Kids

Feeding a kid and feeding him right is every mother’s nightmare. Good nutrition and a balanced diet is essential for the child to grow up healthy. A little time and effort put into presentation and preparation of the meal will save well worth the time spent on trying to make the child finish the meal.

Sprouts Tikki
Kids, Snacks

Sprouts Tikki

A healthy variation of the popular Aloo Tikki, serve this as a tea time / evening snack or as an after school snack to kids. Ingredients: Mixed Sprouts – 1 cup Rusk – 1 cup, powdered Green Chillies – 2, finely chopped Ginger – 1/2 inch piece, finely chopped Roasted […]

Indian style Vegetable Pasta
Kids, Pasta

Indian style Vegetable Pasta

Though pasta is an Italian dish, there are numerous variations depending on local flavours and taste. This is one such variation and is more of a Chennai style Vegetable Pasta. Makes a great after school dish for children. Ingredients: Onion – 1, finely chopped Tomato – 1/2, finely chopped Cabbage […]

Masala Popcorn
Kids, Snacks

Masala Popcorn

Popcorn makes an ideal snack for any occasion – movies, parties, tea time and more. This is a variation to the plain popcorn. Ingredients: Popcorn Kernels – 1 cup, unpopped Curry Leaves – few Coriander Powder – 1 tsp Asafoetida Powder – 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp […]

Channa (Chickpeas) Chaat
Chaat, Kids

Channa Chaat (Chickpeas Chaat)

Healthy and delicious snack for any occasion or serve it to kids as an afterschool snack. Ingredients: White Chickpeas (Channa) – 1 cup Tomato – 1 Capsicum – 1 Onion – 1 Green Chilli – 1, small Chaat Masala Powder – 1 tsp Lemon Juice – 3 tsp Carrot – […]

sugar biscuits
Kids

Sugar Biscuit

Also known as Odisha Sugar Biscuits, these are quite popular amongst kids. Ingredients: Rice – 1 cup Sugar – 1/2 cup Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp Oil as required Method: 1. Soak the rice for 1 hour. 2. Drain well and spread out to dry under the sun. 3. When […]

Chocolate Banana Shake
Chocolate, Kids, Milkshakes

Chocolate Banana Shake

A rich chocolate banana milk shake that is sure to be a hit with the kids. Ingredients: Bananas – 2, peeled, chopped Chocolate Bars – 2 Milk – 2 cups Sugar – 6 to 7 tblsp Almonds – few, grated, to garnish (optional) Method: 1. Grate the chocolate bars and […]

Coconut Biscuit
Kids, Snacks

Coconut Biscuit

Ingredients: Maida (Plain Flour) – 150 gms Corn Flour – 1/4 cup Butter – 200 gms, unsalted, cubed Coconut – 100 gms, desiccated Icing Sugar – 1/4 cup Method: 1. Mix the corn flour, maida and icing sugar in a bowl. 2. Add the butter and rub well to form […]

Paneer Veg Rolls
Fast Food, Kids, Paneer

Paneer Veg Rolls

A delicious and easy to make lunch box dish or as a evening snack. Ingredients: Chapati – 8, readymade or premade Paneer – 200 gms, grated Capsicum – 1, finely chopped Onion – 1, finely chopped Spring Onions – 4, finely chopped Cumin Powder – 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder […]

Paneer Fried Rice
Kids, Paneer

Paneer Fried Rice

A delicious and easy to make fried rice with paneer. Ideal for lunch or a weekend dinner. Kids would also love this dish. Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 2 cups, cooked Paneer – 100 gms, finely chopped Garlic – 3 cloves Dry Red Chillies – 4 Onion – 1, big, finely […]

Bread Veg Omelette
Breads, Kids

Bread Veg Omelette

A simple eggless omelette recipe that kids would love. Ingredients Bread Slices – 10 Gram Flour – 1 cup Onion – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Carrot – 1/4 cup, finely chopped Beans – 1/4 cup, finely chopped Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp Spring Onions – little, finely chopped Oil […]

Mini Veg Uttapam
Kids, Uttapam

Mini Veg Uttapam

Kids would love this mini uttapams. Serve as a evening tiffin. Ingredients: Idli Batter – 4 cups Carrot – 1/2 cup, grated Cabbage – 1/2 cup, grated Onions – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Capsicums – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Idli Milagai Podi as required Gingelly Oil as required Salt as […]

Tomato Corn Pulao
Corn, Kids, Pulao, Tomato

Tomato Corn Pulao

Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 1 cup Sweet Corn Kernels – 1/2 cup, boiled Onion – 1, sliced Tomatoes – 3, finely chopped Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tblsp Green Chillies – 2, slit Mint Leaves – handful, chopped Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp Coconut […]

Bread Slices
Kids

Bread Crispies

A simple kids lunch box recipe that can be served as a snack too. Ingredients: Bread Slices – 10, chopped Onions – 2, finely chopped Tomatoes – 3, finely chopped Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds – 1/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder – […]

