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Last Updated : Jan 19,2020



बच्चों के लिए स्कूल के बाद का नाश्ता - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Kids After School recipes in Hindi)
શાળા પછીના નાસ્તા બાળકો માટે - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Kids After School recipes in Gujarati)

Kids after School Recipes, Kids after School Indian Snacks

Kids after School Recipes, Kids after School Indian Snacks. It’s been a long and busy day for your kids at school and they come back home hungry and tired. While a hug from mom is the first pick-me-up tonic they want, they also look forward to something super yummy to eat. Something that’ll not just appease their hunger at the moment, but also re-energize them for the remaining activities of the day, be it sports classes, music classes, tuitions or just fun and play!

Mothers are always eager to appease their children, and are enthusiastic to prepare interesting kids after school snacks to serve them when they come back from school, but it is just natural to run out of ideas after a few days. And kids! They can sometimes be difficult to please. They get bored of having the same kind of food every day, and if you don’t get innovative, they crave for junk food – which is every mom’s nightmare!

If you eavesdrop on typical moms’ conversations, you will find that they often return to the topic of what they can cook for kids, be it for their tiffin dabba or to have kids after school snacks. Discovering recipes that are fun, easy and quick, yet loved by kids is every mom’s top priority.

So, here we come with our inputs on the topic!

Kids after School Recipes, give variety to kids

Healthy Oats DosaHealthy Oats Dosa

Nobody knows better than you that kids want variety! So, do not repeat the dishes often. Try healthy Oats Dosa Healthy Oats Dosa instead of Dosa. In fact, at the beginning of the week, you can plan and make a list of after-school snacks to prepare, so that you can avoid repetition.

You can even rope your child into this activity, so they can share their thoughts on what they want to eat, which makes it doubly interesting to eat them. Sometimes, when you have more time on hand, change the dish for the better to pleasantly surprise them when they get home!

Kids after School Snacks, introduce veggies, fruits and pulses

Fruit ChaatFruit Chaat

Always try to introduce lots of veggies, fruits and pulses into the snacks you make so that the kids get a good nutrient top-up like Fruit Chaat. You can also substitute refined flour with healthier options, and try to sweeten your snacks naturally with fruits, honey, etc. instead of using white sugar. With small substitutions and best practices, you can start paving the way for your children’s long-term good health.

Your kids after school recipes depends on their schedule. If they are coming home from school, you can prepare snacks hot and fresh and serve them with love. On the other hand, if they will be popping out of school and into some other class directly, then you need to pack something in the morning itself. Jar snacks are ideal for this because it will remain in the dabba for over 6-7 hours.

10 Quick Kids after School Recipes

Mini Rava Vegetable Pancakes
Mini Rava Vegetable Pancakes

Hot and fresh pancakes and spongy dhoklas are ever-popular kids after school snacks, especially if they are made freshly. The aroma of the pancakes and the crunch of the veggies are definitely alluring!

1. Mini Rava Vegetable Pancakes

2. Poha Dhokla

Nothing like a sandwich, toast or open sandwich to please kids! Rather than the usual veggie or cheesy stuff, try using pulses, as in the Moong Dal Toast...

3. Moong Dal Toast

A smoothie is always handy when you are short of time. They are easy and quick but lusciously tasty...

4. Almond Banana Smoothie

Who can resist the temptation of munching on succulent, simply seasoned corn?

5. Buttered Sweet Corn Recipe

Chapati Roll with VegetablesChapati Roll with Vegetables

And of course, the ever popular rolls and sandwiches...

6. Chapati Roll with Vegetables

7. Cream Cheese Sandwich

To give the snack a healthy twist, try something like the Oats Bhel...

8. Oats Bhel

Or go for something from down South...

9. Idli Milagai Podi

When you don’t know what to make, go for aloo because every kids loves it!

10. Masaledar Aloo

Whatever kids after school snacks you have decided to make, ensure that all the ingredients are ready before your kids come home, so that you can cook and serve the food immediately. They are bound to be hungry after school, and might have to rush to another class.

