31 Aug Baby Dhal Purée
Babies will love this deliciously sweet and creamy dhal. Legumes are incredible nutritious, packed with fibre, protein and plant-based iron. Red lentils are particularly gentle on baby’s tummy compared to some of the other legumes.
How Legumes Benefit Children’s Health
Whether brown, green, yellow, red, or black, lentils are low in calories, rich in iron and folate, and an excellent
They pack health-promoting polyphenols and may reduce several heart disease risk factors.
Lentils are an excellent source of B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. They’re also a great source of plant-based protein and fibre.
Baby Dhal Purée
Baby Naturopath - Recipe
Babies will love this deliciously sweet and creamy dhal.
In a saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil and cook the onion, ginger and garlic until soft
Add the remaining ingredients and mix together until well combined.
Simmer for approximately 45 minutes, stirring regularly until the lentils are soft. If the dahl seems too thick, add more bone broth or water until desired consistency is reached.
Using a stick blender or food processor, puree until dahl to preferred texture reached or serve as is.
You can safely store this purée in the fridge for up to 2 days.
Makes: 4 serves