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Carrot and lentil baby food

7+ months

Carrot and Lentil Daahl

Serves2

Time preparation5mn

Time cooking15mn

Time Total20mn

Ingredients

1 large carrot (approximately 120g)

• 50g red lentils

• 60ml-75ml (4-5tbsp) of baby’s usual milk *

*This can be expressed breast milk or your baby’s usual formula made up according to the instructions on pack.

Utensils

• Saucepan

• Handheld blender or food processor

Allergens

Milk

Instructions

1. Wash, peel and dice the carrot.

2. 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.

3. Blend together the mixture with the milk using a handheld blender or food processor. Do not add any salt.

4. Serve warm.

Tip

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

Lentils are good source of vegetable protein; there are also green and brown varieties available, which can also be used in our lentil baby food recipe.