How to make carrot puree for babies

Carrots are a nutritious baby food, rich in beta carotene. Follow our simple step-by-step instructions, you can make nutritious carrot puree for your baby step by step.

Step 1: Pick and buy carrots

Carrots are a very versatile vegetable. When you start feeding your baby with complementary foods, you can mix carrots with various fruits, vegetables and meats to make a very rich pairing. A medium-sized carrot can make about 85 grams of carrot puree.


Step 2: Wash and cut the carrots

Wash the carrots in cold water, peel them, and remove the green leaves of the carrot heads. Cut the carrots into small pieces.


Step 3: Boil the carrots

Pour water into the pot and bring it to a boil. Add the sliced carrots and cook for about 10-15 minutes until the carrots are cooked through. Remove the carrots and let cool, or rinse them in cold water for 3 minutes.


Step 4: Mash the carrots

Mash the cooked carrot pieces with a grinder. Appropriate amount of cold water can be added (warm water can be added in winter). If your baby is about 10 months old, you can cut the cooked carrots into small pieces and feed them directly as teething food.


Step 5: Feed the carrot puree

Carrots are very delicious and can be fed alone or mixed with other vegetables, fruits or meats.

Foods that can be paired with carrots are:

  • Broccoli
  • Peas
  • Applesauce
  • Peach
  • Pumpkin
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Brown rice
  • Lentils
  • Beef
  • Chicken

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Carrot nutrition: Carrot is a kind of crispy, delicious and nutritious homemade vegetable, known as "little ginseng". Carrots are rich in sugars, fats, volatile oils, carotene, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, anthocyanins, calcium, iron and other nutrients.

Efficacy of carrots: 1. Good for health and longevity. 2. Prevent hardening of blood vessels, lower blood pressure and reduce heart disease. 3. Enhance immune function. 4. To benefit the liver and improve eyesight. 5. Laxative. 6. Anti-allergic. 7. Beautiful appearance. 8. Prevent colds.

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