This is the stage where babies are still having breast milk or regular baby formulated milk, puréed and mashed food in teaspoonful quantities. This recipe provides a good source of dietary fiber, beta-carotene (vitamin A) and potassium.
Servingsapprox. 4 portions,Preparation time 5 minutes,
60ml Baby’s usual milk (Use mommy’s breast milk*)
¼ Medium papaya (ripe) (approx. 75g)
1 Medium banana (ripe) (approx. 120g)
Prepare: Peel and slice papaya and banana into 1cm cubes. Place cubes inside jar.
Blend: Flip and rotate jar over and lock into blend position. Add milk. Blend 3-5 times for 10 seconds each until the desired consistency is reached.
Serve: Transfer the desired quantity to a bowl and serve.
The remaining purée can be removed from the jar and stored in an airtight container in the fridge (≤5°C) for 24 hours or freezer (≤-18°C) for 1-3 months.
* Disclaimer: Mommy’s breastmilk is the best choice. Alternatively, replace with the breast milk substitute your child uses if breast milk is not available.
Total Fat, g
Dietary Fibre, g
Vitamin C, mg
Vitamin A, IU
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To prevent browning, peel the bananas just before preparation.
Do not use underripe bananas as they contain resistant starch which might cause flatulence.
Do not use underripe papaya as the enzymes and certain bioactive compounds might cause abdominal cramps.