consistency of the porridge which you make totally depends on you. You
can make it too runnier and pour it bottles and feed your baby or make
it little thicker and feed your baby using a spoon.
2)If you feed a good bowl of this for your baby. Your baby will sleep peacefully for a good 2 hours. It is that filling.
3)This wont cause constipation in babies. I am feeding this every alternate days to maha and she is passing stool daily.
4)You can start feeding this to 6 to 10 month baby.
How to sterilize baby feeding bowls:
by sterilizing the bowls and spoons which you are going to feed your
baby. Take the bowl and spoon in a large saucepan, cover it with water
and bring them to a boil. Boil it rapidly for 5 mins. Now you can turn
the heat off and leave them stay in the hot water till use.
How to make Barley Apple Porridge for Babies:
Whole Barley – 1/4 cup
Apples – 1 cup peeled and cubed
Water – 3.5 cup
First start by cooking barley. Take barley in a bowl and wash it well. Add it to pressure cooker, pour over 3 cups of water, cover and pressure cook for 5 whistle. simmer for 15 to 20 mins. Switch off the heat and let the pressure go all by itself. Open the pressure cooker, taste to see whether the apples are cooked.
Now add in the chopped apples and 1/2 cup of water.
Place it on stove and cook on a low heat for 2 mins.
Now puree this using a handblender or using a blender till it is smooth.
Pour into clean bowl and feed your baby.
How to cook barley on stove top:
Take whole barley in a blender and powder it.
Heat 3 cups of water in a sauce pan, Bring it to a good boil.
Add in barley powder and keep whisking. Now cover it and simmer the pan for 25 to 30 mins till it is completely cooked and the porridge gets thick.
Now add in pureed apples and cook for a further 2 mins.
You can serve this porridge to babies as it is, or if you want it super smooth, you can puree this once more and feed your baby.
|You need whole barley and apple|
|I used whole barley|
|Take 1/4 cup of barley in a bowl|
|Wash them well in water|
|Add it to pressure cooker|
|Add in 3 cups of water|
|while it is cooking, peel half a apple.|
|chop into small pieces|
|i immersed it in water till use|
|now taste the barley yo see whether it is done|
|add in apples|
|1/2 cup of water|
|put it back on stove for a good 2 mins|
|apples is half cooked|
|adjust the consistency|
|Pour into bowls and Feed your baby.|