Weight Gain Baby Foods

Weight Gain Baby Foods (Homemade) For 6 To 24 Months Babies

(Last Updated On: December 3, 2022)

Many new parents are worried about what foods are good for their babies. Are you one of them searching for weight gain baby foods that can be prepared at home? In this post, you can find recipes for 4 weight-gain baby foods that can be easily prepared at home and given to your babies from 6 months to 24 months. This article is based on the YouTube video explaining the preparation of these healthy and nutritious baby foods.

Disclaimer: This is for informational purposes only and not a piece of advice from a health expert or nutritionist. You should try it at your own risk. This site or the video owner will not be responsible for any problems.

4 Weight Gain Baby Foods (Homemade)

1. Apple Banana Puree for 6M Babies

Ingredients:

  • Apple – 1
  • Banana – 1/2 piece

Take 1 red delicious apple. Gala apples are great too. Peel, clean, and cut the apple into sizeable pieces. Setup steaming. Use a steaming basket, if you have one. A small cup would work too. Steam the apple pieces for 7-8 minutes. After 8 minutes, check it with a fork. They should be soft with a fork. 

Take half of a banana. Peel and cut into pieces. Blend the apple and banana together in a grinder. Apple Banana Puree is ready. This is a great weight gain baby food for 6 months plus babies.

Read 15 Impressive Health Benefits Of Apple

2. Potato Egg Puree

Ingredients

  • Egg   – 1
  • Potato – 1
  • Butter – 1 Tsp (optional)
  • Milk – 1/4 Cup

Hard boil 1 egg for 8-10 minutes. Peel off the shell. Break the egg and remove the white portion. Egg yolk is full of nutrition. Boil 1/2 medium potato. Peel off the skin. Mash the potato halfway. Mix the egg yolk with mashed potato. Add 1/4 cup of milk slowly. This is a baby weight-gaining food for 8 months+ babies. Give it breakfast or lunch. 

Portion size for 8 months old: ⅓ cup

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2. Potato Egg Puree For 8Months+ Babies

Ingredients

  • Egg   – 1
  • Potato – 1
  • Butter – 1 Tsp (optional)
  • Milk – 1/4 Cup

Hard boil 1 egg for 8-10 minutes. Peel off the shell. Break the egg and remove the white portion. Egg yolk is full of nutrition. Boil ½ medium potato. Peel off the skin. Mash the potato halfway. Mix the egg yolk with mashed potato. Add 1/4 cup of milk slowly.

This is a baby weight-gaining food good for 8 months + babies. Give it breakfast or lunch. Portion size for 8 months old: ⅓ cup

Green Gram – Coconut Milk Porridge

High protein baby porridge 8 months – 3 yrs

Here are the health benefits of this food:

  • Prevents anaemia
  • Boost immunity
  • Strong bones
  • Antifungal
  • Zinc
  • Antiviral
  • Weight gain
  • Brain development

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Tsp Ghee
  • 2 Tsp Green grams
  • 1 Tbsp Rice
  • Pepper
  • Cumins
  • Garlic
  • Turmeric

Blend the grated coconut well in a grinder. Separate the coconut milk (You can use store-bought coconut milk too). Repeat the process 2/3 times more to get more coconut milk. Coconut has healthy fats. It is good for brain development. It helps with digestion. 

Soak green grams overnight or at least for 6 hrs. Soak the rice for 1 hr. Pour 1 Tsp Ghee into a pressure cooker. Put Cumins, garlic and turmeric into the hot ghee and saute for 2 minutes.

Add soaked Green grams and rice. Add pepper. Add 1 cup of water (use only the required quantity of water so that it is easy to mash). Cook for 3 whistles and simmer for 3 mins. Add 1/2 cup of coconut milk. Cook for 2 minutes on low flame while you mash it. Make it to a porridge consistency.

This is good food for your baby’s lunch or dinner. Age 8 months to 3 yrs babies/toddlers.

Sooji Potato Kheer

Ingredients

  • 1 Tsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • Sooji 2 Tbsp
  • Elaichi powder
  • Protein powder
  • Dry dates powder 

Roast sooji on low flame for 3 minutes. Keep aside and let it cool down. Pour 1 Tsp ghee (clarified butter) into the frying pan. Put ¼ cup boiled, mashed potato. Saute for a few minutes. Add roasted sooji. Slowly add 1 cup of water. Add Elaichi powder and Protein powder. Add dry dates powder as a sweetener for < 1-year babies. You can add sugar for 1+ year babies. Stir in 1/4 cup milk. 

A note about the milk

For 6 – 8 months babies make it with water (No milk). You can use coconut milk for 8 months plus babies. For 1+ year babies, use cow milk. 

This is good as evening snacks or for dinner. Very nutritious and helps with weight gain.

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Conclusion

Hope you could find the above 4 weight-gain baby foods (homemade) useful for your baby. Please note that all the above ingredients are healthy and nutritious and very good for your baby.

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