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
- 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.
- Remove from the heat, add the garam masala and use a hand blender to blitz until smooth (or use a food processor).
This purée can be watered down into a soup, or it can be enjoyed cold as a dip with veg sticks, tasty!
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