1 to 2 year baby food chart by Dr. Surabhi Gupta (Pediatrician)

  • The age for teething in children is between 6 to 12 months. Children develop the ability to crunch and chomp down solid foods.
  • Keep introducing your babies with new flavors and textures of food. It's very important to serve foods that are filled with nutrients they need to grow healthy and energetic and also which are less sugar or calories in them.
  • Let your child experience self - feeding first with fingers and then with spoon or utensils simultaneously. In this way, he or she will develop skills of eating by self.
  • Moreover, in this age mothers should provide less breastfeed or milk to the babies so that they could concentrate on other nutrient foods or solid foods.
  • Here are some important guidelines about 1-year-old baby food chart, 2 years baby food menu and many more


Topics for today’s discussion

  1. Food for 1-2 year baby

  2. 1-year baby food chart

  3. 18 months old baby food chart

  4. 2-year-old baby food chart


  1. Food for 1-2 year baby (1 to 2-year baby food chart)

  • You need not have to worry about preparing food for your 1-year-old child.
  • Whatever the rest of the family eats child can eat that too but make sure you avoid putting too much salt in your baby’s food and also the food should be more healthy and full of nutrition for the child.
  • Similarly, 2 years old can also eat the same food as the rest of the family and your baby should be eating 3 healthy meals a day.
  1. Daal rice
  2. Chapatti
  3. Vegetables /mashed vegetables
  4. Fruits
  5. Egg – boiled / mashed
  6. Fruit yogurt
  7. Dry fruits


  • There should be a mixed diet provided to your baby.
  • Nutrition will be properly maintained when you will give a different variety of foods to your baby. There should be a properly balanced diet for your child.
  • Most importantly, avoid giving food contents available in the market or restaurants your baby, they are not good for the health and growth in this age.
  • This is the age of developing taste in kids, if the child with developing a habit of outside food he or she will avoid homemade food so make sure you do not introduce your baby food from outside or street food.
  • You may introduce a little bit of outside food but only sometimes not always.
  • Now let’s see some food charts for your baby which can actually provide them with good health and healthy development.


  1. 1-year baby food chart (balanced diet for 1-year-old baby)


StarterBreakfastSecond BreakfastLuncheonAfternoonDinnerLate night
SundayBreast Milk / FormulaPuri BhajjiWatermelon ScoopsKhichdiCheese piecesBarley PorridgeBreast Milk / Formula
MondayBreast Milk / FormulaBesan ka ChillaBanana slicesChappati and dalBread rollsPaneer paranthaBreast Milk / Formula
TuesdayBreast Milk / Formulaegg sandwichFried Apple ringsCurd riceRagi LadduMasoor dal khichdi with curdBreast Milk / Formula
WednesdayBreast Milk / FormulaCaulifower paranthaCucumber sticksRajma RiceBanana ShakeCereal with milkBreast Milk / Formula
ThursdayBreast Milk / FormulaIdliRagi dosaKadhi ChawalChicken curry riceSteamed DosaBreast Milk / Formula
FridayBreast Milk / FormulaChapatti with soya chunks curriedHalved grapesMixed Veg KhichdiApple shakeChicken soupBreast Milk / Formula
SaturdayBreast Milk / FormulaAloo paranthaCereal with milkRice with fishFrench ToastRice with Egg CurryBreast Milk / Formula



  1. 18 months old baby food chart


MondayIdli chutneyBanana piecesVeggie khichdi and curdGlass of milkPaneer paratha
TuesdayUpmaOrange chunksPeas and cauliflower curry with riceA glass of milk with almondsAloo masala dosa
WednesdayPeanut butter and jelly sandwichGuava bitesKhichdi with masoor dalOrange smoothieVeggie khichdi and curd
ThursdayOats porridge with apple piecesKiwi chunksRoti, dal, and kheerSoybean cutletsVermicelli
FridayPancakes and milkshakeStrawberry chunksMethi parathaMini pizzaRoti and mutter paneer
SaturdayBesan parathaWatermelon piecesMasala bhindi, rice, dal, saladsChickoo MilkshakeRoti and chicken curry
SundayEgg or paneer bhurji sandwichPapaya chunksSpinach moong khichdiA glass of milk with almondsBanana Dosa



  1. 2-year-old baby food chart (2 years baby food menu)


BreakfastMid MorningLunchAfternoonDinner
SundayCereal with fresh fruitCup of milkCurry made with any pulses of Rice and DahiPaneer cutlet with milkAloo mutter with Missi roti
MondayDosa with Moong Dal ChillaSeasonal FruitsMixed vegetables curry with chapattiFruit milkshakeChapatti with soya chunks fried
TuesdayHard-boiled egg with toastVegetable soupVeg biriyani with cucumber sticksMilk and biscuitsVegetable khichdi
WednesdayIdli and sambar2 idlis with chutneyAloo parantha with dahiFruitsBoiled chicken with rice
ThursdayRagi porridge with chopped nutsFruitChana Dal KhichdiUpmaVegetable soup with 2 cutlets (veg or non-veg)
FridayOats cooked in milkPaneer BhurjiChole curry with chapattisOats khichdiSambar with rice
SaturdayVegetable paranthaMilk and biscuitsPaneer PulaoSamosaVegetable pulao with dahi






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