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Red bell pepper potato puree

Red bell pepper potato puree recipe brings your baby a lovely combination of yummy, creamy texture and mildly sweet taste. Red bell pepper contains folate and are a good source of Vitamin A (from Beta carotene), Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C. They are mildly sweet in taste and less bitter than the green bell peppers. They make a good addition to a baby's diet after 7 months of age. Steamed red bell pepper combined with steamed potato makes it healthier and richer in taste.
Course: porridge
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Hemapriya


  • Potato - 1 small
  • Red bell pepper - 1/2 of medium sized


  • Wash the potato thoroughly in running water. Pat dry and peel it.
  • Make small cube size pieces and place them in a steamer basket.
  • Cover and steam for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse the red bell pepper. Cut and deseed it.
  • Make thin slices with half of it.
  • Add it to the steamer basket once potato pieces are steamed for 10 minutes. Cover and steam both for another 5 minutes. Put off the flame. Allow the red bell pepper and potato to cool a bit before making the puree.
  • Next in a grinder jar, pulse the steamed potato and redbell pepper to get a smooth puree. You may add little drinking water to thin out the puree as per the desired consistency.
  • Reheat the puree again and serve it to the baby, while warm.