Carrot Bars

Carrot Bars

From   Tea Time

Prep: 40 minutes

Cook: 50 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Tasty bars made with carrot and walnuts - delicious

Ingredients

  • Carrots, grated 1 cup
  • Refined flour 2 cups
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Orange juice ½ cup
  • Butter 1 tbsp
  • Eggs 2
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Nutmeg powder ¼  tsp
  • Clove powder ¼  tsp
  • Cinnamon powder ¼  tsp
  • Walnuts, chopped 3 tbsps
  • Raisins ¼  cup
  • Salt ¼  tsp

Methods

  • Preheat oven to 180º C. Grease a square baking tin, and keep aside.
  • Heat a non-stick pan, add carrots and sugar and cook on medium heat till sugar dissolves. Transfer into a bowl.
  • Add orange juice, butter and eggs and mix well. Add refined flour, baking powder, nutmeg powder, clove powder, cinnamon powder, half the walnuts, raisins and salt and mix well. If the batter is too thick, add a little water and mix. 
  • Pour this mixture into the prepared baking tin and sprinkle remaining walnuts over it.
  • Keep the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • Take the tin out of the oven and set aside to cool. Demould, cut into bars, arrange them on a serving platter and serve.
Cheesy Rolls

Cheesy Rolls

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

  • Chapattis
  • Cheese slices

Give these rolls to your kids in their tiffin boxes and be rest assured that the boxes will come back empty

Ingredients

  • Chapattis 4
  • Cheese slices 4
  • Kissan tomato ketchup 4 tbsps

Methods

  • Spread 1 tbsp tomato ketchup on each chapatti and place a cheese slice on it.
  • Roll and keep on serving plates and serve immediately.
Chicken Rolls

Chicken Rolls

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 5 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

  • Chapattis
  • Chicken

Chicken loving children will simply love this roll

Ingredients

  • Chapattis 4
  • Chicken, boiled and shredded 2 cups
  • Butter 4 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Kissan tomato ketchup 4 tbsps
  • Iceberg lettuce leaves, shredded a few

Methods

  • Heat butter in a non-stick pan, add chicken and saute. Add salt and black pepper powder and mix. Saute for 1 minute.
  • Spread 1 tbsp ketchup on each chapatti, place chicken in a straight line on one side of the chapatti. Sprinkle some lettuce over it and roll the chapatti.
  • Place the rolls on a serving platter and serve immediately.
Chila Rolls

Chila Rolls

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

  • Chilas
  • Tomato ketchup
  • Tomatoes
  • Onion
  • Fresh coriander leaves

When you are short of time and your kids are hungry, just roll up these chilas and watch them enjoy them

Ingredients

  • Chilas 4
  • Tomato ketchup 4 tsps
  • Tomatoes, chopped 8 tsps
  • Onion, chopped 4 tsps
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped a few

Methods

  • Spread 1 tsp tomato ketchup over each chila, put 2 tsps tomato and 1 tsp onion in a line.
  • Sprinkle a little coriander leaves and roll the chila from one end to the other.
  • Transfer onto a serving platter and serve immediately or pack them in the lunch box.
Macaroni Balls

Macaroni Balls

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

  • Macaroni
  • Refined flour
  • Butter
  • Corn kernels
  • Milk
  • Breadcrumbs

These macaroni balls make an exciting snack for the little ones

Ingredients

  • Macaroni, boiled 200 gms
  • Butter 1 tbsp
  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tbsps
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Corn kernels 30 gms
  • Medium red capsicum, chopped ½
  • Medium green capsicum, chopped ½
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • Breadcrumbs 1 cup
  • Tomato ketchup 1 cup

Methods

  • To make white sauce, heat butter in a non-stick pan, add refined flour and saute on medium heat for 2-3 minutes taking care that the flour does not get coloured.
  • Add milk slowly, stirring continuously to avoid lumps, and cook till the sauce thickens. Switch off heat.
  • Add macaroni, corn, red capsicum, green capsicum, salt and pepper powder and mix gently.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan. Spread breadcrumbs on a plate.
  • Divide the mixture into small balls, coat them with breadcrumbs, gently slide them into hot oil and deep-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Arrange them on a serving platter and serve with a bowl of tomato ketchup.