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Last Updated : Mar 08,2021



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 Indian recipes for kids

protein rich food for kids. protein rich Indian 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

1. Rajma Chawal

2. Chilkewale Parathe

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.

French Omelette, Breakfast RecipeFrench Omelette, Breakfast Recipe

Pack an egg recipe in their tiffin such as Egg Paratha to give an energy and protein kick to their diet.

Egg ParathaEgg Paratha

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.

Date and Sesame PuranpoliDate and Sesame Puranpoli

Try your hands on this Chickoo and Nut Milkshake loaded with proteins, calcium, phosphorus all of which good for the bones and muscles.

Chickoo and Nut MilkshakeChickoo and Nut Milkshake

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.

Mixed Sprouts and Green Pea ChaatMixed Sprouts and Green Pea Chaat

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.

Chana Salad for Kids and ToddlersChana Salad for Kids and Toddlers

Serve Sprouted Matki Rice a perfect lunch recipe for kids, the sprouts and rice combination enhances the protein quality.

Sprouted Matki RiceSprouted Matki Rice

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Scrambled Eggs
Recipe# 41165
04 Mar 21

 
 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 ....
Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, for Endurance Athletes
Recipe# 41074
08 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Cheesy Risotto ( Recipe for Toddlers)
Recipe# 36859
08 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Make this cheesy creamy delicacy with kid's all time favourite "rice' and watch your child dwell into this dish.
Spinach Tahini Wraps ( Nutritious Recipe for Pregnancy)
Recipe# 22444
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
spinach tahini wrap recipe | healthy spinach wrap Indian style | spinach wrap with tahini spread | healthy spinach roll | healthy recipe for pregnancy |
Spinach and Cheese Balls, Protein Rich Recipe
Recipe# 33225
29 Dec 20

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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 ....
Khatta Meetha Chana Chaat
Recipe# 30806
23 Nov 20

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by Tarla Dalal
khatta meetha chana chaat recipe | khatti meethi chana chaat | chickpeas chaat | healthy snack for kids | with step by step photos. khatta meetha chana chaat is a ....
Spanish Omelette
Recipe# 41365
03 Nov 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 ....
Egg Bhurji Paratha
Recipe# 42393
21 Oct 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 ....
Stir Fry Whole Wheat Noodles with Paneer and Bean Sprouts
Recipe# 33224
16 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Noodles just got healthier than you ever imagined! This lip-smacking treat combines whole wheat noodles with a basketful of healthy ingredients like veggies, paneer and bean sprouts. With garlic, onions and black pepper, the Stir-Fry Whole Wheat Noodles with Paneer and Bean Sprouts is amazingl ....
Paneer Tamatar Paratha
Recipe# 32997
21 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
paneer tamatar paratha recipe | healthy tomato paneer paratha | stuffed tomato paratha | paneer tamatar paratha is an interesting variation of the paneer paratha with the zest and tang of t ....
Vitamin Khichdi ( Protein Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35066
23 Sep 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.
Date and Sesame Puranpoli
Recipe# 5714
25 Aug 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Sweet, delicious and nutritious too – that’s a rare combination, isn’t it? Well, it all features in the Date and Sesame Puranpoli, a traditional treat loaded with the goodness of iron from dates and sesame seeds. It wins over hearts with its nutty taste and rich aroma of til, and is so satiating tha ....
Nutri Waffles ( Paneer Snacks, Low Calorie Recipe)
Recipe# 32956
19 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These savoury waffles are bursting with the goodness of ingredients like moong dal, fenugreek and paneer. Experience the benefits of protein, iron and calcium packed in this dish!
Badam Barfi, Healthy Almond Barfi
Recipe# 42002
07 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Barfis have a knack of tempting everyone, young and old. But many of us resist taking a bite as we are scared of the calories hidden in it! Here is a Healthy Almond Barfi that you can indulge in occasionally. Made of protein-rich almonds, this yummy barfi uses very little ghee and sugar. It has ....
Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35090
20 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
nachni sesame khakhra recipe | nachni til khakhra | homemade ragi khakhra | healthy tasty nachni khakhra | nachni sesame khakhra is a jar snack which can be relis ....
Mexican Tarts with Refried Beans and Sour Cream
Recipe# 1249
19 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Tarts are usually very attractive, not just because of their dainty size but also because they are open containers that show off their contents! This kind of makes the snack all the more appetizing and makes it impossible to resist. We have used readymade tarts for this recipe, which makes it ve ....
Moong Soup
Recipe# 7436
29 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
moong soup recipe | whole green moong dal soup | healthy diabetic moong soup | with 15 amazing images This old-fashioned moong soup recipe is sure to bring back memories of momma’s loving c ....
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 ....
Adai, Protein Rich Adai Recipe
Recipe# 33240
14 May 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Adai, an all-time favourite South Indian snack , comprises a mix of different dals soaked and ground along with rice and spices to make a batter, which is cooked into thick pancakes. Add Adai to your meal to ....
Mint Chaas, Punjabi Mint Chaas Recipe
Recipe# 30865
08 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
mint chaas recipe | spicy Punjabi mint chaas | mint buttermilk | pudina chaas | with amazing 14 images mint chaas recipe chilled concoction is just the thing one ....
Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes
Recipe# 33249
19 Oct 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
masoor dal with spinach recipe | protein rich dal | dal palak | with 18 amazing images. masoor dal recipe is a versatile Indian food which can find a place in every household. Learn how to ....
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 ....
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