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

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 45 mins Total Time 50 mins


 Baby Naturopath - Recipe

Babies will love this deliciously sweet and creamy dhal.



  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil and cook the onion, ginger and garlic until soft

  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix together until well combined.

  3. 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.

  4. Using a stick blender or food processor, puree until dahl to preferred texture reached or serve as is.

  5. You can safely store this purée in the fridge for up to 2 days.


Makes: 4 serves

Freeze:  Yes

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Fiona Stock

Paediatric Naturopath & Nutritionist

Fiona Stock

Melbourne Naturopath 

Fiona Stock is a respected Paediatric Naturopath & Children’s Nutritionist with a career spanning over 25 years. Armed with an abundance of experience and a true desire to transform your child’s health, she’ll listen closely to understand the underlying causes of their troubling condition.

Fiona gets to the heart of your child’s presenting symptoms by deciphering what their body is trying to tell you. She will suggest simple and specific changes as well as herbal or nutritional medicine where required to nurture and restore your child, so they can enjoy the good health they deserve.

If you’ve tried everything and are yet to find solutions to your child’s health challenges – this could well be the path to take.

Fiona, The Children's Naturopath is skilled at getting to the heart of childhood health challenges – helping to initiate lasting change. 

  • Eczema

  • Poor Immunity

  • Lack of Focus & Concentration

  • Behaviour Issues

  • Autism

  • ADHD

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Food Allergies

  • Food Intolerances

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhoea

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Tummy Problems

  • Asthma

  • Childhood Obesity

  • Auto-Immune Disease

  • Recurring Infections

  • Fussy Eaters

  • Sleep Issues

  • Plus much more...


Fiona is a Naturopath in Melbourne based in St.Kilda

She provides face-to-face appointments to families in Melbourne as well as phone consultations to families in rural Victoria, interstate and internationally.

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