Similar Questions with Answers
Question: Can we give pediasure/horlicks/boost for one year baby?
Answer: No dear nothing of that sort can be given untill ur baby is 2 years of age. Though you can make the dry fruits mixture which is extremely healthy.
Once your child starts to drink milk with this dry fruit powder you will be satisfied that you have put in the efforts to make this at the first place.
Almonds – 1 cup
Cashew – 1 cup
Pista – 1 cup
Peanut – 1/2 cup
Dry ginger – 2 to 3 inch
How To Prepare Dry Fruit Powder Mix at Home?
Dry roast nuts one by one till it attains a crunchy texture. Crush dry ginger and heat it for a few seconds.Let the dry fruits and dry ginger cool a bit. Powder it in a mill/mixie. It will not be a very fine powder but a slightly coarse one.Store the powder mix in an airtight container once it is completely cool.
Things to take care
The powder will be coarse in nature. Don’t over grind the nuts as it will start separating oils and the mixture will become oily and too much sticky.
Use the pulse mode to powder if you are using a mixie. Powder the nuts mixture in intervals and not at a single stretch.
You can also add cardamom to this mix. It gives a good aroma.
Dry fruits like walnut, hazelnuts etc. can also be added.
A pinch of saffron can enhance the flavor and color and this can also be used if you want.
Peel peanut skin and remove pistachio from shell before making
You don’t have to soak and peel almonds. You can powder it as it is after dry roasting.
You can use dry ginger powder instead of the dry ginger piece.
This powder mix can be given to babies above 10 months. Make sure that your baby is not allergic to nuts and each of the ingredients used to make this powder mix is introduced separately to the baby.
Always follow the 3 days golden rule when you introduce anything new.
How to make dry fruit powder milk?
Dilute 1:1 ratio of milk and water.
Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of dry fruit powder mix and add it to milk without any lumps.
Turn on the stove and let the milk boil.
You can add jaggery powder or sugar to this dry fruit powder drink if required.
Question: Mam my baby is one year and two months old.shall i give junior Horlicks to him
Answer: Hi..seriously asking do you think junior horlicks helps in the baby growth ? There are no evidence till now like how they promoted the pack with quite like stronger,taller,sharper..Try go with homemade and foods promoting nutrients..you can give dry nuts powder having roasted almonds,dried figs,dry grapes,dates,pista,groundnuts..if you stopped giving breast milk means you can go with bolies veggies,soups,egg,salmon fish etc which have nutritional benefit by nature...think twice and act wise.
Question: Can I give junior horlicks to my one year old baby
Answer: Hi dear,
Any kind of health drinks should be introduced post 2 years ,not prior to that.ypu could definitely make one at home.with dry roasting dryfruits powder and one strand of saffron.