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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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  • 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.


Serving: 1g | Sodium: 41mg | Calcium: 25mg
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