Rajma Kebab

Rajma Kebab

From   K for Kids

Prep: 9 hours

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

Delicious kababs made with kidney beans mixed with some typical Indian masalas

Ingredients

  • Red kidney beans (rajma), soaked overnight and boiled 250 gms
  • Oil 1 tbsp + to shallo-fry
  • Medium onion, finely chopped 1
  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Medium tomato, finely chopped 1
  • Kissan tomato ketchup 2 tbsps + to serve
  • Red chilli flakes ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Fresh coconut, scraped ¼ cup
  • Salt to taste

Methods

  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and ginger-garlic paste and saute till slightly brown.
  • Add tomato, mix and saute till slightly soft. Add tomato ketchup, chilli flakes, cumin powder, red chilli powder, pepper powder and garam masala powder and mix well. Add coconut and saute for a few more seconds.
  • Add boiled kidney beans, mix well and cook till mixture is dry. Remove the pan from heat and keep aside to cool. Transfer into a blender jar and blend into a smooth paste. Transfer the paste into a bowl, add salt and mix well.
  • Divide the mixture into small equal portions and shape them into round flat kababs.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan, place the kababs in it and shallow-fry, turning sides, till evenly done on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Arrange the kababs on a serving platter and serve hot with a bowl of tomato ketchup.
Dry Fruit Roll

Dry Fruit Roll

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

  • Whole wheat chapattis
  • Mixed dry fruits

This delicious roll is easy that even kids can make them and enjoy them

Ingredients

  • Readymade whole wheat chapatti 4
  • Butter 4 tsps
  • Mixed fruit jam 2 tbsps
  • Pistachios, raisins, almonds, chopped 1 cup

Methods

  • Keep each chapatti on the worktop and spread 1 tsp butter on each one.
  • Spread ½ tbsp mixed fruit jam on each chapatti.
  • Place ¼ cup mixed dry fruits in row from one end to the other of each chapatti.
  • Roll and serve.
Macaroni Balls

Macaroni Balls

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

  • Macaroni
  • Butter
  • Refined flour
  • Milk

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, both the capsicums, salt and pepper 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 tomato ketchup.
Pinwheel Sandwich

Pinwheel Sandwich

Prep: 1 hour 15 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

  • White bread slices
  • Tomato ketchup
  • Cheese slices
  • Mint chutney

These sandwiches look so delicately coloured look very appetizing, that the kids will wallop them in no time

Ingredients

  • White bread slices, edges trimmed 6
  • Tomato ketchup 2 tbsps
  • Cheese slices 2
  • Mint chutney 2 tbsps

Methods

  • For each roll, arrange three slices of bread, one after the other to make a rectangle, on the worktop.
  • On one slice spread 1 tbsp tomato ketchup, on the second slice keep cheese slice and on the third slice spread 1 tbsp mint chutney.
  • Roll the slices from one end to the other, wrap in cling film and keep the refrigerator for 1 hour ton set. This way the roll will retain its shape.
  • Unwrap the rolls, cut into ½ inch thick circles and serve chilled.
Bitter Gourd (karela) Chips

Bitter Gourd (karela) Chips

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

  • Bitter gourds (karela)

An ideal way to make kids eat bitter gourd, a very healthy vegetable which not many kids are willing to have

Ingredients

  • Bitter gourds (karela), cut into thin roundels 4
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder 1 pinch
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Kissan tomato ketchup to serve

Methods

  • Take bitter gourd slices in a bowl, add salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in the bitter gourd slices and deep- fry on medium heat till golden in color. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Transfer them onto a serving platter and serve with tomato ketchup.