Lemon Rice Recipe (Kids Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas)

The Lemon Rice when packed into the lunch box along with either a raita, butter milk or curd rice, makes the kids lunches wholesome and easy to eat. Children love mixed rices, as it is easy to eat and quick to digest as well. The quick digestion from the rice gives the children the quick energy for them to get back into their school work. A very popular belief is that the rice puts the kids to sleep, but that not true, it in fact gives them that instant energy for the day

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Rava Dhokla Cheese & Almonds (Kids Lunch Box Recipes)

The Rava Dhokla when packed along with Cheese & Almonds is a quick and simple snack box that kids are able to eat in a  jiffy. First reason is that it's easy to eat. They can simply hold it in one hand and gobble it up. You can even keep some jam or chutney by the side for them to dip the dhokla and give it an additional taste.

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Healthy Vegetable Paratha Rolls (Kids Lunch Box Ideas)

The Healthy Vegetable Paratha Rolls is one lunch box, that the kids love. First reason is that it's easy to eat. They can simply hold it in one hand and gobble it up. Its has only salt and the complete taste that comes from the roasted vegetables, that packs the paratha roll-up with flavor and taste. I most often pack it along with a bottle of buttermilk or even curd rice for lunch

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Barnyard Millet Steamed Dumplings (Kids Lunch Box Ideas)

The Kuthiraivali Upma Kozhukattai Recipe is a twist to the traditional Kozhukattai recipe and is a healthy lunch box that you can put together with a little planning. You could make the upma the previous night and steam in the morning to give it that added freshness and softness. Pack the Kuthiraivali Upma Kozhukattai along with either a chutney or Idli Milagai Podi and along with curd rice or a bowl of yogurt.

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Penne Pasta in Creamy Pumpkin Sauce (Kids Lunch Box Ideas)

Kids School Lunchbox Ideas - Healthy Penne Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin sauce makes great saucy and creamy lunch box for children and even adults. I have used a Durum Wheat Pasta and the addition of the creamy pumpkin sauce adds to the nutrition for their lunches. The addition of stir fried broccoli in the pasta, gives them the added nutrients and fiber needed for their growth and development. 

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Dal Makhani & Paratha (Kids School Lunch Box Ideas)

The Dal Makhani & Paratha combo is a favorite with the kids and they simply love to dip the parathas into the creamy dal. I most often also pack the box with some plain yogurt or curd rice to make the meal complete and making their lunch box filling and nutritious. I most often make the dal the previous evening and the dough for the paratha is also kept ready. In the morning, I just pack in the dal and make the paratha fresh to pack into the lunch box.

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Pav Bhaji & Curd Rice | Kids Lunch Box Ideas

School Lunch Box Ideas and Recipes: The Pav Bhaji is one a great dosh when cooked right, has all the goodness of vegetables and the pav buns add to the carbohydrates giving the required energy to sit through the classes and the day. I like to pack such dishes along with some comfort food like curd rice as this helps them to digest the pav bhaji and gives them the yogurt protien as well.  Note: When making the Pav Bhaji for children, I make is less spicy, so that children are able to have it ...

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Pasta with Carrots and Basil (Kids Lunch Box Ideas)

Kids School Lunch Box Ideas: Conchiglie Al Forno with Carrots and Basil recipe is made from a shell type pasta that is smaller that its larger shell counterparts. This creamy sauce along with cheese is tossed along with carrots and basil giving it delicious taste and a creamy texture. This pasta stays perfect until lunch giving the children the carbs, proteins and vitamins through the pasta, cheese and vegetables.

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Chana Masala & Puri | Kids Lunch Box Recipes

School Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas: Chola Masala and Puri/ Paratha combination for a lunch box is special for children and adults as well. Since the mornings are super hectic with getting the children ready, I most often make the Chola masala ready the previous day. Making the Paratha or Puri fresh in the morning is simple and quick if the masala is ready.  Pack this lunch box along with some freshly cut fruits or carrots and cucumber and a bowl of yogurt to make a complete and satisfying ...

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Beetroot Paratha Recipe (Kids Lunch Box Ideas)

School Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas: Beetroot Paratha Recipe is made from whole wheat flour dough stuffed with grated beets that is sauteed until tender. Making the Beetroot Paratha came out just like that like a spart to my mind to see other ways to consume beets and the parathas and the combination worked out great. This thought process is in my constant endeavour to make school lunch boxes fun and exciting for the kids. LUNCH BOX PACKING TIP: I smear the parathas with sweet lime pickle ...

