5 Perfect  Lunch Box Recipe for Kids

Finding out the best and healthy recipes for your kid’s lunch box would be a challenging task since we have the responsibility to load all the nutrition into their tiny box. Let’s discuss a few recipes here.

1. BeetRoot Pulao

Begin by soaking the rice for 30 minutes.  In a pressure cooker, heat oil and ghee, and add spices, ginger garlic paste and onion chili paste, and fry until the raw smell leaves. Add onions and fry well. Add chana masala powder, garam masala, and turmeric powder. Add beetroot and peas and sauté over low flame. Then add salt and rice. Give it a quick sauté until the masalas are nicely coated with the rice. Pressure cook it for two whistles. Nestasia Whale Double Walled Anti-Slip Feeding Bowl Yellow feeding bowl is the perfect snack solution for toddlers. The airtight lid allows you to easily carry food on the go without worrying about spills or messes.

2. Curd Rice

To prepare curd rice, take 1/2 cup of boiled rice, add water and milk and pressure cook it, until soft. Now add 1/2 cup of milk and a cup of thick curd. You can also add 1 tablespoon of butter, for the creamy texture and the required amount of salt. Ensure the mixture is gooey and not too thick. You can also add tadka of mustard seeds, chilli, ginger and coriander leaves. Nestasia Keep Warm Stainless Steel Feeding Cup Orange is versatile to pack meals for your kids. Since it is crafted from 304 food-grade stainless steel.

3. Cheesy Pasta

To make the perfect cheesy pasta, bring 4 cups of water to a rapid boil in a large pot and add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and a generous amount of salt. Add 1 heaped cup of macaroni pasta and cook it until it is fork-tender, which may take 5-6 minutes. For the cheese sauce, add 2 tablespoons of butter to a heavy-bottomed pot and let it melt slightly. Whisk in 2 tablespoons of maida quickly until no dry flour is visible. Add 2 cups of boiled and cooled milk, continuously whisk, and stir until the sauce thickens. Once it starts to thicken, switch to a spatula and add salt to taste, 1/4 teaspoon of pepper powder, 1/2 teaspoon of paprika powder, and a pinch of nutmeg powder. Add 1 cup of grated orange cheddar cheese and 1/2 cup of processed or mozzarella cheese and whisk well until the cheese melts and the sauce is smooth and creamy. Finally, add the cooked macaroni pasta and mix it well. Your mac and cheese are now ready to be packed for your kid.

4. Mint Rice

Ensure that you grind the pudina leaves with the coconut, green chilies, and tomatoes. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add the spices to it. Add the ginger garlic paste and chopped onions and sauté them until the onions turn light brown. Now add the ground paste to the pan and fry it until the raw smell of tomatoes disappears. Add the required amount of salt and basmati rice along with 1.5 cups of water to the above mixture and pressure cook it.

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5. Dal Khichdi

First, rinse the rice thoroughly and soak it in water for exactly 20 minutes. Then, heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the mustard seeds. Once they start to pop, add the onions and ginger garlic paste. Next, add the tomatoes and vegetables, sauté them until the raw smell disappears. Add salt and turmeric powder. Make sure to sauté everything for at least 2 minutes to get the best flavor. After that, add the rice to the veggies and give it a quick mix. Now, add water to the cooker and close the lid. Cook it on low-medium flame for exactly 3 whistles. Remember not to compromise on the flame or the number of whistles, or else the dish may not turn out as expected.


Most of the kids want easy to go food during their break time. Since they are fussy about their lunch and it might turn off the moms as well, it is better to pack their favorite lunch which is colorful and yummy.

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