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    lunch box recipes for kids

    My kids often get bored with the lunch items what i have packed to them. They are not eating the foods fully. I have tried different recipies but it vain. How can i satisfy them and make them eat their lunch fully.

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    Can give chappathi in different way...

    Like stuffing the Potato or any curry and make it as a role.
    Make mini idlis and give to them.
    Can make puris idlis or Dosa in different shapes.

    Kids will surely like this.


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    You can give Idlis as idli upma or milakai podi idli or tomato idli etc.

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    geetha can you please give me the recipe of tomato idli.

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    hi ramsdarling... to make tomato idli just follow these steps.

    Ingredients:
    Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
    Urad dhall - 1/2 tsp
    Bengal gram dhall - 1/2 tsp
    Asafoetida - a pinch
    Onion - 2 nos (finely chopped)
    Garlic ginger paste - 2 tbsp
    Tomatoes - 4 nos (finely chopped)
    Sambar powder - 1 tbsp
    Oil - 25 ml
    Curry leaves - a sprig

    Idli - 10 nos (cutted into pieces)

    Method:
    1. In a pan pour oil and season with mustard seeds, urad dhall, asafoeitida and curry leaves.
    2. Saute onion till it turns to brown colour.
    3. Saute tomatoes till it raw smell goes.
    4. Now add sambar powder, salt and cook in medium flame till the oil gets separated.
    5. Now add the cutted idli pieces to it and cook it and serve hot.

    This will provide a different taste and surely your kids will love it.

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    hi ramsdarling... to make tomato idli just follow these steps.

    Ingredients:
    Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
    Urad dhall - 1/2 tsp
    Bengal gram dhall - 1/2 tsp
    Asafoetida - a pinch
    Onion - 2 nos (finely chopped)
    Garlic ginger paste - 2 tbsp
    Tomatoes - 4 nos (finely chopped)
    Sambar powder - 1 tbsp
    Oil - 25 ml
    Curry leaves - a sprig

    Idli - 10 nos (cutted into pieces)

    Method:
    1. In a pan pour oil and season with mustard seeds, urad dhall, asafoeitida and curry leaves.
    2. Saute onion till it turns to brown colour.
    3. Saute tomatoes till it raw smell goes.
    4. Now add sambar powder, salt and cook in medium flame till the oil gets separated.
    5. Now add the cutted idli pieces to it and cook it and serve hot.

    This will provide a different taste and surely your kids will love it.

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    Bread upma recipe

    Ingredients:

    Bread - 10 nos (cut in to small pieces)
    Oil - 5 tsp
    Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
    Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
    Asafoetida - A pinch
    Curry leaves - A sprig
    Green chilies - 3-4
    Turmeric - A pinch
    Onions - 2 nos finely chopped
    Tomato - 1 no finely chopped
    Salt to taste

    Method:
    • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and urad dal, now add asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies.
    • Now add onions to the pan and fry till they turn to brown color.
    • Then add tomato and fry till the raw smell goes. Now add turmeric and stir the contents.
    • Add bread pieces and leave it the pan for 2 mins
    • Serve hot.


    Your child loves this recipe...


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    thanks geetha and sumi nice recipes...

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    thanks sumi and geetha... post some more recipes...

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    you can make tomato sevai... just by replacing cooked idli with cooked sevai in the above said tomato idli recipe... It tastes awesome....

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