Honey and Cherry Energy Bars

Honey and Cherry Energy Bars

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 3 hours

Cook: 5 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

When the kids get back from playing, give them these bars for quick energy boost

Ingredients

  • Honey 5 tbsps
  • Dried cherries 1 cup
  • Oats 1 cup
  • Almonds 3 tbsps
  • Dates, chopped 2½ tbsps
  • Desiccated coconut 3 tbsps
  • Lemon juice 2 tsps

Methods

  • Dry roast 1 cup oats in a non-stick pan till the colour changes slightly.  
  • Put 3 tbsps almonds, dates, desiccated coconut and dried cherries in a blender jar and blend. 
  • Put the roasted oats in the blender along with lemon juice and 3 tbsps honey and blend on high speed. Add some more honey if it is dry and blend again.
  • Line a baking tray with cling film, put the mixture on it and level the top.  
  • Place the baking tray in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours or till the mixture sets.  
  • Bring the tray out and cut them into bars. Wrap the bars aluminium foil and serve.
Cheesy Rolls

Cheesy Rolls

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

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: Fusion

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: Fusion

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: Fusion

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.