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Barley Apple Porridge for Babies

Barley Apple Porridge for Babies with step by step pictures. Barley is a nutritious grain which is healthy to eat and easy to digest. This is a perfect food for babies who starts solid food.
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Course Baby Food


  • ¼ cup Whole Barley
  • 1 cup peeled and cubed Apples
  • 3.5 cup Water


  • 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 ½ cup of water.
  • Place it on stove and cook on a low heat for 2 mins.
  • Now puree this using a hand blender 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.
Nutrition Facts
Barley Apple Porridge for Babies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Sodium 41mg2%
Calcium 25mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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