Kezhvaragu Vella Adai
Adai, Kids

Kezhvaragu Vella Adai

Rich in Iron and Calsicum, this is a healthy dish for kids. Ingredients: Kezhvaragu (Finger Millet / Ragi) Flour – 2 cups Jaggery – 1 1/2 cups Coconut – 4 tsp, grated Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp Oil – 1/4 cup Cashewnuts – 2 tsp, lightly fried in ghee Banana […]

capsicum and carrot dosa
Capsicum, Carrot, Dosa, Kids

Capsicum and Carrot Dosa

A simple and healthy recipe for kids who do not like veggies. Ingredients: Dosa Batter – 2 cups Green Capsicum – 1, small, finely chopped, seeds removed Carrot – 1, small, grated Ginger – 1 inch piece, peeled, grated Oil as required Method: 1. Add the capsicum, carrot and ginger […]

Oats Puttu
Kids, Oats

Oats Puttu

A popular puttu recipe from Kerala that is nutritious and high in fiber. Ingredients: Oats – 250 gms Sugar – 200 gms Cardamoms – 4, powdered Cashewnuts – 15 to 20 Ghee – 2 to 3 tblsp Coconut – 1/2 cup, grated Salt as per taste Method: 1. Heat little […]

Beetroot Pancake
Beetroot, Kids

Beetroot Pancake

Ingredients: Semolina – 1 1/2 cups Beetroot – 1/4 cup, finely grated Water – 1 cup Salt as per taste Black Pepper Powder as per taste Oil as required White Sesame Seeds – 4 tsp Method: 1. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients. 2. Heat a pan over […]

Pottukadalai (Roasted Gram)
Kids

Roasted Gram Balls

A healthy snack for young kids. Ingredients: Roasted Gram – 1 cup, ground Cardamom Powder – a pinch Rock Candy – 1/4 cup Cashewnuts – 2 tblsp, finely chopped Coconut Milk as required Method: 1. Combine the gram flour, cardamom powder, rock candy and cashewnuts in a bowl. 2. Add […]

Dosa Sandwich
Dosa, Kids, Sandwich

Dosa Sandwich

A mix of the classic and modern dish. Popular Dosa made into a Sandwich that kids would love. Ingredients: Dosa Batter – 1 cup Mixed Vegetables (except potatoes) – 1 cup, chopped, boiled Potatoes – 2, boiled, peeled, mashed Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp Curry Leaves – few Coriander […]

eggs
Egg, Kids

Egg Fillip

Ingredients: Egg – 1 Warm Milk – 1 cup Sugar – 2 tsp Vanilla Essence – few drops Method: 1. Break the egg in a bowl. 2. Add sugar and beat well. 3. Add milk, vanilla essence and mix well. 4. Serve as a breakfast beverage to kids for a […]

Egg Bajji
Egg, Kids

Egg Bajji

Kids would love this delicious evening snack. Easy and simple to make, this Egg Bajji is can also be served as a tea time snack. Ingredients: Eggs – 2, boiled, sliced Gram Flour – 1/4 cup Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 tsp Cumin Powder – 1/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder – […]

Fennel and Egg Salad
Egg, Kids, Salad

Fennel and Egg Salad

Ingredients: Eggs – 2, hard-boiled, quartered Carrot – 1, peeled, sliced Fennel Heads – 2, sliced Extra-Virgin Olive Oil – little Basil Leaves – handful Lemon Juice – 1 to 2 tsp Spring Onions – handful, chopped Method: 1. Combine the basil leaves, olive oil and lemon juice in a […]

Sweet and Salt Biscuit
Kids, Snacks

Sweet and Salt Biscuit

Ingredients: Maida – 1 cup Sugar – 1/2 cup, powdered Ghee – 2 tsp Milk as required Oil as required Salt as per taste Method: 1. Combine maida and salt. Sieve together. 2. Combine ghee and sugar in a bowl. 3. Add the maida and enough milk. 4. Mix well […]

Bitter Gourd Chips
Bitter Gourd, Kids, Snacks

Bitter Gourd (Pavakkai) Chips

A simple and crispy snack. A delicious way to get kids to eat Bitter Gourd. Ingredients: Bitter Gourd (Pavakkai) – 500 gms, large ones Black Pepper Powder as per taste Asafoetida Powder – a small pinch (1/8 tsp) Salt as per taste Oil as required for frying Method: 1. Chop […]

mini idlis
Idli, Kids, Snacks

Mini Idli Fry

A simple to make delicious kids lunchbox dish. Can also be served as an afterschool snack. Ingredients: Mini Idlis – 10 to 12 Tomato – 1, finely chopped Onion – 1, finely chopped Ghee – 4 tsp Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp Curry Leaves – few Coriander Leaves – […]

Aval Laddu (Poha Ladoo)
Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Kids, Laddu, Navratri

Aval Laddu

Aval Laddu (or Poha Laddu) is a quick and delicious sweet for any occasion especially for festivals like Navratri, Diwali or Krishna Jayanthi. Ingredients: Aval (Poha) – 1 cup Brown Sugar – 1 cup Ghee – 1/4 cup Cashewnuts – 1 tblsp, broken, fried in little ghee Cardamom Powder – […]