Are you out of ideas to cook the right, wholesome meal for your child? Here, are some dishes to help you.  Since these are generic meal ideas, apply your discretion to fix the age-appropriate meal for your beloved.  The recipes for all the dishes are easily accessible on the Internet.

Happy and Healthy Cooking!


Palak Paratha Vegetable Omelette  Ragi porridge Chapathi Roll with any vegetable of your child’s choice Dalia (Cracked wheat) upma
Vegetable Dosa (Carrot, Beetroot) Vegetable Idli Moong Dal Dosa Oat Meal Dosa Ragi Roti
Muesli with fruits Lemon Poha Adai (mixture of Dals) mashed vegetables Ragi Dosa
Oats Idli/upma Soya Dosa Rice Pancakes (with vegetables) Banana Apple Porridge



Whole Bread Sandwich Capsicum Rice Paratha (Aaloo, Mooli, Palak) Palak Rice Paneer Sandwich
Carrot Rice Chole Red Lentil Dal Vegetable Fried Rice Chana Pulao
Bajra Roti Tomato and Methi Rice Shrimp with Vegetables Baked Fish Stuffed Brinjal
Aaloo Mutar Paneer Mushroom And Peas Curry Pureed Fruits Yogurt Sooji Porridge
Palak Dal Noodles with Cabbage/Capsicum Mooli Paratha Baked Potatoes With Cheese Chana and Spinach Rice


Lunch Box

Peas Pulao Carrot Idlis Methi Pulao Matar Paneer Cheese Sandwich
Vegetable curry Vegetable Cutlet Radish and Moong Dal Chillas Paneer Wrap Cooked eggs
Vegetable Fried Rice Capsicum Rice Brinjal Rice Methi Carrot Pulao Dhokla
Chicken nuggets Oats Sandwich Sweet Corn And Spinach Wrap



Roti Dal Makhani Baked Vegetables Cauliflower/Brocolli Soup Gobi Aloo
Moong Dal Kichdi Paalak Poori Chicken soup Pasta/Macaroni with Cheese Sprout Parantha
Rajma Legumes/lentil Soup Methi Poori Lauki/ bottle gourd soup Chickpea stew
Vegetable Stew/Broth Lasagna Brocolli balls and chicken Baked lamb Green Gram Roti



Vegetable Pakora (fritters) Assorted Fruits with honey Vegetable and sprouts salad Potato and Chana Dal salad Palak Tikki
Oatmeal Bars Fruit Kebabs Banana Cutlet Dried fruits shake Baby corn fry
Hara Bhara kebab Oatmeal  Raisin Bread Grilled Sandwich Corn Vada Corn cob
Wheat crackers Any vegetable Vada Oatmeal cookies



Fruit Milk Shake Fruit Tea Fruit Smoothie Fruit cocktail Fruit Punch
Badam Milk Shake Dried Fruits Milk Shake Lassi Falooda Thandai
Milk Squash Aam Panna Lemonade



Apple Pancakes Almond-Walnut pie Vegetable Pizza Carrot Halwa Potato Fingers
Fruit Sorbet Muskmelon smoothie Chicken Tikka Fruit Custard Banana/Strawberry Muffins
Orange Pie Fruit Pizza Banana Fritters Peach Chocolate Pie Cherry/Mango Jelly
Orange Fudge Apple Tart Lemon or Peach Tart Beetroot Halwa Almond and Apple Halwa
Chana Dal Kheer Banana Cake Walnut Ice-cream Fig Ice-cream Carrot or Beetroot Kheer

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