Lentil Fritters – with a herby probiotic yoghurt dip

Lentil Fritters & a Herby Probiotic Yoghurt Dip

Course 3 meals a day, Baby Led Weaning, BLW, Fritters, Snack
Servings 12 months +


  • Large bowl
  • Whisk
  • Grater or knife
  • Frying Pan


  • 400 g brown lentils tinned or cooked
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sourdough breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup finely grated carrot roughly 1 small carrot
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp salt  (optional)
  • 1 tbsp ghee or olive


  • 1/2 cup greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 2 tsp sauerkraut brine


  • Take out a large bowl and crack in the eggs, whisking them well
  • Finely grate or dice the garlic clove, adding it to the bowl with the lentils, carrot, parmesan, breadcrumbs, tomato paste, parsley and salt if using
  • Mix well to combine
  • Preheat a frying pan over a medium to high heat, adding in the ghee or olive oil
  • Once hot, begin spooning the mixture into the pan, forming fritters with roughly two tablespoons of the mixture per fritter. With your spoon, gently press the fritters together further to help them firm up
  • Fry for roughly two minutes until golden on one side, then flip allowing the other side to become golden also.
  • Prepare the probiotic yoghurt dip by mixing finely chopped parsley or dill into the yoghurt and sauerkraut brine. Mix well


Age suitable: 12 months + (we have another lentil fritter recipe on the page suitable for younger babies).
Recipe for Boob to Food by Jane Houston
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