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Quick and easy recipes for your child

 Huda Shaikh
3 to 7 years

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Quick and easy recipes for your child

Toddler’s can again be a difficult to please population when it comes to food. Not only do they refuse to eat food but are smart enough to not fall in for the tricks laid down by you. It is because as they turn a year old, assertiveness sets in and they are absolutely aware of the foods they are supposed to eat and the ones they are supposed to refuse. But here are some recipes which I am sure your toddler would not want to refuse.

Here are few recipes which your toddler would definitely enjoy-

  1. CORN AND CAPSICUM TIKKIS-

Ingredients

  1. 1 Cup corn kernels
  2. 2 Tbsp capsicum,chopped
  3. 2 Tbsp grated/crumbled paneer
  4. ½ Tsp paprika/red chilli powder
  5. 4 Tbsp rice flour
  6. Salt to taste
  7. 1/4th tsp black pepper powder
  8. Oil to fry

Method: 

1) Firstly puree the corn in a blender without water, make sure it’s a smooth paste.

2) Now add rest of the ingredients and mix well.

3) Now divide the mixture into small portions and flatten each into a tikki with your palm.

4) Add oil in a pan and deep fry it till golden brown.

5) Place these tikkis on absorbent paper and serve with green chutney or some tomato ketchup.

2. MACARONI IN INDIAN STYLE-

Ingredients

  1.   2 Cups boiled macaroni
  2. 2 Tbsp grated carrot
  3. 2 Tbsp boiled peas
  4. 2 Tbsp onion,chopped
  5. 1 Tbsp chopped capsicum
  6. 2 Tbsp chopped,French beans
  7. 1 Small tomato,chopped
  8. 1 tsp chopped garlic.
  9. 1 Tsp mustard seeds
  10. 1 Tbsp tomato ketchup
  11. ½ tsp red chilli powder
  12. ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  13. 1 Tsp garam masala powder
  14. 1 Tbsp pav bhaji masala
  15. ½ tsp coriander powder
  16. 2 Tbsp grated  cheddar cheese
  17. Chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method

  1. In a pan add mustard seeds, let them crackle. Now add chopped garlic and sauté for about a minute.
  2. Add onion and sauté for few minutes. Now add capsicum and tomato, cook well for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Now add rest of the veggies and sauté till half cooked. Do not overcook the veggies as they lose taste and essential nutrients.
  4. Once the veggies are done then you need to add the masalas and cook well till. Add about 2-3 Tbsp of water and keep stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the macaroni, toss it and cook for more 2-3 minutes. Be careful and do not overcook.
  6. Add the macaroni to a bowl and garnish with cheese and chopped coriander leaves.

3. TOMATO AND PEAS SANDWICH

Ingredients-

1) 1Cup boiled and mashed peas

2)2 Tomatoes, sliced

3)6-8 whole wheat bread slices

4) Salt to taste

HUNG CURD FILLING-

  1. 3 Tbsp hung curd
  2. 1 Tsp chopped capsicum
  3. 1 Tsp chopped onion
  4. 2 Tsp tomato ketchup
  5. 1 Tsp mustard sauce
  6. ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  7. 1 Tsp chopped coriander
  8. ½ tsp paprika/chilli powder


METHOD-

  1. Mix together the green peas paste and the hung curd filling a bowl.
  2. Now add the filling on top of the bread slices and place tomato slices.
  3. Apply green chutney on one side of the sandwich.
  4. Sprinkle salt and some oregano on top.

​4. BANANA IDLIS-

Ingredients

1) Semolina- 1 cup

2) Mashed banana- 3

3) Jaggery- ½ cup, grated

4) Salt a pinch

5) Cardamom powder, a pinch

6) 1/2 Tsp rose essence

7) Ghee- ½ tsp

Method:

  1. In a bowl mash the banana.
  2. Add all the ingredients and mix well.
  3. Now add little water and bring it to the idli batter consistency.
  4. Apply ghee in the idli plates and grease it well.
  5. Add the mixture and steam for 15 minutes.

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| Nov 17, 2017

My younger one is very fuzzy he don't want to eat fruits n veggies what to do ??

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| Nov 16, 2017

Nice recipies... we ll try

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| Oct 12, 2017

Does it available in hindi

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| Oct 08, 2017

nic recepies i vl try some as my son do not eat corns

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| Sep 16, 2017

very useful blog. Nice recipe's, I will try

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| Sep 09, 2017

plz suggest me

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| Sep 06, 2017

nice

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| Aug 22, 2017

My elder son is 9 years old n my daughter is 6. i feed them with roti, Sabzi, rice, fruits but they like to eat snacky food.

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| Aug 21, 2017

something about behavior

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| Aug 20, 2017

Hi Feroza,May I know how old your child is ? and what all you have been feeding your little one :)

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| Aug 20, 2017

Hi Smriti,Please do try the recipes :)

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| Aug 20, 2017

Please tell me lunch recipe for my children.

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| Jul 27, 2017

Easy.... I will try it.. ☺

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| Jul 21, 2017

I am glad to know that all the lovely mommies out here found the recipes useful. Please do try the recipes and let us know how your child like it :) We shall be coming up with more such blogs in the future. Thank you and keep rocking!

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| Jul 21, 2017

I will try..

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| Jul 19, 2017

very useful

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| Jul 17, 2017

recepies*

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| Jul 17, 2017

share sm more receptors pls...

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| Jul 10, 2017

problem solving blog for me

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| Jul 10, 2017

hi very useful. will try yr recipes

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| Jul 08, 2017

Hi Gunjan,Definitely.. will do :)

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| Jul 07, 2017

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| Jul 06, 2017

very useful blog

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| Jul 06, 2017

very useful blog

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| Jul 06, 2017

very useful blog

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| Jul 06, 2017

v useful recipes thx for sharing

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| Jul 06, 2017

Plz send more snakes nd breakfast for 6 to 11 yr

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| Jul 06, 2017

Thnx for sharing ur recipes...

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| Jul 05, 2017

nice recipes

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| Jul 03, 2017

thanks

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| Jul 03, 2017

Thanks for the recepies

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| Jul 03, 2017

Very nice and healthy recipes.... thanks

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| Jul 03, 2017

healthy and tasty recipes

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| Jul 03, 2017

nice recipes

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| Jul 03, 2017

nc n easy recipe s with nutrition value too!!

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| Jul 03, 2017

Very gud recipes. ..

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| Jul 03, 2017

Healthy and tasty recipes. thank you.

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| Jul 03, 2017

Thanks so much for lovely recepies

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| Jul 03, 2017

Nice receipes

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