Peachy Mangoes

Peachy Mangoes. A fruity delicious meal for babies 8 months and above.


Satisfying a little tummy is a tough job. So with my ongoing quest to make a meal that’s interesting, nutritious and flavorful for my daughter, I thought of working with fruits for a change.

I used frozen peaches and mangoes and created this meal rich in antioxidants. I just cooked these two fruits for few minutes till they became soft. Then I added some cardamom powder.

The aroma of cardamom made this dish smell wonderful along with mango and peach. It was little sour to taste, though, but I felt it was a good idea to expose my little one to different sensations of taste. 


Mangoes and Peaches are both highly nutritious fruits. They both are a great source of vitamin C, vitamin A, and fiber. Besides a mango also contain vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B6, potassium, copper, and beta-carotene.

Mangoes are usually not suggested as babies first food as there is a risk of allergies and rashes, but they can be introduced in later months. I started giving my daughter mangoes around 7 to 8 months. Ripe mangoes don’t need to be cooked, as they are soft and can easily be chewed and are digestible. Since I have used frozen mangoes in this recipe, I have cooked them.

Pick mangoes which are tough yet soft to touch and have a strong sweet smell, which tells that they are ready to chow down. Keep unripe mangoes in a paper bag at room temperature to ripen.

Peaches, on the other hand,  have a diuretic and natural laxative properties. They are usually recommended around 6 months. They help in preventing cancer, diabetes, and heart diseases. Look for peaches that are firm and has a fuzzy skin without any blemishes. And always store these juicy fruits at room temperature.

Peachy Mangoes

Peach and Mango together with a hint of Cardamom
Course Breakfast, Lunch
Cuisine Baby Food
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Author Deepika Haldankar

You Need:

  • 3 to 4 slices Frozen Peach
  • Handful Of Frozen Mangoes
  • A dash of Cardamom Powder
  • 1/4 cup water

How To Make It:

  1. Add water to a pot along with frozen peach slices and frozen mangoes.
  2. Cook till they get soft. Then add cardamom powder
  3. Once they get soft, smash or run through a food processor.
  4. Serve.

Recipe Notes

  • Do not discard the water that is left in the pot after cooking. Use it as soup or for preparing other fruity recipes for baby. It is a fruit stalk. It has all the nutrients from cooked fruits.
  • You can make this recipe on a streamer too.
  • If using fresh mangoes, do not cook them. Use them as it is.
  • I have cooked these fruits just enough to make them soft as they were frozen. Do not overcook them. They will lose its taste and flavor.

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Talk to your baby’s Pediatrician before starting any new food.

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