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5 Breakfast Recipes for your Kids

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Morning, evening or any other time, kids get hungry. And don’t we love feeding the cute babies of ours? The morning meal of breaking the fast, the breakfast, is the most important meal of any day. But the mornings also are hectic in the current scenario and we need to break our heads to find the perfect breakfast for our children in terms of taste and nutrition. Here are 5 of the best recipes you should give a try!

  1. Mini Carrot Coriander Idlis

A goodie of lentils with a twist!

Idli batter-

  • Wash the rice and urad dal and soak them for 3-4 hours.
  • Grind the rice with water in a blender till smooth and the urad dal (lentils) with a little water. Add water when required to make it fluffier.
  • Mix both the ground lentils and add salt to taste. Let it ferment for 8 hours.

Vegetables-

  • Sauté onions till golden brown and cook the carrots, onions, coriander leaves and green chillies with red chilli powder and dhaniya powder. Once cooked, add this to the batter.
  • Steam the batter for 10-12 minutes in the mini idli plates and serve hot.
  1. Chocolate Croissants

To satisfy the sweet tooth of the sweet child!

  • Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  • Unroll rolls of dough and cut them into 8 triangles.
  • At the bottom third of every triangle, put around 10 chocolate chips and roll the dough again.
  • Place the croissants on a baking sheet and bake for 12 to 14 minutes till golden brown. Serve them warm or at room temperature.
  1. Palak Poori

Eat you greens, dear child!

  • Blanch the spinach in hot water after cutting them into small portions. Make a paste after draining the water.
  • Add the spinach paste, ginger paste, wheat flour, green chilli paste and salt to a deep dish and mix well whilst adding water. This will make a soft dough.
  • Knead the dough after adding butter/olive oil into a firm ball and cover it for 10 minutes.
  • Knead the dough into small balls (around the size of a lemon).
  • Roll the balls on a flour covered surface into circular shaped discs (around 5 inch diameter).
  • Deep fry these discs which are the pooris (Indian bread) in hot oil till golden in colour.
  • Serve hot with a dip or contrasting chutney.
  1. Smoothie Bowl

Smooth mornings on the Mondays!

  • Get all your dry fruits together and puree them with raspberries, yogurt, bananas, milk and chia seeds (optional) in a blender till smooth.
  • Serve with toasted coconut or granola.
  • Simplest recipe with high amount nutrition.
  1. Aloo Paneer Paratha

A definite favourite among kids and adults!

  • Add cumin seeds to heated oil and sauté onions in it till golden brown.
  • Stir in quickly some red chilli powder and cook for 2 minutes after adding paneer and mashed potatoes.
  • Mix well after adding coriander leaves and let the mixture
  • Knead wheat flour with water and keep aside for a smooth dough.
  • Make 10 equally sized ball from the dough and dip the balls in whole wheat flour one after the other and roll into a thick circular disc.
  • Add some of the mixture to the centre of the disc and make it into a ball again. Dip the ball again and roll into a disc.
  • Heat an oiled griddle and place the disc on the tawa and cook till the paratha gets brown spots. Flip the paratha to the other side and cook till it is properly cooked showing brown spots.
  • Serve the delicious parathas with curd, raitha or mint chutney.

Best breakfasts call for the best days!

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