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Healthy Lunch or Tiffin Box Recipes Ideas For Teenagers

Shabnam Russin
3 to 7 years

Created by Shabnam Russin
Updated on Jan 14, 2019

Healthy Lunch or Tiffin Box Recipes Ideas For Teenagers

We all have fond memories of school lunch or tiffin boxes packed by our mothers. Nostalgia often hits us when we recall our childhood days sharing lunch with our friends and eating together at school. Kids get bored if we give the same type of food to school and maintaining variety and a balance of nutrition can become a little tricky. [Explore: 6 Healthy Snacks Recipes for Children]

To help you out of this dilemma, here are a few delicious, and nutrition rich lunch box recipes.

Lunch (Tiffin) Box Recipe Options for Toddlers

If you and your kids do not hesitate in eating non-vegetarian, here’s a lip-smacking and healthy, easy to cook tiffin recipes.

#1. Cream Cheese Chicken Sandwich

Ingredients: Chicken boneless cooked with salt - shredded -one cup, Cabbage, Carrot, Bell Pepper, Cucumber, Tomato, Coriander leaves finely chopped, 2tbsp Cream cheese, half cup butter, one tablespoon bread slices.

How to Prepare Chicken Sandwich? 

Mix chicken, vegetables and cream cheese together in a bowl. This is the sandwich filling. Smear butter on one side of the bread slice and fill it with the mixture. Top it with another bread slice. Trim off the edges and cut it diagonally. Now your nutritious sandwich is ready!


#2. Green Rice

Ingredients: Basmati Rice cooked, one cup Spinach chopped, one cup Green bell pepper chopped, half cup Ginger Garlic paste, one spoon Onion chopped, 2tbsp Scrambled egg, one egg, Cardamom, cloves, cinnamon 3 each, Coriander leaves chopped, quarter cup Ghee, one tablespoon.

How to Prepare Green Rice?

Heat ghee in a pan. Splutter whole spices- cardamom, closed cinnamon. Then sauté ginger garlic paste till raw smell fades away. Then add onions and sauté till pink. To this add spinach and cook. Add salt to this add bell pepper and sauté. Add one cup cooked Basmati Rice and mix everything well. Finally, add scrambled egg n coriander leaves. Green Rice is ready. [Explore Homemade Food Recipes for Teenagers]


#3. Tomato Chicken Rice

Ingredients: Basmati Rice cooked, one cup Tomato purée, three fourth cup Chicken Boneless cut into small pieces, half cup Onion chopped. 2tbsp Ginger Garlic paste, 1tsp butter 1 tbsp.

How to Prepare Tomato Chicken Rice?

Heat butter. Add ginger garlic paste n sauté. Add onion and sauté. Add salt and then add Chicken pieces. Cover n cook till chicken is half cooked. To this add tomato puree and mix well. Cover and cook again. Cook till water is all dried up. Then add cooked basmati rice and mix everything well. Decorate with coriander leaves. [Explore Dinner Recipes for Teenagers]


Please do mention yours on the go lunch box recipes in the comment section below!

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| Jan 21, 2020

Please give some veg recipes... In my daughter's school non veg is not allowed... My daughter is also very much choosy

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| Jan 21, 2020

Some vegetarian recipes for kids Tiffin boxes.. Pls

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| Jun 20, 2019

my daughter is 6 year and 10 months old. Her weight is only 15 KG. What can i do to increase her weight. Please suggest

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| Feb 09, 2019

This is a great article with amazing recipes and ideas. Just what I was looking for. I have a suggestion since we are talking about lunch tiffin here. Instead of opting for plastic tiffin boxes for children opt for 100% recyclabe paper bags and boxes for packing lunch. Go to this website.

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| Jan 16, 2019

my daughter is 4 years old and she don't want to eat anything and also don't drink milk before going school. plz suggest how to tackle with this problem.

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| Jan 14, 2019


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| Feb 22, 2018

very tasty recipes. gonna give a sure try

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| Feb 05, 2018

yummilcious recipes. will definitely give these a try. my girls ' all time fav recipe is paneer burji with stuffed parantha .

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