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Last Updated : May 15,2020



बच्चों का वज़न बढ़ाने के व्यंजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Kids Weight Gain recipes in Hindi)
બાળકો માટે વજન વધારનાર વ્યંજન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Kids Weight Gain recipes in Gujarati)

Healthy Foods for Kids to gain weight | Indian Weight Gain Recipes for kids |

Healthy Foods for Kids to gain weight. Weight Gain Recipes for Kids. Children tend to eat fatty foods like junk, chips, and whatever is easily available. They eat less fruits and vegetables and often skip breakfast which is the most important meal of the day. With right guidance and nutrition education children can learn to prefer healthy foods such as milk, eggs, green and orange fruits and vegetables, whole grain and unrefined cereals.

Date and Apple Shake ( Healthy Snacks Recipe)Date and Apple Shake ( Healthy Snacks Recipe)

Healthy eating habits should start right from childhood and it is the parent’s duty to inculcate these healthy habits in the kid. Most children are picky eaters and do not consume enough and therefore their growth is slowed or stunted and they become lethargic.

Maintaining an ideal weight is important for kids, and for this it is important to give them nutritious high calorie foods as they give them a lot of energy and keeps them active. Put the glow back on their faces with energy-dense recipes. It is important that children learn to avoid unhealthy and refined food items right from their young age.

Almond Til ChikkiAlmond Til Chikki

Unhealthy foods like refined carbohydrates, high sugar beverages, deep fried foods as they contain trans-fats cause ill health conditions like diabetes, dyslipidemia, heart problems, etc.

Kids Weight Gain Recipes, Snacks

Broccoli and Paneer TikkiBroccoli and Paneer Tikki

Add more energy and fibre to your digestive biscuits like our recipe for Healthy No Bake Cookies as the name suggests it does not require baking and is quick that kids would drool for.

We all know kids love creamy texture and here we have a recipe of Carrot Green Peas Creamy Sandwich that just melts in the mouth.

Carrot, Green Peas Creamy Sandwich, Creamy Toast SandwichCarrot, Green Peas Creamy Sandwich, Creamy Toast Sandwich

Has carrots and peas that will give an antioxidant boost to your child and being energy rich it’s a wonderful recipe for weight gain.

Kids often feel hunger pangs after a play session and Moong Bhel is the perfect snack option to satisfy their hunger pangs being excellent in protein, B vitamins, vitamin C, magnesium and phosphorus.

Moong BhelMoong Bhel

Peanuts are cheap in India and make a super easy weight gain snack for kids in homemade Indian peanut butter which has all the right fats used in the recipe. The key is that there is no vegetable oil used in this recipe.

Healthy Foods for Kids to Gain Weight, Breakfast

Adding vegetable purees to the rotis and parathas is a great way to add vegetables to your kids diet. You can serve Broccoli Paratha as a breakfast item or pack it as a tiffin treat. You may also spread some cheese on it and turn it into a roll for additional calories. Mini-Nachni-Pancake is delicious, power packed with calcium and fibre and can be served with healthy coconut chutney for enhancing its taste. Is your kid bored of having the same old milk for breakfast?

Mini Nachni PancakeMini Nachni Pancake

How something new like Dry Fruit Milkshake that’s loaded with energy and proteins and has a rich flavour and amazing mouthfeel, which will leave your kid asking for everyday.

Dry Fruit MilkshakeDry Fruit Milkshake

Choose from our wide range of recipes for weight gain like Groundnut Tikkis, Oats and Mixed Nuts Ladoo, Rajma Spinach Cheese Paratha and so on.

Groundnut TikkisGroundnut Tikkis

Using Bajra to make healthy Rotis and healthy Parathas for kids weight gain

Make your kids have some healthy rotis and parathas with healthy grains like jowar, bajra, nachni. Avoid using maida in their Indian breads as that is unhealthy weight gain. Bajra flour is high in protein and is a complete protein for vegetarians when combined with dal.

