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Finger Foods for Babies, Toddlers and Kids recipes


Last Updated : Jan 21,2020



फिंगर फूड़स् - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Finger Foods for Babies, Toddlers and Kids recipes in Hindi)
ફીંગર ફૂડસ્ બાળકો માટે - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Finger Foods for Babies, Toddlers and Kids recipes in Gujarati)

Finger Foods for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

What are Finger Foods?

Finger Foods for Babies, Toddlers and Kids, Indian recipes. Foods that can be eaten comfortably with fingers without requiring fork or spoons are called Finger foods. Other words for finger foods are Munchies and Tidbits. Finger foods for toddlers and Finger Foods for kids usually consists appetizers and snacks.

This section introduces you to innumerable bite-sized treats that kids can easily munch on when they are playing or running around. Surprise your kids with yummilicious Finger Foods like Cheese Sticks, Masala French Fries, Aloo Cheese Croquettes

Finger Foods for Toddlers (Babies), Non-fried Finger Foods

Cheesy Baked Zucchini FriesCheesy Baked Zucchini Fries

Oven-Baked-Pumpkin-Fries are great alternative for potato fries, they are rich in Magnesium, Vitamin E and Beta carotene. Kids are really fond of pizza and they would definitely enjoy these Pizza-Crackers they are easy to prepare and the best thing is you won’t need to use the gas stove or even oven. Baked Methi Mathri can be enjoyed by children while running around the house.

Finger Foods for Toddlers (Babies), Fried Finger Foods

Crusty Potato FingersCrusty Potato Fingers

Kids love to cheese and recipes made out of them. Here we have Corn-Cheese-Balls which has a crispy coating with soft filling assured to be loved by kids of all age. Kalmi vada is a type of Rajasthani snack that will provide protein and fibre to your child and has a great taste too.

Cabbage Carrot and Paneer Samosa Patti Snack can be eaten as an evening snacks, combination of vegetables and paneer is a good way to provide Protein, Vitamin A Vitamin C and Calcium.

Finger Foods for Toddlers (Babies), Sweet Finger Foods

Crispy Chocolate BallsCrispy Chocolate Balls

Jowar Golpapdi is a Gujarati mithai that is calorie dense something moms would definitely love to feed their young ones who have low appetite. Your kid will forget the packed cookies if he tastes Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies as they melt in the mouth and appeases sweet tooth.

Try our recipe for this tasty Halim Ladoo it will provide iron to your child and give a boost of energy. Try our other recipes of finger foods for kids from the options below…

Halim Ladoo, Halim LadduHalim Ladoo, Halim Laddu

Finger Foods for Kids

Most kids are fussy eaters and it gets really difficult to please them. So, as a parent it becomes very important for you to keep in mind what your child loves and get creative with it! We have compiled a list of tasty finger foods for kids that you can prepare easily at home and surprise them.

Giving the basic potato cutlet a cheesy twist and a breadstick ‘handle’ to make unique Potato Pops is one of the options. A super quick finger foods is Pizza Crakcers made on cream  cracker biscuits. 

Pizza CrackersPizza Crackers

Finger Foods for Kids, chips and dips

Chips and dips are other finger foods that will please your kids. From various Lebanese dips like hummus, tzatziki, baba ganoush to Cheesy Corn Dip or Creamy Cheese Dip, you can serve them along with a number of delights like lavash, herb bread, melba toast and Cheese Sticks .

Cheese Sticks

Cheese Sticks

Tikkis and kebabs are other delicious finger food that no one can resist. Moreover, they are quite easy to make and can be customized as per the preference. Here are some of my favorite finger food recipes for kids :

1. Spaghetti Balls

2. Green Pea and Paneer Tikki

3. Cheese Carrot and Beetroot Rolls

Happy Cooking!

Enjoy our Finger Foods for Babies, Toddlers and Kids, Indian recipes and other baby recipes articles below.

1. Recipes for Toddlers (1-3 Years)

2. Recipes for 8 to 9 months Babies

3. 7 months baby food

4. Recipes for weaning, 6 to 7 months

5. Teething Recipes for Babies


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Banana Dosa ( Finger Foods for Kids )
Recipe# 33633
31 Jan 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An interesting sweet treat, especially for children! these banana dosas taste very nice when served warm with a dollop of butter. Make small dosas so that your child can easily eat them on his/her own.
Halim Ladoo,  Halim Laddu
Recipe# 39650
27 Jan 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
halim ladoo recipe | alive laddu | alive che ladoo | Maharashtrian halim ladoo | with amazing 17 images. halim ladoo is a traditional
Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe# 1941
13 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Cookies are a must to complete the Christmas experience. They are also a wonderful jar snack to have at home, to appease your sweet tooth as well as sudden hunger pangs. And, what better flavour of cookie to make than chocolaty ones! Here is the perfect recipe to make delightful Eggless Chocolate Co ....
Kesar Peda
Recipe# 40033
22 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Kesar Peda has a characteristic opulence about it, with the dominant flavours of saffron and cardamom lacing the intense richness of mava. By using readymade mava we have brought down the cooking time required to make this traditional mithai. You still have to plan ahead when you want to prepare ....
Corn Cheese Balls ( Starter )
Recipe# 36452
23 Oct 19