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Vegetable Pasta in Tomato Basil Sauce | Kids Lunch Box Recipes

School Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas: Pasta with tomato basil sauce is a lunch box saver recipe. The kids love this recipe because of its simple flavours and with a creamy pasta. The addition of vegetables like broccoli adds to the nutrition to the kids lunch box

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Cabbage Rice Recipe (Kids Lunch Box Ideas)

Kids School Lunchbox Ideas: Cabbage Rice recipe is like a vegetable fried rice that makes it perfect for travel and lunch boxes. The vegetables like cabbage when sauteed along with spices brings out the flavor and texture to the cooked rice. The cabbage rice also tastes good when it gets to a normal temperature. I typically pack the rice along with a bowl of yogurt and curd rice along with it. You can optionally pack the rice with some chips or papad to make it more exciting for the kids to ...

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Moong Dal Chilla with Grapes (Kids Lunchbox Ideas)

School Lunchbox Ideas: Moong Dal Chilla are high protein lentil crepes that are made from yellow split moon lentils and urad dal. The addition of Urad dal keeps these chilla's soft and perfect for a lunch or a snack box. I typically spread a jam, sauce, Coconut Chutney or Idli Milagai Podi into the chilla and fold it like a triangle.This gives the additonal taste for the children to enjoy it. Folding the Chilla's into a triangle also helps them just pick it up and eat it without tearing it into ...

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Egg Rolls & Curd Rice | Kids Lunch Box Recipes

School Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas: Egg Rolls are a perfect Lunch Box for the kids. With a little advance preparation, your mornings for packing lunches can become a breeze. I keep the sauces in a separate box and also avoid the chillies for their lunch. The kids dip the rolls in the sauce and love them for school. Its easy to hold on to, as well. Tips for Packing:  Allow the rolls to cool a bit before packing it. You could roll it in butter paper or pack it tight next to each other ...

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Rajma Chawal & Yogurt (Kids Lunch Box Recipes)

School Lunch Box Ideas & Recipes:  Rajma Chawal is one great lunch box dish that stays and tastes well even when cold. I usually pack it along with yogurt or with steamed vegetables or sliced raw carrots and children simply love it. Due to its high protein and carb content, the Rajma Chawal keeps the children full and nourished with energy and nutrition throughout the day. Things you can keep ready for the morning lunch box Cook the rice and Rajma the previous day, so on the ...

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Cauliflower Sabzi & Tawa Paratha | Kids Lunch Box Recipes

School Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas: A quick cauliflower (Gobi) vegetable for a lunch box can be make as quickly as 15 minutes if you have all ingredients ready the previous day. It stays well through the day and children simply love this non-messy combination for their lunch boxes. Pack this lunch box with Tawa Paratha and a glass of buttermilk for lunch. You could also pack some fruits to make the meal refreshing.

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Green Moong Pulav with Vegetables | Kids Lunch Box Recipes

School Lunch Box Ideas & Recipes: Green Moong kichadi is something that all of us make at home, but all that I did to this recipe was to add some spices and made it a little like a pulav, along with vegetables. Pack the lunch box along with curd rice or with plain curd and papad and the kids will relish this Green Moong Pulav with their friends.

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Beetroot Rice with Broccoli | Kids Lunch Box Recipes

School Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas: Having grown up eating Beetroot Rice, I did make sure my children are growing up eating this super delicious rice. From the time they were babies they loved colors and still continue to amaze me with their love for colorful foods. Try this recipe for a lunch box, with goodness from broccoli, beetroot and carbs and fiber from rice, makes a perfect lunch box.

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Aloo Bhindi & Tawa Paratha | Kids Lunch Box Recipe

School Lunchbox Ideas & Recipes: Packing Vegetables along with a Phulka or Tawa Paratha makes a wholesome lunch box for older children. I try to pack vegetables that are dry and not with gravy, as the children find it easier to pick up vegetables and eat them quickly. Packing a cup of yogurt or curd rice along with this combination, makes the meal complete and wholesome. You could alternatively pack it with fruits to make the end of the meal refreshing.

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Pasta with Roasted Vegetables | Kids Lunch Box Recipes

School Lunchbox Ideas & Recipes: Pasta with Roasted Vegetables in a mustard and basil sauce makes a great lunch box for kids and adults. With roasted vegetables like mushroom, zucchini and red bell pepper it makes this pasta healthy and filling too. Combine the pasta along with a fruit and this pleases that craving for a sweet tooth after lunch making them more alert for the afternoon session of the class.

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Aloo Parathas with Pomegranates (Kids Lunch Box Recipes)

School Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas: Packing Filled Flat Breads like Aloo Parathas has two benefits, the goodness of vegetables and the double energy with the addition of fruits. My children love the combination of a paratha and a fruit. It keeps them alert  in class by providing them the adequate sugars and energy.

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