Cook them for 10 15 minutes or as per the time recommended on the packet. For babies over 8 months you can skip powdering if your baby can eat slightly coarse porridge.
But the history of serving babies porridge from grains goes way back.
Oat milk baby porridge. You can make up the baby porridge in any quantity. Add more water or milk to adjust the consistency. This milk oats porridge recipe makes a mum and baby s serving.
As promised here are the detailed steps to make simple porridge using oatmeal cereal. Boil the water in a saucepan. Oatmeal and rice cereal are common first foods for babies in the united states largely because they are fortified with iron which is why most pediatricians recommend it.
Use a blender or any other food processor to ground the oats. This porridge tastes good even plain without adding any additional sweetener or salt. Ground oats cup.
Now it s time to add either breast milk or baby formula. But you can add any fruit puree dates syrup or raisins paste to enhance the taste. You can also complete the texture and taste of the oatmeal with some fruits if you want.
How to make milk oats porridge for babies. Cooking rolled oats infant oatmeal for a baby. Let it simmer for about 10 minutes or so while whisking.
For toddlers you can add few blanched almonds or walnuts if not allergic. Cooking steel cut oats for babies. Oatmeal may be offered as soon as your baby is ready for solids which is generally around 6 months of age.
To make the porridge simply add one part oats to two parts of your babies usual milk breast milk formula or cows milk all work fine and gently heat it in a saucepan stirring regularly until the milk has absorbed. Apple purée or grated apple for older babies managing textures. Add oats to a blender and powder finely.
Adjust the quantity as needed. Add the ground oatmeal while also stirring the mixture constantly. Just keep the ratio of 1 portion of oats to 3 portions of milk 1 3 you can add any fruit purée you like to the cooked baby porridge or serve it plain below are some ideas for flavoring the baby porridge.
Mashed or purée banana. Let the oats soak in water for a minute. This oats porridge recipe can be given to babies from 8 months.
You can also add your own flavours to the porridge with unsweetened apple sauce grated apple mashed banana or desiccated coconut. Cool and blend the cooked oats to prepare an oatmeal porridge for the baby. You can either use steel cut or regular oats.