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by Tarla Dalal
corn cheese balls recipe | cheese corn balls | crispy corn cheese balls | with amazing 40 images Looking for a lip smacking starter recipe for your kids birthday ba ....
French Fries Recipe, How To Make French Fries
Recipe# 36312
11 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
French Fries and burgers seem to have tied the knot! It is hard to think of burgers without some form of crispy accompaniment, but of these, the common french fries are the most tried-and-test and safe combo for any type of burger. To enhan ....
Doodhi Muthia ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 553
30 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
doodhi muthiya | Gujarati doodhi muthia | dudhi na muthia | steamed lauki muthia | with 25 amazing images. doodhi muthiya is a fist-shaped steamed snack that's mu ....
Corn and Capsicum Tikki
Recipe# 2900
19 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Corn and capsicum are a lesson in contrasts. While one is sweet, juicy and yellow, the other is spicy, crunchy and green. See how they complement each other perfectly in everything from texture and flavour to appearance. It is no surprise then that this Corn and Capsicum Tikki turns out to be such a ....
Atta Biscuits, Eggless Whole Wheat Biscuit
Recipe# 42266
24 Jan 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
atta biscuits recipe | eggless atta biscuits | Indian style whole wheat biscuits | with 18 amazing images. Our atta biscuits recipe is an Indian style whole wheat biscu ....
Vegetable Parathas for Babies
Recipe# 3080
02 Aug 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Not all children eat vegetables easily, and moms are always at a loss of ways to hide this nutritious food group into the child’s meals! Vegetable Parathas are a delicious way to do this. Your baby will enjoy the mild, soothing flavour derived from apt spice powders, a ....
Green Pea and Paneer Tikki ( Finger Foods For Kids )
Recipe# 33620
02 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This classic combination of paneer and peas is loved by all. Instead of the regular peas-paneer gravy, make these succulent protein, fibre and calcium rich tikkis for a change. Kids can eat them easily and will love the crisp taste of these tikkis when served hot with tomato ketchup.
Lavash
Recipe# 22702
29 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
We always gain a deep satisfaction from preparing exotic, international foods in our own kitchen, isn’t it? Here is your chance to make Lavash, the all-time Mediterranean favourite. With mild scents of olive oil and the strong aroma of toasted sesame, Lavash is a bread par excellence. Bake them fres ....
Aloo Cheese Croquettes, Potato and Cheese Rolls
Recipe# 32755
16 Jul 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A yummy starter, which is sure to raise one’s expectations of the forthcoming meal! Aloo Cheese Croquettes also look very appetising, so nobody is likely to pass up the tray without tasting one. A melt-in-the-mouth covering ....
Peri Peri Masala
Recipe# 40207
22 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
peri peri masala recipe | piri piri spice mix | Indian style peri peri | with amazing 20 images. Peri Peri or Piri Piri in Swahili means Pepper Pepper! In Spain a ....
Walnut and Cashewnut Balls
Recipe# 4810
14 Dec 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Finger foods that are handy and yummy are always a huge hit. If they are sweet, then they are unbeatable! Walnut and Cashewnut Balls is one such healthy finger food for kids, made of calcium-rich walnuts and cashews roasted in ghee and bound together with sugar syrup. Do not make the sugar syrup too ....
Rice and Cucumber Pancakes
Recipe# 38998
10 Dec 19

 
 
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.
Golpapdi, Microwave Golpapdi
Recipe# 2780
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A traditional Indian sweet, made quickly and easily using the microwave oven. The aroma and rich flavour of ghee-roasted wheat flour, sweetened with jaggery, is just too delicious to explain with words. Since it is so easy to make, you can experience it for y ....
Jowar Sesame Bread Sticks ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
Recipe# 3074
14 Dec 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This version of bread sticks is more wholesome than the regular bread sticks made from refined flour (maida). It's also an interesting way to introduce different kinds of cereals in your baby's diet.
Crispy Rice Balls
Recipe# 7591
09 Oct 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
How can leftover rice and veggies be used to win your kids’ hearts? It might sound like a riddle to you, but it is possible as you will see from this recipe. Cooked rice and colourful vegetables are used to make a mildly spiced dough that is shaped into balls and deep-fried. This is a wonderful way ....
Cheesy Baked Zucchini Fries
Recipe# 41188
21 Jul 18

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by Tarla Dalal
This snack is a cheese-lover’s dream come true! Unpeeled zucchini fingers are coated excitingly with cheese and breadcrumbs, and baked in an oven till it acquires a uniquely cheesy crispness! It is basically the kind of snack that is both crisp and chewy, an amazing texture that everybody love ....
Pizza Crackers
Recipe# 512
09 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A quick-fix snack that matches the flavour of pizzas with an even more exciting texture! Made with readily available cream cracker biscuits, the Pizza Crackers derive their exciting flavour from a topping of pizza sauce, capsicum and cheese, brought together at the right temperature to create a nice ....
Namak Para, Savoury Jar Snack
Recipe# 42249
11 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This is a crispy jar snack that is very famous all over India. Para is essentially a diamond-shaped, deep-fried snack made with a plain flour dough. There are both sweet and savoury versions of para. This recipe introduces you to the ....
Khandvi, Gujarati Snack Recipe
Recipe# 557
25 Oct 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
khandvi recipe | Gujarati khandvi | besan khandvi | with amazing 32 images Gujarati khandvi is a famous Gujarati farsan made with besan. It is easy to digest and is cooked using very less ....
Baked Potatoes
Recipe# 4908
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Baked Potatoes is truly a universal favourite, much loved by people across the world. It can be enjoyed plain, with cheese or with a yummy filling as in this case. Here, we’ve stuffed the baked potatoes with a scrumptious mixture of broccoli and corn, flavoured with a hint of garlic. Seasoned wi ....
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 on 24 Jan 18 03:05 PM


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