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Snack Recipes for Kids, 510 Indian Easy Snack Recipes for Kids

snack recipes for kids. indian kids snacks. If you happen to overhear a few moms talking about their kids or routines, you will be surprised to know that many moms find it more challenging to cook for their kids than for a small party of adults! This is not because kids are hard to please or unhappy with what their moms make, but because kids have a zealous appetite and enthusiastic taste buds, eager to have plenty of variety. Moreover, when it comes to their children’s food, moms are also very concerned. They want their children to be happy and healthy and are keen on cooking wholesome, filling and tasty food for different meals of the day.

Thrice a day, children need whole somemeals breakfast, lunch and dinner. Apart from this, they need something light for the school short-break, something filling to have when they return from school in the evening, plus some tidbits to munch on whenever they are hungry.

Indian Easy Snack Recipes for Kids

ThalipeethThalipeeth

While jar snacks will cater to the sudden cravings, it is very important to make something more filling and wholesome in the evening. Kids are bound to be hungry and tired after a long day at school. They need to unwind and recharge themselves before they rush out to play or to other extra-curricular classes like sports or music. At the same time, if they are too fully loaded, again they can’t perform well. So, the evening snack needs to be smartly planned such that it is filling and nutritious, yet not too heavy. Thalipeeth is not only nutritious but quick and easy snack recipe for kids. Here are some quick snacks to delight your kids :

1. Crispy Rice Balls

2. Aloo Tikki Burger

3. Stuffed Monaco Biscuit Sev Puri

These snacks are easy to make so that you can fix it quickly without wasting too much time. Plus, variety is very important, because attractive snacks are sure to make your kids happy!

Snack Recipes for Kids, Healthy

Sprout and Fruit BhelSprout and Fruit Bhel

One of the important decisions in choosing snack recipes for kids is to look at the health angle. We suggest Mixed Dal Chillas which is healthy and protein rich. Also, you can substitute rice or puffed rice with healthy ingredients. The Bajra, Carrot and Onion UttapaOats Rava Idli and Oats Bhel are delicious ways to introduce your kids to more grains like oats or bajra. One of my favorite recipes is the Sprout and Fruit Bhel with a chatpata flavor and goodness of sprouts.

Snack Recipes for Kids, Sandwiches and Burgers

Creamy Mixed Vegetable Toast SandwichCreamy Mixed Vegetable Toast Sandwich

Everybody loves sandwiches. Be it a plain sandwich or a toasted/grilled one, they are extremely filling and easy to make. With these requirements in mind, we have come up with a selection of yummy and attractive snacks that your kids will love to have in the evening. When in the mood for a bread-based snack, go for the Moong Dal ToastBaked Veg Paneer Sandwich,  or Feta and Pineapple Sandwich. Try the Veg Toast Sandwich or Vegetable Mayonnaise Sandwich which are some popular street food. Cream cheese sandwich is another easy snack to make. 

Easy Snack Recipes for Kids

Quick Carrot DhoklaQuick Carrot Dhokla

The Cheese Paratha and Moong Dal Palak Cheela are variants of traditional snacks that are sure to please kids.
Sometimes, you can also modify the recipes slightly to cater to the whims and fancies of your children. Khakhra pizza is another unique delight made by skipping the typical plain flour base to make a healthy snack.

Well, you love idlis, but what if you have no batter on hand? Rava idli can be made quickly as the batter doesn’t need to be fermented. If you have leftover idlis, then you can sauté them with zingy ingredients like garlic, ginger, spring onions and Chinese sauces like soya sauce and vinegar to make delicious Idli Chilli. Other quick and easy snack recipes for kids are :

1. Instant Pav Bhaji Masala Toast

2. Onion, Tomato and Cheese Open Toast

3. Quick Carrot Dhokla

On a holiday, involve them in preparing these tasty snacks so they will be comfortable around the kitchen when they grow up. Many of these recipes are likely to be enjoyed by adults too, so you can also enjoy a tasty bite with your kids, along with a cup of hot tea or coffee!

Enjoy our snack recipes for kids and other kids articles below. 

