50g red lentils
60ml-75ml (4-5tbsp) of baby’s usual milk *
- Handheld blender or food processor
- Wash, peel and dice the carrot.
- In a pan of boiling water, cook the carrot and lentils for about 10-15 minutes or until the carrots and lentils are soft. Drain.
- Blend together the mixture with the milk using a handheld blender or food processor. Do not add any salt.
- Serve warm.
Cool any leftovers and transfer to ice cube trays and freeze to provide convenient portions for future use. Now you have ready-made carrot and lentil daahl for your convenience.
Good to know
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