Apple Puree Recipe (Baby Food - 4 months onwards)
Apple puree is easy to prepare and digest and can be used in variety of other baby foods like cereals, veggie puree etc.
Apple is a wonder fruit and can be introduced as one of the first baby foods to 'Apple of your eye'. As the old saying goes, 'an Apple a Day'. Apple puree is easy to prepare and digest and can be used in variety of other baby foods like cereals, veggie puree, teething biscuit recipes, healthy cake and yogurt as well. your babies will love the taste of apples served fresh and homemade.
Apple Puree Recipe is great for babies 4-6 months old. Going forward, you can start adding spices like cinnamon to the apple puree and the puree will become that extra tasty. Also as the babies grow up, instead of pureeing them in a blender, you can mash with a masher or spoon and start giving them a textured Apple Puree.
Did you know: Often termed as 'food of gods', apples are a super food for you and your babies. Apple is useful in curing stomach disorders, constipation and diarrhea in babies. Fiber and mild acid present in the apple is beneficial for baby and toddler's dental health.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other baby Food recipes such as
- 1 Apple
- Water , for cooking
How to make Apple Puree Recipe (Baby Food - 4 months onwards)
To begin making applesauce recipe, first wash and peel the apple. Cut them into slices/ chunks.
Add the apple slices to a pressure cooker. Add 2-3 tablespoon water to it. Pressure cook the apples for 2 whistles. Put the pressure cooker under running tap water and let it cool. Alternatively, you can steam the apple pieces in a baby steamer.
You can also cook the apples in a pan covered till they become soft. However cooking in a pressure cooker/ steamer just saves on time and is healthier as quick cooking preserves most nutrition.
Once the apple pieces are cooked well, put them in a portable blender/ mixer grinder and make smooth puree. Add more water to achieve smooth and thin consistency.