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Cream Cheese Sandwich
Recipe# 41344
07 Nov 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
This cold sandwich is everything you could ask for – filling, refreshing, tasty! An intelligent combination of juicy and crunchy veggies with cream cheese, herbs and spices, makes this sandwich an enjoyable treat. It is also very easy and quick to make, and uses common ingredients that you will ....
4 Flour Dosa
Recipe# 40159
11 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
A unique dosa that is made with a fermented batter of soaked and ground urad combined with the right proportions of four readymade flours, the 4 Flour Dosa is super tasty and notably satiating! Rather than using high glycemic index rice, this sumptuous pancake is made with fibre-rich flours li ....
Healthy Vada Pav
Recipe# 4077
10 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Yummmmm, Vada Pav ! It is now possible to prepare Mumbai’s favourite street food in a healthy form that has less than half the fat and much less calories than the authentic vendor-made version. This is made possible by modifying the cooking method slightly, avoiding ....
Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33423
08 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Pav bhaji is more than a mere snack! it’s a quick meal that can be grabbed on the go – since large potions of the bhaji are made in advance and simply reheated with a few spices before serving. You just need to wait till the pav is toasted to perfection with oodles of butter! hmm, top with the raw o ....
Delicious Apple and Carrot Sandwiches
Recipe# 1864
30 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Apple and cheese with a sprinkling of pepper and a similar spread made of carrots, make a yummy filling for fresh, soft bread slices. Alternate layers of apple and carrot spreads complement each other well, also making the sandwich soft and creamy. The delicious apple and carrot sandwiches can be ha ....
Doodhi Muthia ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 553
23 Nov 14

