Weekly Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas from Ajwain Paratha, Kara Sevai, Vegetable Brown Rice, Tortilla Wraps & More

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We are back again this week with our super delicious, no repeat lunchbox and snack box ideas, as filling the lunch box with nutrition and also with new flavours every day is a task. From Ajwain Besan Ka Paratha, Kara Sevai, Vegetable Fried Brown Rice, Crunchy Vegetables Tortilla Wraps and much more. Plan your groceries and stock them to use these ideas and recipes to pack it into your kids lunch boxes. When you plan ahead and keep things ready it becomes easy for the packed routine mornings.

Lunch Box Recipes

Menu Snack Box (4yrs & above) Lunch Box (6yrs & above)
Monday Mini Rava Idli With Tomato Chutney, and  with Date Brownie Energy Bars Recipe Ajwain Besan Ka Paratha Recipe, Yogurt, Pickle and Almonds
Tuesday Kara Sevai Recipe (Lemon Vermicelli), coconut chutney , fresh seasonal fruits

Vegetable Fried Brown Rice Recipe, Lettuce, Orange And Spinach Salad with additional fresh fruits


Radish Sandwich Recipe, Dhaniya Pudina Chutney, walnuts and dates

Mixed Veg Spaghetti Pasta Recipe, fresh fruits and Walnuts

Thursday Ammini Kozhukattai (rice flour dumplings) Recipe, Indian Style Black Chickpea Salad Recipe Crunchy Vegetables Tortilla Wrap Recipe, Tomato chutney

Chocolate Pancakes With Banana Recipe, Banana

Moong Sprouts Pulao Recipe, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita Recipe, Ragi Masala Twisters Recipe (Healthy Snack)

Tips for Planning

Menu Planning & Tips
Sunday Make the Rava idli batter and refrigerate, also make Tomato chutney and stock so the you can quickly pack or serve when required. Also make sure you have healthy energy bars like Date brownie and store them in airtight containers to pack them to lunchbox or serve them when kids are hungry. Making Ajwain Besan paratha is easy and quick dish to make and pack to lunch box, all you have to do is make dough and keep the stuffing ingredients ready to make it quickly. Stock your fridge with yogurt. 

Keep the ingredients ready for kara sevai recipe and also make the coconut paste. Have coconut chutney prepared and refrigerate it. Also stock with seasonal fruits.  Have all the vegetables chopped and stock them in airtight container, you can also cook the brown rice and keep to make the healthy vegetable fried rice. For salad have the oranges peeled and sliced and also stock with lettuce and spinach, you can also avoid the greens and pack the rest to avoid the sogginess.


Grate the radish and chop the capsicum and also have the other ingredients kept aside, also stock with bread. Make the dhaniya pudina chutney and refrigerate it. To make the mixed veg spaghetti pasta you can chop the veggies, also cook the pasta and keep to make it quickly. Sprinkle the Italian seasoning and pack. Stock with fresh seasonal fruits to pack it in the lunch box.


For Ammini Kozhukattai you can make the rice flour dough and make roundels and keep it fridge, all you have to do in the morning is quickly steam them and temper, so keep the ingredients ready for tempering. For the chana salad soak and boil them and also chop the onion and tomato and rest dressing ingredients prepared to quickly make the salad and pack. 
Make the tortillas, thinly slice the veggies, make the yogurt sauce and keep them refrigerated for Crunchy Vegetables Tortilla Wrap Recipe, make tomato onion chutney and keep to use quickly when required.


Prepare the pancake batter for Chocolate Pancakes With Banana Recipe and keep to use it quickly in the morning. For the Moong Sprouts Pulao Recipe make sure you soak and keep the moon for sprouting. Also keep the other ingredients ready for the pulao, you can also cook the rice in the night and keep to save time in the morning. Make raita and refrigerate also make some snacks like Ragi Masala Twisters and store them in airtight to give these healthy snacks to kids whenever hungry or pack it to snack box or use it like after school snacks.