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!



August 29, 2014 — Suzanne Moore

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