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by Tarla Dalal
Muthia is a fist-shaped steamed snack that's much-loved by the Gujaratis. Doodhi and onions when combined with an apt combination of semolina and flours like whole wheat flour and besan yield delicious Doodhi Muthias. Ingredients like ginger, green chillies ....
Buckwheat Dosa
Recipe# 36424
27 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Um, you feel like having dosa today but no fermented batter on hand? Not to worry! Here is an easy and instant dosa prepared with buckwheat and urad dal. The twist here is that the ingredients are powdered, tempered and then mixed into a batter, which can be cooked immediately into yummy dosas. Serv ....
Dal Vada, South Indian Chana Dal Vada, Masala Vada
Recipe# 40197
30 Oct 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
You will love the exciting crispness of these delectable Dal Vadas. Made with a coarse paste of soaked chana dal perked up with onions, ginger paste and the whole traditional team of flavour enhancers, these vadas have a unique, rustic texture and warm, hearty flavour that will strike a chord with m ....
Schezwan Noodle Frankie
Recipe# 40941
20 Nov 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Noodles and Frankies, two all-time favourite street foods come together in this innovative snack! Noodles, tossed with peppy Schezwan sauce and crunchy veggies, makes an exciting filling for rotis. Ingredients like chilli sauce, shredded veggies, cheese and chaat masala add more punch to the f ....
Oats Moong Dal Tikki
Recipe# 35288
14 Mar 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Oats and moong dal combine excitingly with an assortment of Indian spices to make a fibre and protein rich snack that will satisfy the food lover and health freak in you! To get perfect Oats Moong Dal Tikkis, shape them thinly and cook on a slow flame to ensure complete and uniform cooking. These ti ....
Mag Dal Ni Kachori ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 564
23 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Crispy, flaky shells with a delectably spicy filling of cooked and seasoned yellow moong dal, every bite of these kachoris is worth a fortune! these can be eaten as a snack, or along with your meals. This dish gets a protein boost due to the moong-based filling, making it a great choice for kids. Ta ....
Cabbage and Paneer Grilled Sandwich
Recipe# 5223
15 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Although both cabbage and paneer are bland ingredients, the hints of green chillies and coriander lace it with an enticing flavour, and the overall effect is rather pleasing to the palate. When had with a bowl of hot Spicy Tomato Soup , ....
Adai Recipe, Adai Dosa, Breakfast
Recipe# 534
15 Nov 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Adai is a crisp, golden dosa made using a batter of rice and mixed dals. It has the rich aroma of coconut oil and roasted dals, and a very rustic flavour as well. It is more satiating than regular dosas and makes a great Breakfast . Adai can be enhanced ....
Spinach Tarts
Recipe# 978
14 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a cheesy, creamy and chunky treat of melt-in-the-mouth homemade tarts baked with a luscious spinach-based filling. A range of exciting ingredients ranging from tomato puree to onions and green chillies give the spinach mixture a balanced taste that combines tang, spice and crunch. Top ....
Sweet Corn and Spinach Wrap  ( Tiffin Recipe)
Recipe# 33060
08 Aug 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The first thing that many moms do when their kids return from school is to open the snack box. Indeed, to see it empty is a very satisfying experience. Here is one such tiffin that is sure to be happily gobbled up by your kids. Leftover chapatis are put to good use here, by packing them with a sumpt ....
Medu Vada,  South Indian Snack
Recipe# 40192
07 Jul 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Most South Indians consider breakfast incomplete without Medu Vada. Whether they have idli , dosa , pongal or upma< ....
Dosa (  South Indian Recipe)
Recipe# 32927
30 Oct 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Dosa is as popular in South Indian cuisine as Idli is! Crisp and thin pancakes made of a rice and urad dal batter, dosas are even more exciting than idlis. In fact, while idlis are considered to be an easy, comfortable steamed food, ....
Vegetable Maggi (  Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40122
22 Oct 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Maggi is a huge hit with kids. They just love to stash the long, chewy noodles into their mouth, sucking it in with a fun, whooshing sound. By adding loads of colourful and crunchy veggies to it, you can turn their favourite treat into a satiating tiffin. Here, we have sautéed the veggies and the Ma ....
Lauki Chilla, Bottle Gourd Doodhi Cheela
Recipe# 42488
22 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chilla, the Indian pancake, is so versatile that you can add any combination of ingredients to the basic besan batter to come up with something new that tastes different! This Lauki Chilla is one such version that you will definitely fall in love with. With the ....
Idli ( How To Make Idli )
Recipe# 32833
05 Apr 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
South indian cuisine is almost synonymous with idli! idli is not only easy to make but also extremely healthy and easy to digest. In fact, when stranded on a highway with nothing to eat, people wouldn’t hesitate to walk into a roadside hotel and buy a few idlis, as it is steamed, and therefore quite ....
Rice and Cucumber Pancakes
Recipe# 38998
26 Nov 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These instant pancakes require no advance preparations. Just whip them up in time for a quick breakfast or tuck them into your child’s tiffin box. Besan and potatoes act as binding agents and ensure the pancakes are of the right texture.
Aloo Tikki Burger
Recipe# 42205
27 Sep 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Even international food chains are introducing a touch of Indian magic in their burgers and pizzas, because of the tongue-tickling taste and rich texture that they give. This Aloo Tikki Burger is a perfect example. It brings into burgers the unbridled fun of Indian food. Aloo Tikki made of potat ....
Bhaat Na Poodla ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 567
23 Nov 14

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by Tarla Dalal
“Waste not, want not,” said the wise old men. Well, if using leftovers was as interesting as this recipe, it would be a pleasure indeed! bhaat na poodla is a wonderful pancake made with mashed leftover rice, which tastes best when cooked patiently till crisp. Coriander, normally treated as a simple ....
Bread Snack ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40356
25 Aug 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is a tasty and convenient alternative to bread sandwiches. In this delicious Bread Snack, cubed whole wheat bread slices are sautéed with crunchy, juicy veggies and tongue-tickling spice powders. While garam masala is a standard addition to such dishes, adding a dash of pav bhaji masala makes t ....
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Kids Filling Veg Snacks
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 on 06 Aug 18 10:28 AM


Thank you so much for all your lovely delicious recipes. I like trying new-new recipes, I enjoy making it and get very nice feeling when my children have it and want more and more. Thank you again for the amazing recipes. May Allah bless you and your family and keep you all always happy & healthy in His loving care.
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