Kids Lunch Box Menu Plan-Masala Paniyaram, Masale Baath, Grilled Spinach Sandwich & More

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Here are some innovative and healthy Kids Lunch Box ideas which will help you plan your week better and give your kid the required nutrition. This weeks lunch box meal plan includes Masala Paniyaram With Leftover Idli/Dosa Batter with coconut chutney, Maharashtrian Masale Baath with Mint And Pomegranate Raita, Grilled Spinach And Cottage Cheese Sandwich with Fresh fruit bowl, Mixed Vegetable Kurma with Mangalorean Neer Dosa and Khatte Chole with Dahi Methi Puri.

It is really important to include healthy and fresh food into your kids lunch box. Our kids lunch box menu plan helps you do just the same. Making breakfast and packing a lunch for kids can be quite a big task when you have limited time in the morning, but planning ahead goes a long way in making your mornings go smoother without compromising on your kids nutrition as well. 

We have included Masala Paniyaram With Leftover Idli/Dosa Batter Recipe which you can make in a jiffy. A good way to use batter made on the weekends on a Monday morning. Pack it along with your kids favourite chutney or add a coriander chutney to add more nutrition. Paniyaram are a easy dish for your child to eat as well. Kids love food that they can hold and eat easily.  

A sandwich is a dish like that which kids love to eat, so try and fill up the stuffing of the sandwich with a lot of nutrition. We have added Grilled Spinach And Cottage Cheese Sandwich which is high in calcium. Calcium is one of the most important minerals required for kids healthy bones and teeth. Calcium rich food like broccoli, spinach, diary items and nuts should be included to help your kids to get the recommended calcium intake. 

Along with healthy lunch box here are here are some tasty after school snack ideas

Snack Box Ideas for Kids For 5 Days

 

Monday

Masala Paniyaram & Coconut Chutney

Masala Paniyaram with leftover idili or dosa batter is a quick and healthy recipe. A good way to use left over idli batter you can add grated carrots to add more nutrition in your kids diet and make these masala paniyarams more healthy. Pack them along with coriander chutney.

Tuesday

Masale Baath & Raita

Maharashtrian Masale Baath is a a one pot mixed vegetable pulao recipe which has Gouda masala in it. You can cut and keep the vegetables in an airtight container in the fridge the previous night. You can even roast the cashew and keep them in an airtight container. Top them up on pulao or any other dish of your choice. Pack Maharashtrian Masale Baath along with Mint and Pomegranate Raita.

Wednesday

Grilled Spinach Sandwich & Fresh Fruit Bowl

Grilled Spinach And Cottage Cheese Sandwich is a super simple yet packed with nutrition recipe. Fresh Spinach is used instead of cooked spinach with adds to the nutrition. Pick, wash and keep spinach in an airtight container the previous night. Use tender baby spinach for this recipe as they will taste more fresh. Pack it along with seasonal fresh fruit.

Thursday

Vegetable Kurma & Neer Dosa

Vegetable kurma is a delicious full of nutrition gravy that goes well with chapati and dosas. Prep all the vegetables you are using in the vegetable kurma the previous day and keep them in airtight container in the fridge. Grind the dosa batter and keep it refrigerated to use whenever you require.

Friday

Khatte chole & Methi Puri

Chole are a high protein pulse and you can keep them boiled in the fridge to make gravies and curries quickly on a rushed mornings. Adding green leaves like methi in the puri not only makes puri delicious but also helps to add nutrition and fiber in your kids diet. 

 

 

Shruti Prasad

Shruti Prasad

     
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