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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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Oats and Mixed Nuts Ladoo ( Healthy Laddu)
Recipe# 39896
25 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Oats and mixed nuts ladoo recipe | healthy oats laddu | Oats dry fruits ladoo | how to make oats laddu | with 20 amazing images Oats and mixed nuts laddo is a tre ....
Nourishing Barley Soup
Recipe# 3529
11 May 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Barley is a cereal that is not usually used in everyday cooking. It is however a great source of protein, iron and fibre and tastes good too, if cooked with flavourful ingredients as I have done in this broth. The combination of masoor dal along with barley i.e. a pulse with a cereal makes this soup ....
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 ....
Quinoa Veg Upma, Vegan Breakfast
Recipe# 42265
24 Apr 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
quinoa upma recipe | vegetable quinoa upma | veg Indian upma | how to make quinoa upma | with 26 amazing images. Quinoa upma recipe is a truly healthy recipe made ....
Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss
Recipe# 41606
23 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
peanut butter coconut balls | Indian healthy peanut butter coconut balls | no bake peanut butter coconut balls | with 9 amazing images. peanut butter coconut balls is an
Healthy Peanut Butter Blueberry Almond Milk Smoothie
Recipe# 41699
21 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Almond milk is in vogue because of its great health benefits and pleasant taste. You can use it to soak your cereals, make smoothies and even warm refreshing beverages. In this mouth-watering recipe, the almond milk is combined with berries and peanut butter to make an exciting smoothie with a n ....
Green Pea and Corn Bhel
Recipe# 30846
14 Apr 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Two of my favourite ingredients join hands here to make a fibre-rich feast for my little buddies! This is indeed a healthy choice of chaat as it is full of healthy ingredients like green peas, vegetables and corn, flavoured with khatti-meethi chutney.
Sitaphal Milkshake
Recipe# 1085
13 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
sitaphal milkshake recipe | custard apple milkshake | with 12 amazing images. sitaphal milkshake recipe is an amazing rich custard apple milkshake made with just 4 ingredients. Make this ....
Homemade Peanut Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes
Recipe# 41116
12 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Indian style peanut butter recipe | homemade peanut butter | healthy peanut butter | with amazing 6 images. Indian style peanut butter recipe is a simple recipe made from unsalted peanuts ....
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 ....
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 ....
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
Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti
Recipe# 38880
12 Apr 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
jowar bajra garlic roti recipe | bajra jowar lehsun roti | healthy jowar bajra garlic roti | with 13 amazing images. Jowar and bajra are two super healthy flours and should be definitely included to diet!! We have ma ....
Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi ( Diabetic Recipe)
Recipe# 7469
12 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Inspired by heart-warming Rajasthani Cuisine, Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi is a whole wheat khichdi that is sumptuous and tasty enough to make a complete meal. Replacing rice with whole wheat enhances the fibre and iron content of this recipe, while the use of equal amounts of ghee and oil gives it a t ....
Veg Raita, Mixed Vegetable Raita
Recipe# 3602
24 Mar 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
veg raita recipe | mixed vegetable raita | healthy veg raita | quick veg raita | with 11 amazing images. The veg raita recipe is made from low fat curds, beetroot ....
Moong Bhel
Recipe# 720
23 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Wondering how to appease that monstrous appetite that kids come back home with, especially after play? Here is a wonderful snack made of puffed rice and sprouted moong, tossed together like a bhel, with chopped tomatoes, onions, etc., and a sprinkling of masalas too. The Moong Bhel is an excellent m ....
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 ....
Flax Seeds with Curd and Honey, Good For Weight Loss and Fitness
Recipe# 41113
29 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Many of us are aware of the health benefits of flax seeds, but are at a loss how to include it in our diet. This wonder seed is a treasure trove of omega-3 fatty acids, which help stabilise cell walls and reduce inflammation. Flax also has a unique blend of soluble fibre that binds with food to opti ....
Mini Nachni Pancake
Recipe# 38989
10 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Don’t let the colour of ragi flour put you off, because this sumptuous Mini Nachni Pancake is a winner in all other aspects, including flavour, aroma and nutrition! Loaded with iron and calcium, these toothsome pancakes will help start your day on an energetic and exciting note. Remember however tha ....
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 ....
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 ....
Strawberry Honey Milkshake
Recipe# 39024
08 Nov 19

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by Tarla Dalal
When strawberries are in season, they make a superb addition to breakfast in a variety of ways. Whip up a strawberry milkshake and add curds and honey for sweetness and body.
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 ....
Groundnut Tikkis
Recipe# 22448
23 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a unique tikki made with crunchy peanuts and vibrant spinach held together by whole wheat flour and besan. This tasty snack is loaded with vitamin B3, which is required for producing and utilising energy from the food that you eat. With just a dash of lemon juice and green chillies to ....
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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.