Indian Recipes for Baby Led Weaning (BLW) is an attempt to help busy mothers plan their baby’s introduction to solids in an easy manner. We also offer suggestions to integrate them to the family pot at an early stage by modifying our daily foods in baby-friendly ways.

One important aspect to BLW cooking is to use only fresh ingredients. Buy fresh fruits and vegetables from your local market and cook hygienically for your baby.

Salt, Sugar and Honey are NOT added to food for babies under 1 year of age as per Pediatricians recommendation. This is followed in all our recipes.

Why Indian Food Recipes for Baby Led Weaning (BLW)?

Essential nutrients that are required for the child’s development is rich in our Indian Foods. Indian foods are easy to digest, rich in carbs & fibre and also most importantly, contains all the good fats.

The diet of children should comprise of proteins, fibres, carbohydrates, essential vitamins & minerals like calcium, iron, zinc etc.

Indian foods are easy to digest and helps babies digestion better as fermented foods like Idli, Dosa and spices like turmeric, jeera, ginger, garlic and curry leaves are used during preparation. These ingredients helps to secrete digestive enzymes and improve digestion. They also have have medicinal and healing properties.

Our attempt to give Indian Recipes for BLW is to help you plan a balanced meal for the baby. A Balanced Diet is possible to plan in Indian foods because of the varieties of cereals like wheat, rice, bajra, ragi and makai, pulses, legumes and vegetables (cooked, uncooked) used in daily cooking. We also use good fats like til oil, groundnut oil, ghee, mustard oil, coconut oil, etc in making our various delicacies.

These Indian Recipes are rich in complex carbohydrates. Wholewheat atta, ragi, dalia, veggies and sprouts are rich in micro nutrients like iron, calcium and vitamins A, B, C, E, K which is are essential for a babies growth.

In BLW Indian Recipes we have tried to include healthy diet which includes food high in fibre.

We have also included recipes from other cuisines to offer a variety for kids. For child specific meal plans kindly consult your personal nutritionist.

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