Food and Nutrition

Banana Recipes that your Toddler Will Love

Priya Mankotia
1 to 3 years

Created by Priya Mankotia
Updated on May 12, 2017

Banana Recipes that your Toddler Will Love

Making food is an art, but making food for children of 1-3 years requires you to create masterpieces every day! It can be challenging as it needs to be done with the right ingredients to meet his/her daily nutrition requirement. Banana is filling, full of nutrition and helps in the growth of your toddler or any aged kid.

Here are few instant and easy to make recipes  - all of which include ‘baby food’ banana. I am sure that your child is surly love these all. It ranges from banana dosa to mug cakes, ripe banana, banana pudding, chips, pancakes and banana cookies.

Delicious Yet Easy to Make Banana Recipes for Your Toddler

Here are few banana dishes or recipes that you can happily prepare for your child of 12 to 36 montsh other than giving banana in form boring salads regularly.

# 1. Instant Ragi Banana Dosa
# 2. Oats Banana Pancake
# 3. Banana Sooji Halwa/Sheera
# 4. Eggless Banana Sesame Cookies
# 5. Raw Banana Chips

 

 

#1 Instant Ragi Banana Dosa Recipe

Here is the Ragi Banana Dosa recipe with ingredient, quantity & preparation method.

Ragi Banana Dosa Ingredient Quantity
Sprouted Ragi Powder 1/2 Cup
Banana (Mashed) 1 Piece
Coconut 1 tbsp grated
Kesar Almond Powder(optional) 2 tbsp
Salt A Pinch
Organic Jaggery Powder 1 tbsp

 

How to Prepare Ragi Banana Dosa

  • Mix jaggery powder with 1 or 2 tbsp milk/water, keep aside for it to gradually melt
  • Mash the banana and mix it with jaggery water
  • Now mix all the above ingredients mentioned above: Ragi powder, a pinch of salt, coconut, kesar almond powder
  • Mix it well to get the desirable thickness and consistency
  • Pour this batter onto a heated tava to make thick pancakes and roast both sides

 

#2 Oats Banana Pancake Recipe

Here is the Oats Banana recipe with ingredient, quantity & preparation method.

 

Oats Banana Pancake Ingredient Quantity
Oats Powder 1 tbsp
Banana (Mashed) 1 Piece
Milk 1 tbsp
Ghee (for Frying) As per Need

How to Prepare Oats Banana Pancake: Preparation Method

  • Mash the banana and keep aside
  • Now mix oats powder and milk; ensure no lumps are formed
  • In the above mixture, mix in the mashed banana
  • Pour the batter onto a heated tava to make thick pancakes and roast both the sides

 

#3 Banana Sooji Halwa/Sheera

Here is the Banana Sooji Halwa recipe with ingredient, quantity & preparation method.

Banana Sooji Halwa Ingredient Quantity
Ghee 1 tbsp
Suji 2 tbsp
Milk/Water 1 Cup
Mashed Banana 1-2 Pieces
Elaichi powder Optional
Kesar Optional

How to Prepare Banana Sooji/Halwa

  • Heat a pan, add ghee, followed by rava/sooji
  • Roast sooji well in the ghee until you smell a nice aroma. Add water slowly, and mix
  •  Add elachi powder and kesar, both optional, once you see the mixture thickening
  • Now add the mashed banana and give a quick stir.
  • Serve lukewarm. You can also add dry fruits powder orghee-roasted chopped dry fruits on top.

 

#4 Eggless Banana Sesame Cookies

Here is the Eggless banana sesame cookie recipe with ingredient, quantity & preparation method.

