Your baby is about to turn 6 months old, which also means preparing for the weaning period. You are worried about not knowing what to cook porridge for your baby to eat to ensure it is delicious and nutritious. Here are the porridge dishes for 6-month-old babies that you cannot ignore.

The weaning period is an important stage marking the baby’s development milestone, this is the period when the mother introduces the baby to different foods besides milk, and helps supplement nutrients for the baby’s development. . However, in addition to giving the baby extra weaning, do not forget to feed the baby with milk every day to provide enough nutrients.

firstShrimp porridge

Calcium supplementation is a necessary job in the period of feeding babies, so mothers should not ignore shrimp porridge for 6-month-old babies.

Ingredients: 20g plain rice, 150g shrimp, 20g washed pumpkin, bone broth, 1/2 teaspoon of cooking oil.

How to cook:

Step 1: Mom brought the washed rice to a pot and cooked it with bone broth until the porridge was boiling.

Step 2: The mother shrimp will be washed, peeled and remember to remove the sugar on the back of the shrimp, then chop it.

Step 3: Pumpkin peeled, cut into small pieces and steamed, then pureed.

Step 4: When the porridge is boiling, the mother adds the shrimp and pumpkin and simmers until the shrimp is cooked.

Step 5: Put the porridge in a blender and puree it, then pour it into the next bowl, add 1/2 teaspoon of cooking oil, mix well, wait for the porridge to cool down, then you can feed it to your baby.

Note: If you want shrimp porridge to be delicious and sweet to keep the taste of shrimp, after peeling and mincing shrimp, put the shrimp on the stove to cook, then wait for it to cool before adding the shrimp to grind. As for the porridge, after it is cooked, the porridge will be finely sieved. Finally, mix shrimp with porridge and bring to the stove to boil, turn off the stove and add cooking oil.

2Pork porridge cooked with potatoes

Potato is a food that mothers should choose in their children’s menu because it not only helps provide protein and starch but also helps the baby have a healthy digestive system.

Ingredients: 20g plain rice, 20g lean pork, 1 potato, ½ teaspoon cooking oil.

How to cook:

Step 1: Mom took the rice and washed it and boiled it.

Step 3: Potatoes are washed, peeled and finely chopped.

Step 4: After the porridge was boiled, the mother put both the meat and the potatoes in to cook.

Step 5: Bring the porridge into the blender, finally add 1/2 teaspoon of cooking oil to the baby to eat.

3Chicken porridge cooked with corn (corn)

Corn (corn) has an aroma and a sweet taste that provides the baby with an abundant source of nutrients and adds fiber. Please add chicken porridge cooked with corn to the weaning menu for your baby!

Ingredients: 20g plain rice, 50g chicken breast, 30g corn cob, 1 shiitake mushroom, 1 small wing of wood ear, ½ teaspoon cooking oil.

How to cook:

Step 1: Mom took the rice and washed it and boiled it.

Step 2: To make shiitake and wood ear mushrooms quickly soften, you can boil a little water, then add shiitake and wood ear mushrooms to soak, when they are soft, take them out, wash them and cut them into small pieces.

Step 3: Maize (corn) Mother separates the seeds and grinds them into small pieces.

Step 4: Wash the chicken breast and cut it into small pieces or mince it.

Step 5: When the porridge was boiling, the mother cooked the mixture of shiitake mushrooms, wood ear mushrooms, corn and chicken breasts.

Step 6: Put the porridge into a blender and puree it and add ½ teaspoon of cooking oil to be able to scoop it out for the baby to eat.

4Pork Ribs Porridge with Carrots

Ingredients: 20g plain rice, 100g pork ribs, 30g carrots, teaspoon cooking oil


Step 1: Wash the rice and put it on the stove to boil.

Step 2: Ribs are washed and boiled to remove the first water. Then again add water to boil and remove the meat, mince the meat.

Step 3: Carrots are steamed or boiled until soft and then mashed.

Step 4: When the porridge boils, add the ribs and carrots to cook.

Step 5: Bring the porridge puree and finally add ½ teaspoon of cooking oil to be able to feed the baby.

5Pork brain porridge – hot vegetables

Ingredients: 20g plain rice, ⅓ pork brain, 2 stalks of hot vegetables, ½ teaspoon cooking oil.

How to cook:

Step 1: Purchased pork brain peels off the clean outer membrane, then steamed and pureed.

Step 2: Wash the spinach leaves and chop them finely.

Step 3: The rice is washed and cooked into porridge, then pour in pork brain and hot water to cook.

Step 4: Puree the porridge and then add the cooking oil. So you have a delicious porridge for your baby.

Notes when cooking porridge for 6 months old baby

It is recommended to use hot water to cook porridge instead of cold water because hot water will help the porridge retain nutrients, porridge quickly and also more fragrant and flexible.

Do not boil porridge many times in a day, because cooking it again and again will make the porridge lose nutrients, lose its delicious taste, and make the baby get bored quickly. So cook a pot of porridge just enough for the baby to eat during the day, and store it in the refrigerator when cooking, then take out the porridge to sifted it and put more food into the hot porridge to be able to feed the baby.

Above are a few porridge dishes for 6-month-old babies, please refer to them for more experience in cooking delicious and nutritious porridge for babies.

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