10 Kids after School Snacks carried in dabbas to eat after school

Nowadays it has become common for kids to go straight from school to their evening classes, to save time travelling. In that case, you will have to pack the after-school snacks and give it to the kids early in the morning itself. So, you have to go for absolutely dry snacks, which will not get soggy after so many hours. Jar snacks are best. You can prepare them earlier whenever you are free, and quickly pack them in the mornings. They will be convenient to make and pack, yet tasty and satiating to fill the young one’s tummy!

Kurmura ChikkiKurmura Chikki

Muffins made with whole wheat flour are good options, because they are healthy and sumptuous too. You can try other baked foods like cookies or loaves too. The chikki is an all-time favourite, time-tested Indian snack that you can pack any day!

1. Whole Wheat Carrot and Raisin Muffins

2. Kurmura Chikki, Murmura Chikki Recipe

3. Eggless Orange and Tutti Frutti Loaf

Jar snacks are handy. You can prepare them in the weekend and use throughout the week. The jar snacks might be deep-fried or even baked healthily.

4. Ribbon Sev

5. Baked Whole Wheat Puris

The thepla is an interesting dish that lasts for 2-3 days if prepared properly. Many people take theplas along on long journeys, which proves its ability to stay good for a long time. So, you can comfortably make and pack theplas in your kids’ after-school dabba.

6. Thepla

Whole Wheat Flour Chakli RecipeWhole Wheat Flour Chakli Recipe

Most jar snacks, including the traditional ones like Namak Para, are much-loved by kids because they are crunchy and tasty. But, even then, to avoid boredom, go for something innovative like the Dry Pasta Jar Snack, which is okay to have for gluten-sensitive kids too. You can also make the snacks using different flours.

7. Dry Pasta Jar Snack

8. Jowar Dhani Chivda

9. Namak Para

10. Whole Wheat Flour Chakli Recipe

Talk to your kids often about food, so that they are aware of the taste and health aspects of what they eat. They will also open up and share ideas about what they wish to eat or what they do not like. You can also have a healthy discussion on what is junk and what is not, instead of preaching to them. A healthy dialogue always goes a long way.

Likewise, a little bit of creativity will also help. Add an element of fun to any dish you cook. Jazz up the garnishing, or crush the puris and top them with sev and chutneys to make it attractive for the kids. Think of new ways to present even the old stuff, so that the kids come home eagerly to see what’s on the table every day! Put the smile back on their faces before they head out to face the rest of the day!

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Whole Wheat Flour and Jaggery Ladoo
Recipe# 42356
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 by Tarla Dalal
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Veg Frankie, Mumbai Roadside Recipe
Recipe# 33438
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Burger Bun Open Pizza
Recipe# 4909
30 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Pizza in a jiffy, anyone? When your kids turn up from school and want to have pizza, and nothing but it, or when you feel like treating them to their favourite snack for no reason, try making this Burger Bun Open Pizza. The buns are loaded with a colourful combo of veggies, perked up with herbs and ....
Stuffed Monaco Biscuit Sev Puri
Recipe# 42625
30 Mar 20

