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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

Enjoy our Healthy Foods for Kids to gain weight recipes and other kids articles below.

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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 ....
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 ....
Egg Bhurji, Anda Bhurji , Egg Masala Bhurji
Recipe# 40755
30 May 20

 
 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 ....
Egg Roll, Breakfast Or Snack Recipe
Recipe# 42180
26 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Egg Roll is a unique and tasty recipe, in which cooked rotis are lined with an egg mixture, cooked again, and then wrapped with the yummiest assortment of onions, veggies and sauces. With an amazing mix of textures and flavours, the Egg Roll is sure to appease young and old alike. It can be ....
Flax Seeds with Curd and Honey, Good For Weight Loss and Fitness
Recipe# 41113
24 Aug 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 ....
Fruit and Nut Milkshake, Protein Rich Recipe
Recipe# 33263
07 Aug 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Fruit and nut milkshake, a perfect evening snack for pregnant women, who are usually advised to have small and frequent meals. With 8.1 gm of protein per glass, this energy and nutrient dense drink will surely boost the growth of the foetus.
Fruit Lollies
Recipe# 30822
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Lollies are all-time favourite… to the extent of being one of the most interesting aspects of childhood! Unlike their commercial counterparts, these fruit lollies don't use artificial flavours and colours. Instead, they provide lots of nutrients including vitamins C and A. Ensure that the fruits are ....
Fruity Sandesh
Recipe# 30836
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Put together a super duper dessert with fruits and paneer, delighting your kids' palates while at the same time helping them stock up on vitamins A and C. These chilled Sandesh will be a welcome refreshment when your child comes home exhausted after a day at school!
Fruity Youghurt
Recipe# 30816
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Curds become even more enticing when served with crunchy fruits and cornflakes! For an added visual appeal, chop the fruits in innovative shapes and sizes or use a cookie cutter. Better still… why not get the kids to help you carve the fruits?
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 ....
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.
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 ....
Healthy No Bake Cookies, Peanut Butter and Muesli Cookies
Recipe# 37438
02 Oct 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Here is how you can make a toothsome cookie within minutes, without even requiring any baking! Crushed digestive biscuits together with crunchy and wholesome ingredients like muesli and wheat bran are mixed into a dough, shaped into cookies. That’s all there is to it! Dotted with chocolate chips and ....
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 ....
Homemade Peanut Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes
Recipe# 41116
24 Aug 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 ....
Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti
Recipe# 38880
24 Jul 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 ....
Mango and Coconut Purée (  Baby and Toddler)
Recipe# 38844
14 Dec 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
As a variation you can occasionally serve your baby a purée of chopped mango and chopped tender coconut flesh.
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 ....
Mini Raisin Muffins
Recipe# 30849
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Homemade muffins are nutritious and can easily satisfy the craving for sweets, without all the calories of a frosted cake. Oats and raisins further add their goodness making these muffins a healthy treat for little brains. These muffins are sure to ward off all the stress your little one goes throug ....
Moong Bhel
Recipe# 720
15 Sep 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 ....
Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki (low Calorie Snack)
Recipe# 3552
17 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
teaspoon of oil can create wonders, when the other ingredients are perfectly chosen – and this Moong Dal Seekh Kebab is a perfect example of this art. Did you ever imagine preparing crispy, succulent kebabs using such little oil? Well, see for yourself how the marvelous mix of moong dal and paneer w ....
Muesli Coated Fruits
Recipe# 30851
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Iron, required for the continuous supply of blood and nutrients to the brain and keep it functioning efficiently, which is found in applicable amounts in Muesli. Coating the fruits with luscious butterscotch sauce and serving with this crunchy muesli makes them totally irresistible. Watch the kids g ....
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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.