Organix Carrot, red lentil and garam masala purée

Carrot, red lentil and garam masala purée

Carrot, red lentil and garam masala purée

With thanks to Organix

This Carrot, red lentil and garam masala purée is a more filling meal for your little ones, as the lentils provide lots of healthy protein. The garam masala adds spice without heat so is a great way to introduce your baby to new flavours.

Prep time: Under 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20–30 minutes

Servings: Makes 1–2 portions

Stage: 6+ months

Can be frozen


2 carrots, peeled and thickly sliced

50g red lentils, rinsed

1 tsp garam masala


  1. Place the carrots and red lentils in a pan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes until both the carrots and lentils are tender.
  2. Remove from the heat, add the garam masala and use a hand blender to blitz until smooth (or use a food processor).

Top tip

This purée can be watered down into a soup, or it can be enjoyed cold as a dip with veg sticks, tasty!

This recipe is from The Organix Baby and Toddler Cookbook. For more yummy recipes buy the book here.


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