Healthy and quick snacks for kids after schoolBy Pooja Biraia
Method: Make four rotis from the whole wheat atta. Grate the paneer and add all the ingredients to it besides oil. Sauté it in oil and place it on the roti and roll it. Have it with green chutney. The dough can be prepared the day before. All the ingredients can be chopped the day before.
salt to taste.
- Wash the moong dal and soak for at least 2 hours – longer if you have the time.
- Drain the water and grind along with rest of the ingredients.
- Use water as required – idea is to get a pancake type consistency
- Heat a non-stick pan and spread just a little oil over it.
- Keeping the gas on low flame, pour a tablespoon of batter in the centre and then spread the batter outwards in a circular motion into a thin circle.
- Add just a drop of oil over the chilla and after it turns lightly brown turn it over to cook the other side.
Mash some fresh paneer (take the quantity as per your need) and add salt, lime and chopped fresh coriander to it. (You can even add chopped cabbage and grated carrots to the mixture).
- 2 fruits of your choice (Either bananas, chikus or mangoes)
- Milk (quantity that makes up for one glass)
- Vanilla/Chocolate Ice cream (one family pack)
Method: Mix grated carrots, raddish and green chillies with boiled potatoes and finely chopped spinach and add the ginger paste to the mixture. Now, make small tikkies (pattices) from the mixture and keep aside. Add a little olive or mustard oil on a pan, and keep it on low flame. The quantity of oil should be such that it is enough for the tikkies to be roasted, until they turn reddish brown
Method: Cut each idli into four pieces. Saute all the vegetables in oil. Add the masala idli and coriander, mix well and serve hot.
You must know: Batter can be made the day before or at best it can be purchased from the market wherein it is being prepared freshly on a continuous basis, especially in Indian cities.