Fragrant Sweet Potato Daal - By Louisa Foti August 29 2014, 0 Comments

A simple gently spiced & fragrant sweet potato & lentil daal for weaning and beyond.
1/2 sm onion, finely diced
1 sm clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 thumb of fresh ginger, grated
1 small carrot (about 90g), finely diced
1 small sweet potato (about 120g), finely diced
1/3 tsp ground cumin & 1/3 tsp ground coriander
a tiny pinch of finely ground black pepper
180ml water
30g of red split lentils
Sauté the onion, garlic & ginger in olive oil for 5 mins until soft. Add the carrots and sweet potato and continue to cook for a couple of minutes.  Stir in the cumin, coriander and pepper and allow to cook for a minute before pouring in the water and lentils. Bring to a simmer, and cook on a gentle heat for about 20 minutes until the lentils are mushy and vegetables very soft. Purée with a stick blender or processor.
The above ingredients will fill approximately 4 Nom Nom Kids Reusable pouches.
Recipe for 6months+. Can also be served with rice for toddlers...add chilli and it’s great for adults too!

Louisa is a passionate foodie and hectic single mummy living in rural Herefordshire. Louisa’s Blog Eat Your Veg was born out of a devotion to feed her children the healthy food they deserve, and to show other parents that good food can be made quickly, easily and cheaply. Louisa is also an advocate of eating Seasonally and Sustainably.

Louisa Foti