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Last Updated : May 16,2020



बच्चों के लिए प्रोटीन युक्त आहार - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Protein rich food for kids recipes in Hindi)
બાળકો માટે પ્રોટીન યુક્ત આહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Protein rich food for kids recipes in Gujarati)

protein rich food for kids | protein rich recipes for kids

protein rich food for kids. protein rich recipes for kids. Protein is a very important macronutrient for growing kids as it is essential for building bones, muscles and maintaining healthy skin too. Parents should ensure the correct protein is eaten by kids. Protein is also required for children to prevent malnutrition. Sadly a lot of children in India suffer from malnutrition and hence it is the responsibility of the mother to include protein rich foods in her kid’s diet.

Top 5 Protein rich foods for kids

Sr.No Food Group Ingredient
1. Milk and Milk products Curd, Paneer, Cheese, Buttermilk, Milk powder,
2. Eggs  
3. Legumes and dals Moong, Matki, Chana, Chawli, Chole, Urad, Masoor, Soya
4. Nuts Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts, Pistachios, Cashewnut.
5. Oilseeds Sunflower seeds, Sesame, Flaxseeds

Protein from animal sources is more bioavailable and readily absorbed by the body whereas protein from plant sources such as cereals and pulses lack in one or more amino acids. To make them bioavailable all you need to do is use a combination of cereals and pulses like Rajma Chawal, Chilkewale Parathe and so on…

Protein Rich Recipes for Kids, Egg Recipes

Spanish OmeletteSpanish Omelette

Eggs are one of the best sources of protein. If you are an eggetarian them make it a point to include it in your kids daily diet. Start your kids’ day with breakfast recipe like French Omelette or pack an egg recipe in their tiffin such as Egg Paratha to give an energy and protein kick to their diet. Scrambled Eggs are great to be had at any time of the day, your kids may have it as a part of their breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Protein Rich Food for Kids, Dairy based Recipes

Paneer KheerPaneer Kheer

Milk and milk products will not only provide high quality protein but also calcium. Yummy Oats and Apple Porridge can be served as both a dessert and breakfast. You can even smartly add milk and milk products in your recipes and you kids won’t even come to know just like how we added in the recipe of Date and Sesame Puranpoli. Of course when you think about milk the first thing that comes to our mind is milkshake. Try your hands on this Chickoo and Nut Milkshake loaded with proteins, calcium, phosphorus all of which good for the bones and muscles.

Protein Rich Recipes for Kids, Non-Dairy Recipes

Mixed Sprouts Open ToastMixed Sprouts Open Toast

Did you know you can give good quality protein and calcium with non-milk products too? Kids can get their share of protein from irresistible dishes like Mixed Sprouts and Green Pea Chaat, it’s something that tastes great and a modified healthy version of unhealthy bhelpuri. Kids love colourful foods and are really excited to try something that is colorful. Kids are definitely going to try and enjoy this Fruity Chana Salad as it is colourful and more importantly it will add protein, antioxidants and other nutrients to your kids diet. Serve Sprouted Matki Rice a perfect lunch recipe for kids, the sprouts and rice combination enhances the protein quality.