Banana Sooji Halwa Ingredient Quantity
Whole Wheat Flour 1 1/2 Cup
Softened Butter 1/4 Cup
Powdered Brown Sugar 1/2  Cup (can reduce if banana is too sweet)
Milk 1/8 Cup
Mashed Banana 1/4 Cup
Baking Powder 3/4  or 1 tbsp
Vanilla essence 1/2 tbsp
Dry roasted White Sesame seeds 1/8 Cup
Caster Sugar for garnish As per need
Choco powder Optional

How to Prepare Banana Sooji/Halwa

  • Dry roast the white sesame seeds – 1/8 cup on a non-stick pan. Also keep the mashed banana ready
  • Cream the Butter and Sugar until fluffy and ready to mix with the other ingredients. Add mashed banana and vanilla essence to the above fluffy mixture
  • Add all the dry ingredients, Flour, Baking powder, to the sieve and transfer it finely to the mixture in the mixing bowl
  • Now add the dry roasted white sesame seeds to the glass bowl containing the dough base for mixing
  • Mix it well, but don’t overly knead to avoid crumbly cookies
  • Add milk little by little as required when mixing to make the cookie dough ready to bake in the oven.
  • Now make small balls out of the batter and place on a greased butter paper tray
  • Gently flatten the dough ball with a fork
  • Bake the cookies for 15 to 20 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius or until the cookie base is slightly brown

#5 Raw Banana Chips

Here is the raw banana chips recipe with ingredient, quantity & preparation method.

Raw Banana Chips Ingredient Quantity
Raw Banana Medium Size 1 Piece
Salt As per Taste
Oil for stir frying 2 tbsp

How to Prepare raw banana chips 

  • Lengthwise cut out the skin of the banana from all sides using a sharp knife
  • Now slice the banana into thin rounds
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add the slices
  • Cover and cook for 2 mins
  • Remove cover and stir fry for about 2 mins more, till the slices are cooked crisp.
  • Remove from the fire, spread on a plate and sprinkle a few drops of lemon juice and a pinch of salt
  • You can store them for 2 days in a container, in a cool place

 

We’d love to hear your feedback on these banana recipes. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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| Sep 18, 2017

super!!!very helpful.... yar....

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| Sep 18, 2017

nice

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| Sep 18, 2017

helpful for me as both my kids don't like banana

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| Sep 18, 2017

wow!

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| Sep 18, 2017

My daughter doesn't like almond which are filed in water for whole night she like direct almond which is more helpful with water dip or without water dip....

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| Sep 18, 2017

superb and thanks for helping us

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| Sep 18, 2017

Wonderful recipes. Have to try these

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| Sep 18, 2017

awesome.... my little 1 lyke banana... but i wl definetly try new dishes...

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| Jun 26, 2017

awesome bananas receipes

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| Jun 26, 2017

thanks for recipes

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| Jun 26, 2017

nice

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| Jun 26, 2017

Thanks for the recipe my son loves banana

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| Jun 26, 2017

really gr8

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| Jun 26, 2017

thanks for recipe

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| Jun 26, 2017

thanks 4 recipes

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| Jun 26, 2017

thanq for recipes...

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| Jun 26, 2017

gr8

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| Jun 26, 2017

great recipes

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| Jun 26, 2017

wowww ... easy to make.... definitely kids will like it. thank u.....

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| Jun 26, 2017

Thank you so much

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| May 23, 2017

Nyc recipes.. My baby has stopped eating bananas.. Will definitely try these out..

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| May 17, 2017

nice and useful recipes .thank you

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| May 15, 2017

thank you for banana chips method bz i was scaring to give chips sold out in shops but now easy to give a banana chips to my baby

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| May 15, 2017

Thank you all.. we have lot more interesting topics coming up.. keep a close watch on my blogs

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| May 14, 2017

very good recipes

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| May 14, 2017

Healthy recipes for kids .. Nice. .

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| May 14, 2017

wow thanks for sharing.

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| May 14, 2017

yummy recipes fr childrens

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| May 14, 2017

nice

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| May 14, 2017

super recipes... ill surely try

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| May 12, 2017

banana suji halwa seems so interetsing. Thanks

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