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If you are wondering what you are going to feed to your children, then you should ensure that you are checking out some of the best recipes for kids. There are so many options that you can pick and choose from that would make sure that they are getting all of the nutrition that is required. Here are just 5 of the best foods that you can feed to your children, so keep reading to find out more.

Dry Fruit Milkshake 

One of the best healthy kid-friendly recipes that everyone would love is the milkshakes that are made with dry fruits.

Ingredients required:

  • 10 almonds
  • 2 tablespoons Pista
  • 2 dried figs
  • 10 cashews
  • 3 dates
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon of cardamom powder
  • 2 ¼ cups of milk

The steps to make the milkshake includes:

  1. Soak the figs, cashews, pasta, and almonds in some water for around 45 minutes to give a creamier taste.
  2. Peeling the skin off the almonds and put the soaked ingredients into a blending jar
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients into the blending jar and mix it well

This is a great way to get your child to enjoy food items that they might not otherwise.

Paneer Tikka

Another favorite and top healthy recipes for kids is paneer tikka and this can be enjoyed as a snack or even an evening meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 to 1 ½ tablespoon of mustard oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of chili powder
  • Salt as required
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 6 tablespoons yogurt
  • 200 grams of paneer
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 green capsicum
  • 1 red capsicum

The steps for the recipes for kids include:

  1. Stir the yogurt, oil, salt, ginger garlic paste, chaat masala, Kasuri methi, coriander powder, turmeric, chili powder, and garam masala together
  2. Place the onions and capsicum into the yogurt mixture and cover well and marinate for 1-2 hours
  3. Thread the paneer and vegetables onto a skewer
  4. Put 1 tablespoon of oil on the Tawa and spread it evenly
  5. Using medium heat place the skewers on the Tawa
  6. Grill until golden on all sides

This is perfect if your children want a snack that is healthy, yet delicious.

Masala Pasta

Another one of the best healthy kid-friendly recipes is masala pasta, which is filling, delicious and good for them. The ingredients that are required includes:

  • 2 cups of pasta
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 3 cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • Salt as required
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon Kasuri methi or fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • ¾ to 1 cup of tomatoes
  • 2 carrots
  • ¼ – ½ cup of peas
  • ¼ cup green pepper or capsicum

To make this dish follow the following steps:

  1. Boil hot water and cook the pasta for the time specified on the package
  2. In pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil and add the cumin when it turns hot
  3. Add onions when cumin is ready along with vegetables
  4. Add the tomatoes and salt and cook until the raw smell leaves
  5. Add the garam masala, red chili powder and Kasuri methi or fresh coriander
  6. Add the cream and 1 tablespoon of oil and the pasta
  7. Toss as required until pasta is coated fully

Jeera Aloo

If you are looking for something that is quick and yet still tastes good and that children will keep asking you for, then you want to cook some jeera aloo. The ingredients that you would need to make this dish includes:

  • 4 medium-sized potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon oil or ghee
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ginger
  • 1 green chili
  • 1/8 teaspoon of Hing powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of amchur
  • ¼ – ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon of turmeric
  • ¾ – 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon coriander powder

The steps to cook this include:

  1. Peeling, boiling and cooking the potatoes and cutting them into the desired shape (which can be done before cooking as well)
  2. Heat a pan with oil or ghee until it is hot and then add the cumin seeds
  3. Add the green chili and ginger and fry for 1 minute
  4. Turn the flame down to low and add the amchur, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric, Hing, and Kasuri methi
  5. Stir until a pleasant smell reaches your nose
  6. Add 3 tablespoons of water and combine all ingredients well
  7. Add the potatoes into the mixture and cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat

Make sure that you are checking the salt level before you serve this to your family and children and it can be enjoyed with chapati, roti, puri or even rice and daal. This is a great dish that everyone in the family would love and can enjoy not just the children.

These are just a few of the main and most popular dishes that you can feed your family and your children. It isn’t always easy to find some delicious and healthy recipes for kids, so make sure that you are following these. There are dishes that you can enjoy either as a snack or even as a meal, so think about what you want to make since these can be cooked up easily. More often than not the ingredients for these dishes are in your home already, so why not make something nutritious rather than ordering from outside or eating junk food?

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