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Recipe# 42002
Yesterday

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Recipe# 1249
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 by Tarla Dalal
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Moong Soup
Recipe# 7436
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 by Tarla Dalal
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Spanish Omelette
Recipe# 41365
05 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This classic, evergreen recipe is a true winner in terms of flavour and mouth-feel. The mild crunch and pleasant sweetness of onions, and the subtle taste of potatoes make the Spanish Omelette a timeless hit. Whip up this delightful snack any time of the day to put yourself in a good mood. Y ....
Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, for Endurance Athletes
Recipe# 41074
04 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Chickoo and Nut Milkshake
Recipe# 33457
11 May 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Chickoo and Nut Milkshake, here’s a protein booster, a smashing combination of ingredients that tastes amazingly great! The kids need a constant supply of energy to be active throughout the day. This energy drink contains chickoo, milk, cashewnuts and walnuts. Chickoo provides a shot of carbohydrate ....
Scrambled Eggs
Recipe# 41165
03 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Scrambled Eggs is an international favourite, especially at breakfast time. It is easy to make, sumptuous and amazingly tasty, so why not give it a try? This perfect breakfast recipe will be soft and gooey, and not fully coo ....
Egg Bhurji Paratha
Recipe# 42393
30 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves bhurji – be it of paneer or egg, because of its succulent mouth-feel and spicy taste. Put your favourite bhurji into a whole wheat paratha and you get a filling and super-tasty dish! The Egg Bhurji Paratha is an all-time favourite Punjabi breakfast, which is crisp and buttery out ....
Nourishing Barley Soup
Recipe# 3529
25 Jul 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 ....
Vitamin Khichdi ( Protein Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35066
28 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
This dish is one meal but multi-nutrient! it is packed with vitamins and proteins that are found in abundance in paneer, moong sprouts and dalia. The veggies, masala and curd ensure that you have a delicious, and healthy meal.
Adai, Protein Rich Adai Recipe
Recipe# 33240
14 May 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Mint Chaas, Punjabi Mint Chaas Recipe
Recipe# 30865
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 by Tarla Dalal
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Yummy Oats and Apple Porridge  ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
Recipe# 3067
11 May 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
This wholesome porridge made of oats, apples and milk can be served as a dessert or breakfast after your baby is 6 months. Milk is a good source of calcium, which is extremely important for the development of your baby's bones and teeth. Oats are high in energy, protein and fibre.
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.
Paneer and Corn Quesadilla
Recipe# 33227
04 Apr 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Whether as an after-school treat to kick-start their playtime, or as a fun dinner to end their day on a happy note, the Paneer and Corn Quesadilla is an apt dish to serve your kids, with its rich protein content. With the crunchy swe ....
Lauki ka Raita, Dudhi Raita
Recipe# 33251
23 Mar 20

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by Tarla Dalal
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Soya ki Sabzi
Recipe# 3098
06 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi
Recipe# 39646
22 Jul 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 ....
Moong Dal Khichdi for Babies
Recipe# 3049
14 Jan 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Gulkand Shake
Recipe# 33226
12 Mar 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Gulkhand Shake, this cooling summertime sweet treat will be loved by your little ones! Gulkand is something that a child never refuses to eat, so if your child does not like plain milk or is bored of having his regular milk drinks, serve this protein-rich potion. Boost your child’s immunity by ....
Rajma and Cottage Cheese Tacos
Recipe# 33228
12 Mar 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is a fantastic, colourful and fun-filled snack, which the whole family will enjoy. You will especially be happy to see your kids grow with this protein-rich delight. Whole-wheat taco shells made with maize and wheat flours flavoured mildly with carom seeds, are stuffed with a protein-rich combo ....
Spinach and Cheese Balls, Protein Rich Recipe
Recipe# 33225
08 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Spinach and cheese balls, this power-packed snack is made up of cheese and paneer, 2 dense sources of protein. Paneer has a bland flavour and thus blends well with any ingredient. This recipes is sure to be enjoyed by people of all age groups especially the kids who love to munch on finger foo ....
Zucchini Bajra Khichdi
Recipe# 38498
05 Nov 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This khichdi, which innovatively combines bajra, zucchini and colourful capsicum, looks and tastes good! Bajra is highly alkaline, which makes it very effective against acidity. The Zucchini Bajra Khichdi also goes easy on the spices and oil, making it all the more friendly to a sensitive stom ....
Paneer Koftas in Palak Gravy
Recipe# 34569
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Paneer and palak are a match made in heaven! Their textures, colours, flavours, all complement each other beautifully, bringing out the best of both. Paneer Koftas in Palak Gravy is a quick, easy and tasty recipe of paneer koftas bathed in a richly-flavoured spinach gravy. The koftas are ready i ....
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