Buttered Carrot Fingers Recipe (Finger Food For Babies Over 9 Months)
A simple and easy to make baby finger food recipe with steamed carrots sauteed in a bit of butter and served as a healthy evening snack to babies over the age of 9 months.
Buttered Carrots are brilliant finger food that you can offer to your babies from 9 months onwards. As your baby approaches the age of 9 months, he/she are keen to grab and put anything that they can find into their mouth especially since they would've just started teething. These bite sized carrot fingers make for a perfect dish to start off your babies in to world of self feeding as they are easy to hold and provide the bite that babies need during their teething process.
Carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which turns into vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A aids your baby’s eye development and are also excellent source of Vitamin C.
Serve these Buttered Carrot Fingers to your toddlers from 10 months onwards as finger foods/evening snack or even when travelling as they make for a perfect snack.
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- 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , washed and peeled
- 1 teaspoon Butter (unsalted)
- Cumin powder (Jeera) , a pinch
- Black pepper powder , a pinch
- Salt , optionally a pinch
How to make Buttered Carrot Fingers Recipe (Finger Food For Babies Over 9 Months)
To begin making Buttered Carrot Fingers, dice the washed and peeled carrots into an inch wide and 4 inch long sticks.
Add these diced carrots to a pressure cooker along with a pinch of salt and with 2 tablespoons water.
Cover the pressure cooker and cook for one whistle. After the first whistle, turn off the heat and remove the pressure immediately by running the pressure cooker under cold water. This will prevent the carrots from getting overcooked.
Place a pan on low-medium flame, and add one teaspoon of unsalted butter. Once the butter has melted, add the steamed carrots to the pan.
Saute for a couple of minutes until the butter has coated to the carrots. Turn off the flame.
Sprinkle a small pinch of cumin powder or pepper powder on top of the carrots and optionally pinch of salt.
Serve these Buttered Carrot Fingers to your toddlers from 10 months onwards as finger foods/snack or even when travelling as they make for a perfect snack.