10 Months Baby Food Guide 

Your baby is 10 months old now, which means soon they will graduate to becoming a toddler. Congratulations! Your little one has already touched several developmental milestones and will continue to touch many more in the coming months. Your baby may have started crawling, communicating more, or playing by 10 months. However, every baby is different, and so is their growth. There are several factors affecting the growth and development of your baby. And one of the most critical factors that impact their development is proper nutrition. As a parent, you would most naturally be worried about their nutritional requirements and overall health. Hence, we have compiled this article just for you! We have provided a detailed 10 months baby food guide, easy recipes, and a diet chart!

What is the Nutrients Requirement for 10-Months Old Baby? 

Before we dive deeper into this article, let us understand your baby's nutritional requirements at 10 months. 

Always remember that the calorie requirements of a baby depend on their age and weight. However, per the general rule of thumb, the 10-month baby food chart should ideally include the following calories intake -


Sex of baby,

Calories intake

of Male child,

793 calories

Female child 

717 calories 

Note- Your baby will need between 90-120 calories per kg of their weight. 

As per the above calorie requirement, your baby will need food only from the primary food groups. Thus, you can follow a basic food pyramid to understand the ratio of fruits, vegetables, grains etc. Also, ensure that your baby gets the right amount of calcium and iron in their diet, as it is essential for their physical and mental development.

10 Months Baby Food Requirments in a Day 

At 10 months, your baby's appetite and nutritional requirements will be dictated by their weight. However, as per a general rule of thumb, your baby will need the following foods in different quantities throughout the day -

  • ▪ Vegetables – between ¼ -  ½ cup
  • ▪ Cereal – between ¼  -  ½ cup
  • ▪ Protein or meat – 4 tablespoons
  • ▪ Fruits – between ¼  - ½ cup
  • ▪ Dairy products – 2 - 3 tablespoons

List of Best 10 Months Baby Food 

One of the essential things you should remember while giving food to your 10-month-old baby is that you can now supplement breast milk or formula feed with regular foods. That said, there is no hard and fast rule that you must stop breastfeeding altogether, it is entirely your choice, and you must consult your doctor. We have curated an exclusive list of the best 10 months of baby food for your ready reference. 

  • ▪ Whole wheat idli or dosa
  • ▪ Slightly spiced sambar
  • ▪ Upma with vegetables
  • ▪ Dalia
  • ▪ Moong dal khichdi
  • ▪ Milkshake with fresh fruits
  • ▪ Vegetable soup
  • ▪ Boiled or scrambled eggs
  • ▪ Homemade halwa

10-Month Baby Food Chart 

Here is a sample  10 months baby food chart with timing that you can follow for making a healthy meal plan your baby - 

Day 1 - 10 Months Baby Food Plan
  • ▪ Early Morning  - Breast milk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Breakfast - Dosa with non-spicy sambhar
  • ▪ Mid Morning - Stewed apple
  • ▪ Lunch - Roti with dal
  • ▪ Evening - Breastmilk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Dinner - Egg yolk/paneer pulao
Day 2 - 10 Months Baby Food Plan
  • ▪ Early Morning  - Breast milk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Breakfast - Oats-apple porridge
  • ▪ Mid Morning - Mashed banana
  • ▪ Lunch - Moong dal kichdi
  • ▪ Evening - Breastmilk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Dinner - Millets cooked in buttermilk
Day 3 - 10 Months Baby Food Plan
  • ▪ Early Morning  - Breast milk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Breakfast - Multigrain chilla
  • ▪ Mid Morning - Orange without white skin
  • ▪ Lunch - French beans and peas dalia
  • ▪ Evening - Breastmilk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Dinner - Tomato and pumpkin soup
Day 4 - 10 Months Baby Food Plan
  • ▪ Early Morning  - Breast milk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Breakfast - Upma
  • ▪ Mid Morning - Mashed papaya
  • ▪ Lunch - Egg yolk/Paneer pulao
  • ▪ Evening - Breastmilk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Dinner - Wheat and banana sheera
Day 5 - 10 Months Baby Food Plan
  • ▪ Early Morning  - Breast milk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Breakfast - Mashed potato and paneer
  • ▪ Mid Morning - Mango
  • ▪ Lunch - Roti with dal
  • ▪ Evening - Breastmilk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Dinner - Idli and non spicy sambhar
Day 6 - 10 Months Baby Food Plan
  • ▪ Early Morning  - Breast milk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Breakfast - Egg yolk/paneer
  • ▪ Mid Morning - Stewed pear
  • ▪ Lunch - French beans and peas dalia
  • ▪ Evening - Breastmilk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Dinner - oats-apple porridge
Day 7 - 10 Months Baby Food Plan
  • ▪ Early Morning  - Breast milk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Breakfast - White dhokla with ghee or butter
  • ▪ Mid Morning - Stewed apple
  • ▪ Lunch - Whole moong soup
  • ▪ Evening - Breastmilk/Formula feed
  • ▪ Dinner - Palak khichdi

Easy 10 Months Baby Food Recipes 

Here are some tasty and easy 10 months baby food recipes you can try -

  • Semolina Upma Recipe

What you Need -  

  • ▪ Semolina – ½ cup
  • ▪ Mixed vegetables like carrots, peas, beans, and boiled potatoes – ½ cup diced
  • ▪ Jeera – 1 cup
  • ▪ Water – ¼ tsp
  • ▪ Turmeric -a pinch
  • ▪ Salt to taste
  • ▪ Oil or ghee – ¼ tsp 

Method of Preparation

  • ▪ Roast the suji in a pan until it turns slightly brown and gives a toasty aroma. Remember to stir continuously as it burns quickly.
  • ▪ In a pan, heat some oil
  • ▪ Once the oil heats, add in the jeera and wait until they turn brown.
  • ▪ Now add the veggies, turmeric and salt. 
  • ▪ Sauté for about 5 minutes. 
  • ▪ Add in the roasted semolina and mix it well.
  • ▪ Add in the water and stir continuously to ensure no lumps are formed.
  • ▪ Keep stirring until desired consistency. Serve Warm

Scrambled Eggs Recipe

What you Need

  • ▪ Eggs – 1
  • ▪ Whole milk or formula or breast milk – 2-3 tablespoons
  • ▪ Cheddar cheese (grated) – 1 tbsp
  • ▪ Refined oil – 1 tsp
  • ▪ Salt to taste
  • ▪ Pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  • ▪ Crack open an egg into a bow.
  • ▪ Add the milk to it and whisk for a couple of minutes.
  • ▪ Now add in the grated cheese and mix well.
  • ▪ Heat the oil in a pan. 
  • ▪ Pour the whisked egg batter into the pan and stir until cooked well.
  • ▪ Add the salt to taste and mix well. Serve warm!

Key Takeaways 

If you are yet to introduce solid foods to your baby, remember to give them one solid food at a time. Let them explore their taste buds as you cook some tasty yet nutritious recipes. We hope our article on 10 months baby food chart has been insightful and helpful. Do not forget to bookmark this for your ready reference.

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