How To Make Flavored Cerelac At Home

How To Make Flavored Cerelac At Home

When your child is six months of age, it is time to introduce semi-solid foods to him or her. One of the easiest and most widely used options is Cerelac. This baby cereal can be made easily at home by just mixing in the necessary amount with warm water. But, Cerelac does not come in a variety of flavors and can become very boring for your child. That is why you need a flavored Cerelac Recipe that your child will enjoy. In this article, there are several recipes that will help you make flavored Cerelac at home. Homemade Flavored Cerelac Recipes are not just tasty but are extremely nutritious for your child as well. Also read: 5 Homemade Cerelac Recipes For Babies

Flavored Cerelac Recipes 

#1. Apple and Cinnamon Cerelac

Ingredients
  • Peeled and Boiled Apple- ½
  • Cerelac- 3 scoops
  • Water- 75ml
  • Cinnamon Powder: 1 pinch
Directions
  • Boil the water and mix in 3 scoops of Cerelac in it. Stir continuously as you pour the water in to ensure that there are no lumps.
  • Allow this mixture to cool down.
  • In a blender, puree the boiled apples.
  • Mix it in with the Cerelac.
  • Add a pinch of cinnamon and serve.

#2. Banana and Jaggery Cerelac

Ingredients
  • Banana-1 small
  • Powdered Jaggery- 1 teaspoon
  • Cerelac- 3 scoops
  • Water- 75ml
Directions
  • Add boiling water to three scoops of cereal and mix it well in a bowl till there are no lumps in it.
  • In another bowl, mash the bananas and the jaggery together until you have a fine paste.
  • Add this paste to the Cerelac that you have prepared.
  • You can also add more water to this mixture to improve the consistency. If the mixture is not smooth enough,
  • you can also blend all the ingredients in together.

#3. Orange Cerelac

Ingredients
  • Orange Juice- 2 tablespoons
  • Cerelac- 3 scoops
  • Water - 100ml
Directions
  • Boil 75 ml of water and add it to the cerelac. Mix it well to ensure that you do not have any lumps.
  • To the remaining 25ml, add the orange juice to make a diluted concoction.
  • Mix this in with the cereal. Allow it to cool and give it to your baby.
  • You also have the option of using other juices like apple juice. However, make sure that you avoid ones like
  • prune juice that are too high in sugar.
Also read: 5 Delicious Homemade Cerelac Recipes Your Kids Will Love!

#4. Mango Pulp Cerelac

Ingredients
  • Cerelac- 3 scoops
  • Water- 75ml
  • Mango Pulp- 2 teaspoons
  • Ghee- ½ tablespoon
Directions
  • In a bowl, mix in the cerelac with boiled water. Make sure that you stir the mixture thoroughly so that there are no lumps. Allow this to cool down.
  • Add the mango pulp and mix it till it is a smooth paste. You can add more water if you need to improve the consistency.
  • Add the ghee just before you feed it to your baby.
  • Using a pinch of cinnamon powder will make the flavor of this homemade flavored cerelac recipe better and more interesting for the little one.

#5. Blueberry and Apple Cerelac

Ingredients
  • Blueberries- ½ cup
  • Apple, boiled and peeled- 2 slices
  • Cerelac- 3 scoops
  • Water- 75ml
Directions
  • Prepare the Cerelac by mixing three scoops with boiling water. You need to make sure that it has no lumps.
  • In a blender, blend the apple and the berries together to make a fine paste.
  • Mix this paste in with the Cerelac that you have prepared. You can add a little more water if needed.
Also read: 11 Healthy Food Recipes For Toddlers

#6. Vegetable Cerelac

Ingredients
  • Carrot, sliced and boiled- ¼ cup
  • Sweet potatoes, boiled and sliced-1/4 cup
  • Peas, boiled- 2 tablespoons
  • Cerelac- 3 scoops
  • Water- 75 ml
Directions
  • Add the 3 scoops of cerelac into a bowl. Then mix in boiled water slowly as you keep stirring to prevent the formation of any lumps.
  • In a blender, blend all the vegetables together to make a fine paste.
  • Add this paste to the cerelac that you prepared.
  • If it is too thick, you can also add some water to make it easy for the baby to eat.

#7. Moong Dal Cerelac

Ingredients
  • Moong Dal- ¼ cup
  • Cerelac- 3 scoops
  • Water- 75ml
  • Ghee- 1 teaspoon
Directions
  • In a bowl, prepare the Cerelac by stirring in boiled water. Ensure that it is free from any lumps.
  • In a pressure cooker, boil the moong daal with the necessary amount of water. Allow 8-10 whistles to ensure that the daal is soft.
  • Then mix this daal with the Cerelac and allow it to cool.
  • Before you serve it, add ghee to make it tastier.
Also read: Homemade Fruit Purees For Babies For toddlers who are 6 months of age, ensure that none of these flavored Cerelac Recipes contain any refined sugar or salt. You should also make sure that you introduce new foods with a gap of at least 3 days in between them. This ensures that the child does not have any allergies or can help you spot the allergies if any. Want to share your experience as a mom with other moms through words or images? Become a part of the Moms United community. Click here and we will get in touch with you

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