties of food you can feed your 6 months old aside cereal that is also very nutritious and healthy. Personally when my child turned six months and was ready to take solids I went in search of the different food options I could feed him that is also nutritious and healthy for him.
I discovered plantain puree and how easy it was to make it and I decided to learn how to make it. After I did and served my child this tasty recipe, he greatly enjoyed it and I have not turned back since then. Plantain puree is now added to the list of solid I feed my baby.
Today I will be sharing this knowledge with you. My goal is to teach you how to make plantain puree for babies 6 months old and above. It is very easy to make once you follow the procedure I will be listing below. First of all we will start with the ingredients you need to make the puree.
Ingredients For Plantain Puree
It is important that the plantain is mature and ripe naturally. You would need half of the plantain to make the puree.
1 to 2 piece of egg yolk
The egg should be boiled and the egg white separated from the yoke. It is the yolk that is important in this recipe.
Blender or food processor
It is preferable to use a food processor if you want it to be very smooth and easy for your baby to eat.
You can use your breast milk if you don’t have baby formula to add.
Other Necessary Items
Plate and spoon
How To Prepare Plantain Puree
In preparing plantain puree recipe you start by cutting your ripe plantain into two almost equal half. You then peel the smaller part with a knife. Then you slice it into two halves and remove the black part that is in the center of the plantain. After this is done you then slice the plantain into small bits and boil with water. For better outcome you can use a rice cooker to boil.
After the plantain has boiled for 5 to 7 minutes, you can now take it out and allow it to cool for some minutes. When it is cold you can now put it in the food processor and if you don’t have a food processor, you can use a blender. You blend the plantain until it is smooth. If necessary you can add little water while blending to make it easy.
Once you are done with blending you put the plantain in a plate and add your egg yoks. Then you mix it together with the plantain paste using your fork. When it is mixed properly you then add your baby formula or breast milk and mix properly. Don’t add too much of the milk so your puree doesn’t become too watery.
After mixing all your ingredients properly you can now relax and serve your baby the delicious plate of plantain puree. You will be grad with how much your baby will enjoy this mixture. I would advice that you serve your baby a warm plate of this plantain puree.