So as a Vegetarian, include bajra in your diet for your kids.  Bajra is a great option for those on a gluten free diet.  You can start with the basic bajra roti recipe which is fibre rich. Adding vegetables to your roti is always good as in bajra cauliflower roti recipelehsun bajra kaddu roti recipe or bajra gajar paratha recipe.

Bajra Gajar Palak Paratha, Gluten Free RecipeBajra Gajar Palak Paratha, Gluten Free Recipe

Jowar to make healthy Rotis and Parathas for your kids weight gain

Why use jowar flour is something we always wanted to know.  Jowar is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin and a perfect healthy option for kids weight gain in a healthy way. Jowar and all Millets are rich in Potassium.

You can have the basic jowar roti recipe. Then jowar pyaz ki roti which which will reduce acidity or the mooli jowar ki roti recipe which is gluten free. Or mix two healthy flour for the jowar bajra garlic roti reccipe

Jowar Bajra Garlic RotiJowar Bajra Garlic Roti

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Almond Til Chikki
Recipe# 30810
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Crunchy munchy chikkis! Who can say no to them, or stop with just one for that matter! These healthy chikkis will not only make your children happy but also meet their calcium requirement.
Apricot and Walnut Pancakes with Orange Sauce
Recipe# 30811
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sweet pancakes served with warm, tangy orange sauce is nothing short of a treat! And healthy too… for the nuts provide protein and calcium required for the formation of new bone cells and for the growth and maintenance of bones.
Avocado Dip, Avocado Jain Dip
Recipe# 8651
13 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Classic avocado dip made with riped avacados. The avacados are mashed with a fork and then mixed with, tomatoes, green chillies and lemon juice. Can be served as a dip with corn chips. You can also try other Jain friendly dips like Cheesy Pepper Dip or
Ayran, Turkish Yoghurt Drink, Lebanese Curd Drink
Recipe# 22614
11 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ayran is a rejuvenating yoghurt-based drink, very popular in the Middle Eastern Regions, especially Lebanon and Syria. You will be surprised to see that milk and yoghurt are combined with garlic to make Ayran. However, the proportion of ingredients is such that it gives this drink a very soothi ....
Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi
Recipe# 39646
29 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
bajra whole moong and green pea khichdi recipe | whole moong bajra and green pea khichdi | healthy green pea bajra and whole moong khichdi | with 20 amazing images. Watching weight or on a diet or want to eat someth ....
Baked Peanut Butter Oatmeal with Banana and Egg
Recipe# 41693
26 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A sweet dish with a unique mouth-feel, the Baked Peanut Butter Oatmeal with Banana and Egg, brings together the nutty taste of peanut butter with the fruity succulence of bananas and the rustic taste and texture of oats. A dash of spices and a touch of honey give the dish a memorable taste that ....
Recipe# 13619
09 Jun 11

 
 by mansi_msin
No reviews
A delicious and sweet snack item, banana roll has mashed bananas rolled up and then deep fried. Relish this crispy roll recipe with chutney of choice
Barley Khichdi
Recipe# 40397
12 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
barley khichdi recipe | jau khichdi | barely vegetable khichdi | healthy barley khichdi | with 20 amazing images. barley khichdi also known as
Beans and Cream Cheese Potatoes
Recipe# 1885
12 Aug 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Boiled potatoes are a storehouse of energy, and generally kids love it in any form. However if you keep serving the traditional mash with a simple sprinkling of salt and pepper everyday they will get bored of it. Often, you need to think of innovative ways to serve even common veggies to kids. Here ....
Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)
Recipe# 35022
23 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
broccoli paneer tikki | broccoli oats paneer tikki | healthy Indian broccoli tikki | with 22 amazing images. broccoli paneer tikkis are small round shaped snacks, usually around 2 or 3 inc ....
Broccoli Paratha ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40362
07 Jan 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Your kids will not want anything to accompany this tasty dish. This unique Broccoli Paratha has the brilliant flavour of mixed herbs, chilli flakes and pepper. While the flavour is out of the world when served fresh, it fortunately stays nice in the tiffin box too for at least 4 to 5 hours. So, on s ....
Carrot, Green Peas Creamy Sandwich, Creamy Toast Sandwich
Recipe# 5232
26 Oct 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
A gooey spread of mixed veggies and cheese adds charm to crisp toasted bread. The contrast between the texture of the bread and the spread is very appealing, and so is the exciting flavour contributed by ginger and green chillies. Mashed green peas give a nutty taste and vibrant colour to the sp ....
Recipe# 35207
08 Dec 11

