Eating only potato
Created by Updated on Mar 03, 2014
My child is 5 years; he does not eat any vegetable other than potato. He loves potatoes. What shall i do so that he starts eating other vegetables as well with interest?
| Mar 03, 2014
Hi Monika! Here is a link to parent talk that you may find relevant: https://www.parentune.com/parent-talk/hate-vegetables/910
| Mar 03, 2014
Hi dear Monika! Potato is indeed a tasty thing and it gels so well with every thing. I wud say u have an advantage that ur child likes potato. Try making paranthas with different cooked vegetables made along with aloo. Such as methi aloo parantha, boiled mashed peas aloo parantha, gobhi aloo parantha. U cud also try making sandwiches with potato as the main ingredient. Like u cud add finely chopped vegetables such as carrot,cheese, peas etc. u cud also make dalia with Arhar dal, finely chopped vegetables. Along with hidden veggies u cud motivate the child to have these by narrating stories, showing pics of undernourished children, how they become weak, n dull n cannot participate in any competition. Also u cud set an example by having food along with the child on dinner table and serving same thing to all and saying whosoever finishes the whole plate will b the winner and any token reward cud be added. Hope this works!
| Mar 28, 2014
hi.... Most of the children likes Potatos... even my daughter also.. if he likes chappathi.. then you can make the dough with ground vegetables like ground beetroot/ carrot/ peas etc.. and use potato mix to fill the cooked chappathi and roll it and serve.. the children will like it.. because of different colored chappathi.... If you want, you can make it more healthier by adding powdered bengal gram + oats + Vegetables( grated/ pasted) + leaves(methi/ spinach) etc...