What to cook for dinner is a question that perturbs most mothers. Children eat something or the other throughout the day, but they often become extremely fussy at night. So feeding them dinner becomes really difficult.
Here are some recipes that are yummy and can make dinner time interesting for kids. Moms will be happy that the kids get required nutrition from these great foods.
1. Aloo Cheese Paratha
This cheesy paratha with potato stuffing will be filling as well as nutritious for your kid.
- Whole wheat flour
- 1 medium size Potato
- 2 tbsp grated cheese
- Turmeric powder
- Red chili powder
- 3/4 tsp Roasted cumin powder
- Water for kneading
- Oil and salt to taste
To the whole wheat flour, add some salt and water make a soft dough. The stuffing needs to be made after this. Boil potatoes a little after peeling so that they can be mashed easily.
To the mashed potatoes, add grated cheese, salt, cumin powder, chili powder and a pinch of turmeric (optional). Mix them together and form small balls so that they can be used for stuffing.
Take small portions from the dough and press with hands at the sides so that the center becomes deep. Place the stuffing there and cover from all sides so that nothing is visible.
Roll the ball with the stuffing into a round shape. Heat a pan with little oil and cook the parathas from both sides. Serve hot with pickles or chutneys.
2. Stir Fried Noodles With Eggs And Vegetables
This dish provides nutrition with the eggs and vegetables and is tasty at the same time.
- 1 packet egg noodles, boiled then drained in cold water and tossed up in 2 tsp oil
- 2 cups various kinds of vegetables (capsicum, beans, carrots, cabbage)
- 1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions
- 2 eggs
- 3/4 tbsp vinegar
- 1 and ½ tsp soya sauce
- 2-3 tbsp sesame oil
- Salt and pepper as needed.
Heat the sesame oil till it is fuming, and to that add spring onions and stir-fry on high flame for about a minute. Add the rest of the vegetables and toss for almost 4-5 minutes. Break eggs and add to the pan and then cook for some time.
Once the eggs are scrambled and cooked, add soya sauce, salt and pepper. Stir and then add the tossed noodles. Add vinegar and the vegetables and tossed noodles and cook on high heat for few minutes. The noodles are served hot garnished with chopped spring onion greens.
Try these recipes for weekend dinners and make your kids super happy.
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