 
 by LOPA SHAH
No reviews
Tomato soup is very common and famous all over world. Here is tomato soup made from tomato puree, white sauce, grated cheese and boiled corn kernels. I am sure everyone will love this new version of tomato soup.
Recipe# 417
15 Mar 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Vanilla ice-cream and raisins rolled into chocolate cake make a terrific combination.
Recipe# 9582
23 Aug 07

 
 
by Foodie #381196
No reviews
Sometimes you may find it difficult to make into balls because of the stickiness of butter so keep in the fridge for 10 mins so it will be easier to make it into balls.
Corn and Peas with Cottage Cheese ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
Recipe# 3099
14 Dec 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Yellow pearls of corn combined with peas and cubes of cottage cheese look really appealing and i'm sure your little angel will enjoy munching on them. A new flavour of mixed dried herbs is added to perk up this dish, as children at this age do enjoy experimenting with newer flavours. You should cook ....
Date and Apple Shake ( Healthy Snacks Recipe)
Recipe# 5675
12 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Tummy is growling, but not time for a meal yet? This Date and Apple Shake is perfect for such hunger pangs. An energy rich glassful that will put you right back into action! The combination of apples and dates is rich in fibre, which keeps you satiated for a long time. Using low-fat milk gives you ....
Date Honey Banana Shake
Recipe# 4213
05 Nov 15

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by Tarla Dalal
This energy-filled shake is a great way to start your day. Fatigue can be very stressful. At times, you feel so exhausted that you do not even feel like cooking something to boost your energy levels. At such times, this power-packed Date Honey Banana Shake will come in really handy. It will sa ....
Recipe# 10102
09 Dec 03

 
 by murimari
No reviews
A date roll is an easy dessert recipe to prepare an interesting mithai or Indian sweets with dates or khajur. The date roll is a favorite recipe among children owing to its awesome taste and appealing looks.
Doodhi Theplas
Recipe# 3592
12 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
doodhi thepla recipe | Gujarati lauki thepla | healthy doodhi thepla | bottle gourd thepla | with amazing 19 amazing pictures. Gujaratis love thepla and it is an ....
Dry Fruit Milkshake
Recipe# 41868
14 Jan 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Yet another wonderful way to enjoy dry fruits, this milkshake is packed with vigour and punch. A grand assortment of nuts and dried fruits is blanched in hot water and then blended, in order to get a smooth and luscious consistency. Combined with the rich and comforting taste of milk, the blende ....
Egg Bhurji, Anda Bhurji , Egg Masala Bhurji
Recipe# 40755
08 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You can’t help having more than the usual serving of ladi pav when it is accompanied by this tongue-tickling Egg Bhurji. In usual Bhurji style, the eggs are perked up with finely-chopped veggies like onions, capsicum and tomatoes, which add varied flavours and textures to the Anda Bhurji. A da ....
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Kids Weight Gain
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 on 28 Feb 20 08:00 AM


Wonderful recipes and tips. Blog is informative and very useful. Thanks for sharing.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback.
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29 Feb 20 08:50 AM
Kids Weight Gain
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 on 05 Aug 19 02:16 PM


Thanks for sharing these healthy kid-friendly food ideas.