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Made veg curry for DS but it's quite salty, is it ok for him to eat?

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Nezzi Wed 29-Jul-09 22:54:31

It tastes lovely but I'm sure it's too salty for him.
I'm struggling with the weaning thing, trying to make good, varied things for him to eat & then having them rejected. I could have cried when I tasted it. What would you do? He's 11 months old.
If I give him just a little bit with plain boiled rice would that be ok?

cheesesarnie Wed 29-Jul-09 22:55:46

why did you put salt in at all if giving it to a baby?

Nezzi Wed 29-Jul-09 22:57:09

Stock cube, I didn't think!

cookinmama Wed 29-Jul-09 23:04:02

I did that when my dd was about 10 months, I watered it down with baby rice, didn't do any harm but I made sure I got the salt free stock cubes the next time.
P.S. I asked on here too

Nezzi Wed 29-Jul-09 23:06:53

This is going to sound so stupid but do you mean you mixed in some plain baby rice? Would using ordinary Basmati do be the same?

ShrimpOnTheBarbie Wed 29-Jul-09 23:30:04

Plain basmati is fine. I would do that. Also, to make it taste slightly less salty you could add a little milk/squeeze of lemon. TBH when my little monkey was weaning I let her have plenty of flavour - garlic, spices, herbs, chilli, pepper - she loved it all! Only problem was that she refused to eat any jar food! She has a very broad palate at 2.9.

Nezzi Thu 30-Jul-09 08:42:31

Thanks Shrimp, I suppose I could add plain yoghurt too.
Please ignore the "I could have cried" histrionics <tired, stressed mum of PFB> emoticon grin
Anybody would think a bit of salt was going to give him instant high blood pressure!

Ginni Thu 30-Jul-09 22:24:07

shrimp - your menu sounds fantastic, can you give me some suggestions for meals for my 7 month old? I really value those "superfoods" and have been wondering whether it would would be ok and how on earth to give them to my baby...thanks!

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