Easy Recipes for Children

Easy Recipes for Children

A great snack plate has to appease the eyes before tickling the palate. Do that with these easy recipes.

Potato Ghee Roast on Coin Papad


Serves: 2

Prep time: 20 minutes

Calorie count: 450 calories (per serving)



6 fried coin papads

3 g salt

3 g ghee

6 boiled baby potatoes

To prepare the masala:

5 ml of water

3 g jaggery

2 g tamarind

6 Kashmiri chillies

2 g badi saunf

2 g black peppercorns

3 g cumin seeds

5 g coriander seeds

To garnish:

Fried onions



  1. To prepare the masala, dry roast the jaggery, tamarind, Kashmiri chillies, badi saunf, black peppercorns, cumin seeds, and coriander seeds in a pan over medium-high heat for four minutes. Remove and blend in a mixer with the water for six minutes. Set aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pan over medium flame. Add the prepared masala, baby potatoes and salt. Mix well and cook till the masala is well absorbed.
  3. Place one potato each on a coin papad, and top with fried onions.

Tip: Serve quickly so that the papads do not soften.


Tadka Hummus

Easy Recipes for Children
Easy Recipes for Children: Tadka Hummus

Serves: 2

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Calorie count: 535 calories (per serving)



2 small pita breads

Salt, to taste

4 ml of water

½ tsp lemon juice

2 g cumin powder

1 g garlic powder

2 tbsp tahini paste

5 ml extra virgin olive oil

140 g chickpeas, boiled

To garnish:

3 g coriander leaves



  1. Blend the salt, water, lemon juice, cumin powder, garlic powder, tahini paste, olive oil and chickpeas in a mixer for up to 10 minutes.
  2. Spread the hummus on the pita breads, and garnish with coriander leaves.
  3. Heat a pan on a low flame, and slowly toast the loaded pita breads. Serve hot.

Tip: Sprinkle chilli flakes all over the hummus before serving.


Truffle Oil Cheese Naan Bombs


Serves: 2

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Calorie count: 311 calories (per serving)



5 ml truffle oil, to drizzle

5 g coriander leaves, chopped

50 g garlic, minced

35 g cheese, grated

Salt, to taste

20 ml of water

100 g maida



  1. Knead the flour, salt and water to a dough. Freeze the dough for 20 minutes. 
  2. Remove the dough from the freezer and divide into six small balls.
  3. Stuff the balls with coriander, garlic and cheese and press out gently to make small cutlets. Roast in a tandoor or a pan.
  4. Drizzle with the truffle oil and serve.

Tip: Serve the naan bombs with green chutney.


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