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Whole Wheat Carrot and Raisin Muffins ( Finger Foods For Kids )
Recipe# 33629
26 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Yummy muffins that are pretty to look at, and super tasty to munch on! Carrot gives these muffins a beautiful hue and an irresistible mouth-feel, while the juicy raisins are amazing to bite into every now and then. Adding whole wheat flour and bran to the batter gives the muffins a wonderful texture ....
Lemon Muffins
Recipe# 39101
09 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Kids or adults, everybody likes tangy, tongue-tickling citrus flavours, especially that of lemon. As you savour the mild tinges of lemon that cloak this easy-to-make muffin, it is almost as if a mild drizzle is washing your tired face. Serve these lemon muffins at a party, carry them along on a trip ....
Granola Bars  (  Fun Food For Children)
Recipe# 1895
11 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Is this crisp or chewy, sweet or fruity? It is this mixture of flavours and textures that makes the Granola Bars a treat for kids! It keeps them guessing with every bite, loaded with fibre and protein rich oats and cornflakes, nutritious dry fruits and nuts, all bound together by caramelised sugar.
Quick Sandwich Recipe, Veg Tawa Sandwich Recipe
Recipe# 42099
12 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
quick sandwich recipe | vegetable tawa sandwich | veg tawa sandwich | Indian tava sandwich | with amazing 20 images. This quick sandwich recipe is one that has wi ....
Veggie Burger
Recipe# 36328
18 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Veggie Burger is one of the most common burgers around, but let me tell you upfront that this recipe is not a run-of-the-mill one! It is a wonderful Indo-western combo, as the tikki imbibes true Indian spices while the spread uses chilli sauce and oregano to perk up the mayonnaise. Also, un ....
Strawberry Milkshake, Fresh Strawberry Milkshake
Recipe# 41368
26 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This amazing milkshake made with fresh strawberries and milk is much superior to versions made with strawberry ice-cream or syrups. The vibrant taste of the fresh fruit resonates through and through, making this Strawberry Milkshake really refreshing. The good news is that it can be made in ....
Grilled Veg Pizza Sandwich, Quick Kids Snack Recipe
Recipe# 2595
03 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
All the unbounded excitement of digging into a pizza, now in a handy sandwich form! This yummy Grilled Veg Pizza Sandwich brings together common but tasty veggies, herbs, seasonings and ketchup, giving a pizza-like feel to it. It is so simple that even your kids can join you in cooking this reci ....
Buttered Sweet Corn Recipe, Buttered American Corn
Recipe# 36419
16 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Buttered Sweet Corn, a classic snack that is now so much a part of the Indian street-food scene, is so easy to make at home! Succulent sweet corn kernels are sautéed in butter, seasoned with pepper and tinged with lemon juice to make a scrumptious snack, which is just too irresistible when had steam ....
Bourbon Biscuits
Recipe# 2284
09 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves Bourbon Biscuits – the sugar, crispy treats that are packed with lusciously creamy and buttery chocolate icing! We all have our favourite brands and hunt the store-shelves for it. But today, allow us to share a secret with you. Bourbon Biscuits are not so complicated that they ....
Cheesy Rice Stick
Recipe# 40861
04 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Cheesy Rice Stick is a snazzy starter made with a dough of rice and potatoes perked up with appropriate herbs and spices. Portions of the dough are stuffed with a piece of cheese before being deep-fried to a perfect golden brown. The cheese melts in the heat and coats the inside of the ric ....
Coconut Cake, Eggless Coconut Sponge Cake
Recipe# 41890
12 Feb 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Like a breeze that caresses you atop a hill, the mellow flavour of coconut revitalises your palate when you bite into this unique Coconut Cake. The soothing touch of coconut is unmistakable as both coconut milk and desiccated coconut are used. This is a soft and succulent sponge cake with a deep ....
Chocolate Brownies , Chocolate Brownies with Eggs
Recipe# 40794
05 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Who doesn’t love brownies? Warm chocolate brownies are a delight to have as such, but they get all the more irresistible when topped with ice-cream and laced with hot molten chocolate sauce. In this recipe, you will discover the secret to making intensely-flavoured Chocolate Brownies with Eggs ....
Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33423
17 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Stuffed Cheesy Schezuan Pav Recipe, Starter
Recipe# 42157
06 Feb 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Innovation at its best, this recipe brings together a few ideas from Oriental and Indian cuisine to give you a snack that’s unforgettable! Ladi Pav bread is stuffed with a scrumptious filling of juicy veggies and tongue-tickling sauces, coated with a buttery-garlicky spread, sealed with foil pap ....
Moong Sprouts and Potato Salli Chaat
Recipe# 41250
06 Feb 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
moong sprouts and potato salli chaat | potato moong sprouts chaat | dahi moong sprouts chaat | with amazing 18 images. In moong sprouts and potato salli chaat, we have made a layered chaat ....
Schezwan Noodle Frankie
Recipe# 40941
13 Jan 20

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by Tarla Dalal
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Sitaphal Milkshake
Recipe# 1085
25 Jan 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Power Poha, Healthy Kabuli Chana Poha
Recipe# 1854
03 Feb 20

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Whole Wheat Roti Chivda
Recipe# 41301
10 Jan 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Whole Wheat Roti Chivda is a light and tasty snack, which can be made with fresh or leftover rotis. The rotis are shredded and sautéed with a tempering of cumin seeds and other tasty ingredients like onions, green chillies and garlic. A dash of lemon juice and a garnish of finely chopped cor ....
Mini Rava Vegetable Pancakes
Recipe# 33100
07 Jan 20

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by Tarla Dalal
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