Peas ( From 6 months)
The nutritional value of peas is amazing when you think of the small size of a cup of peas. Did you know that one cup of peas contains more protein that a tablespoon of peanut butter and also provides Calcium, Vitamin A and C and iron too.
Peas are low fat but high everything else. A cup of peas has less than 100 calories but lots of protein, fiber and micro-nutrients.
Peas contain high amounts of a health-protective polyphenol called coumestrol. A study in Mexico City determined you only need 2 milligrams per day of this phytonutrient to prevent stomach cancer. A cup of peas has at least 10.
The high fiber content in peas improves bowel health and peristalsis.
For 1 time meal
1/2 cup of peas ( fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup water
For Freezing( 1 week)
2 cups peas
1.5 cup water
In a Sauce pan boil the peas in water until peas are soft and water reduces to almost 1/4, now mashed the peas with water with the electric hand blender until you got the soft paste puree.
Note: start introducing semi solid to solid food when your baby is 6 months old. start introducing from
1- 2 tps in first week
2-2.5 tps in second week
1 tablespoon in third week
2 tablespoon in fourth week
also according to the appetite of your baby