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Finger Foods for Babies, Toddlers and Kids recipes


Last Updated : Oct 16,2018



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?

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…

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. 

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, Cheese Sticks etc. 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!


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Vegetable Parathas  ( Baby and Toddler )
Recipe# 3080
06 May 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, and the easily chewable te ....
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 ....
Atta Biscuits, Whole Wheat Sweet Biscuits, Jar Snack
Recipe# 42266
27 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Time to indulge in some sweet and spicy Atta Biscuits. Resplendent with the aroma of ghee and the magic of Indian spices like nutmeg and cardamom, these Atta Biscuits are a real pleasure to bite into! They have a rich and pleasantly sweet taste and melt-in-the-mouth texture, which is achieved by ....
Oats Nimki, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 41653
18 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Nimki is a crunchy, diamond-shaped savoury Bengali snack. It is characterised by its crispness and appetizing flavour of cumin and pepper. It can be enjoyed plain, or with tongue-tickling green chutney green chutney. ....
Corn Cheese Balls ( Starter )
Recipe# 36452
02 Apr 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Just the mention of corn and cheese makes this starter worth a try, because this duo is a great hit with people of all age groups. Allow the peppy, cheesy corn mixture to cool well, otherwise you will not be able to shape it. Once that step is through, then the Corn Cheese Balls are easy to prepare. ....
Doodhi Muthia ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 553
02 Apr 19

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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 ....
Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe# 1941
02 Apr 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 ....
Halim Ladoo,  Halim Laddu
Recipe# 39650
18 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Do you know that 100 grams of garden cress seeds offers 100 mg of iron? Who would have thought that this tiny seed is a goldmine of iron! Halim Ladoo is a traditional Maharashtrian sweet made with iron-rich garden cress seeds. Other ingredients like j ....
Aloo Cheese Croquettes, Potato and Cheese Rolls
Recipe# 32755
18 Feb 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 of mashed potatoes gives way to a succulent, cheesy filling that has the pep ....
Mini Beetroot Tikki
Recipe# 39300
09 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Here is an another interesting way to make your family consume more of healthy beets. With a blend of common masalas and everyday ingredients, grated beetroot and carrot emerge into an irresistible snack. The bread slice helps to hold together the other ingredients, while imparting an exciting crunc ....
Spinach Hummus with Cucumber Sticks ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40347
01 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Imagine packing a nice, satiating dip in your kids’ snack box. Along with something refreshing like cucumber or carrot sticks, it would transform their break into a very jolly and relaxing time. The Spinach Hummus is the perfect choice for this, because it is colourful, healthy and filling too as it ....
Crispy Chocolate Balls
Recipe# 33630
31 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Treat your little ones to homemade chocolate balls. These dainty balls get their crunch from the puffed rice and biscuit and sweetness from the jam and chocolate. The coloured vermicelli finish adds to its appeal, tempting children to pick them up. Kids will also love
Oven Baked Pumpkin Fries, Healthy Snack
Recipe# 42327
22 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Health-conscious people are always on the lookout for tasty but healthy snacks, which will keep them off junk food! Baked veggies are really trendy snacks that classify as super healthy. You will be amazed by how easy and tasty the Oven Baked Pumpkin Fries are. Just slice the pumpkin into finger ....
Onion Rings ( Burgers and Smoothies)
Recipe# 36316
14 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Fluffy and super crispy Onion Rings have the power to transform a boring afternoon into a super exciting one! This delicious snack, which is a favourite with all age groups – especially kids – can be easily made at home provided you know a few simple secrets. A dash of baking powder to make t ....
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 ....
Whole Wheat Bread Sticks
Recipe# 3073
17 Oct 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Bread sticks are a wonderful addition to the starter spread, as they make a bowl of soup seem extra special! This recipe shows you how to make tasty and crunchy Whole Wheat Bread Sticks. The process is quite easy, as you can see. There is no need t ....
Corn and Capsicum Tikki
Recipe# 2900
09 Oct 18

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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 ....
Uppu Urundai, Steamed South Indian Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 42486
09 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Uppu Urundai is a quick and easy steamed South Indian breakfast recipe that is made with minimal ingredients. This no-fuss recipe can be made on any day without too much advance planning, though you need to have an hour to soak the rice. If you do not ha ....
Rava Bonda Recipe
Recipe# 42439
09 Oct 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Eager to make bonda but in no mood to soak the stuff, grind the batter, and all? Go for this yummy Rava Bonda, which has a fabulously crispy texture and a peppy flavour, all achieved without any complex or time-consuming procedures. The rava is soaked in curds, perked up with ingredients like on ....
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 ....
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 ....
Baked Methi Mathri, Healthy Jar Snack
Recipe# 42360
01 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When you bite into a Baked Methi Mathri, the flavours just explode on your palate. From the bitterness of fenugreek leaves and the spiciness of chilli powder to the appetizing taste of coriander powder, multiple flavours clamour for your attention. What’s more, this healthy jar snack is made wit ....
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 ....
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Kids Finger Foods
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 on 24 Jan 18 03:05 PM


Fantabulous piece of work. Thank you for sharing this information ..