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7 Everyday Indian Lunch recipes ( for 2+ toddlers & kids ) Lunch ideas for Indian toddlers & kids

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7 Everyday Indian Lunch recipes ( for 2+ year toddlers & kids ) Lunch ideas for Indian toddlers & kids

RECIPE #1 – Rice, dal & beetroot fry

Ingredients: ( for #1 – rice, dal & beetroot fry)

For rice:
1 cup – rice (rinsed)
2 cups – water
1/4 tsp – salt

For dal:
1/2 cup – dal ( moong dal )
2 cups – water
2 tsp – oil
1 – tomato ( chopped )
1 – garlic (finely chopped)
1 tbsp -coriander leaves (chopped)
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – chilli powder
1/4 tsp – cumin powder
salt to taste
 
For beetroot fry:
1/4 tsp – mustard seeds
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder,
pinch – chilli
1 – beetroot (peeled & cut 1″ pieces )
2 tsp – oil
pinch – salt

RECIPE #2 – Rice, Sambar & greenleaf stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #2 – rice, Sambar & greenleaf stirfry )

For Sambar:
1/2 cup – toor dal
2 cups – water
1 garlic
1 – tomato chopped
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – salt
2 tsp – oil
1 – tomato ( chopped )
1 tsp – ginger (paste)
some curryleaves
1 carrot – chopped (1″ pieces)
8 beans – chopped (1″ pieces)
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp – chilli powder
1 tbsp – sambar powder, 1/4 tsp – cumin powder
salt to taste , 1 cup water
pinch – asafoetida
1/4 tsp – mustard seeds
2 dried red chilles
1/4 cup – tamarind juice ( or 1/2 tsp concentrate )
 
For greenleaf stirfry:
2 tsp – oil
1 garlic – chopped
1/4 cup – onion (chopped)
2 cups – greenleaf (chopped)
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
pinch – cumin powder
1/2 tsp – coriander powder
salt to taste

RECIPE #3 – Rice & Kerala Fish curry

Ingredients:  ( for #3 – rice & kerala fish curry )

For kerala fish curry:
To grind coconut gravy:
1 cup – roasted coconut ( for this, dry roast the coconut until light brown)
2 cups – water
9 – 10 shallots ( small red onion or use 1/4 cup of regular onion )
1 tsp – pepper
1/2 tsp – turmeric powder
1 – chilli powder
1 tbsp – coriander powder
2 tbsp – fennel powder
 
To cook the fish:
500 gms – fish ( fillet or with bone )
1/4 tsp – fenugreek seeds
some curryleaves
1 tomato – chopped,  2 green chillies, .. salt to taste
1 cup – water

RECIPE #4 – Lauki (bottle gourd) dal & rice

Ingredients: ( for #4 – lauki (bottle gourd) dal & rice)
1 cup – chopped lauki ( bottle gourd/ sorekai/ chorakka/ lau/ dudhi/ ghia
gardudde/ sorakaya/ halu gumbala/ pandhara bhopla)
1 onion – chopped
1 tomato – chopped
1/2 tsp – garlic paste
1 – green chilli
1/2 cup – dal (moong dal)
1/4 cup – chana dal
1 tbsp – oil ( or ghee)
2 cups – water
1 tbsp – coriander leaves
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/2 tsp – chilli powder
2 tsp – coriander powder
1/4 tsp – cumin powder
1/4 tsp – garam masala powder
salt to taste

RECIPE #5 – Rice & chicken curry

Ingredients: ( for #5 – rice & chicken curry )

For chicken curry:
1 chicken ( cut .. can use boneless also)
1 onion – finely chopped ( or paste )
2 tomato – finely chopped
1 tsp – ginger-garlic paste
1 – green chilli
1 tbsp – oil ( or ghee)
1/2 cup – water ( add more if you need more curry )
2 cardamom, 2 cloves, 1″ cinnamon stick
1 tbsp – coriander leaves
1/2 tsp – turmeric powder
1 tsp – chilli powder
1 tbsp – coriander powder
2 tbsp – fennel powder
1/4 tsp – pepper powder
salt to taste

RECIPE #6 – ghee paratha & beetroot stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #6 – ghee paratha & beetroot stirfry )

1 cup – atta ( wheat flour / wholewheat / wholemeal flour )
1/4 tsp – salt
1 tsp – oil
ghee – as needed (clarified butter)
water – as needed
 
For beetroot stirfry, refer recipe #1

RECIPE #7 – Easy Vegetable Pulao

Ingredients: ( for #7 – Easy Vegetable pulao )
1 onion – thinly sliced
1 cup – rice ( basmati or jeera/zeera rice )
1 tsp – ginger-garlic paste
1 tbsp – oil ( or ghee)
2 cups – water ( for 1 cup rice, use 2 cups water )
2 cardamom, 2 cloves, 1″ cinnamon stick
1 tbsp – coriander leaves ( optional )
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – chilli powder
1 tsp – coriander powder
1/4 tsp – pepper powder
1/2 cup – peas
1/2 cup – carrot ( finely chopped )
1/2 cup – green beans ( finely chopped )
salt to taste
 
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33 Comments

  1. c4cooking

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Hi :), .. Here is the 'ingredients list' for these ' 7 everyday lunch recipes 🙂 ..

    RECIPE #1 – Rice, dal & beetroot fry

    Ingredients: ( for #1 – rice, dal & beetroot fry)

    For rice:
    1 cup – rice (rinsed)
    2 cups – water
    1/4 tsp – salt
    For dal:
    1/2 cup – dal ( moong dal )
    2 cups – water
    2 tsp – oil
    1 – tomato ( chopped )
    1 – garlic (finely chopped)
    1 tbsp -coriander leaves (chopped)
    1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
    1/4 tsp – chilli powder
    1/4 tsp – cumin powder
    salt to taste
     
    For beetroot fry:
    1/4 tsp – mustard seeds
    1/4 tsp – turmeric powder,
    pinch – chilli
    1 – beetroot (peeled & cut 1" pieces )
    2 tsp – oil
    pinch – salt

    RECIPE #2 – Rice, Sambar & greenleaf stirfry

    Ingredients: ( for #2 – rice, Sambar & greenleaf stirfry )
    For Sambar:
    1/2 cup – toor dal
    2 cups – water
    1 garlic
    1 – tomato chopped
    1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
    1/4 tsp – salt
    2 tsp – oil
    1 – tomato ( chopped )
    1 tsp – ginger (paste)
    some curryleaves
    1 carrot – chopped (1" pieces)
    8 beans – chopped (1" pieces)
    1/4 tsp – turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp – chilli powder
    1 tbsp – sambar powder, 1/4 tsp – cumin powder
    salt to taste , 1 cup water
    pinch – asafoetida
    1/4 tsp – mustard seeds
    2 dried red chilles
    1/4 cup – tamarind juice ( or 1/2 tsp concentrate )
     
    For greenleaf stirfry:
    2 tsp – oil
    1 garlic – chopped
    1/4 cup – onion (chopped)
    2 cups – greenleaf (chopped)
    1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
    pinch – cumin powder
    1/2 tsp – coriander powder
    salt to taste

    RECIPE #3 – Rice & Kerala Fish curry

    Ingredients:  ( for #3 – rice & kerala fish curry )

    For kerala fish curry:
    To grind coconut gravy:
    1 cup – roasted coconut ( for this, dry roast the coconut until light brown)
    2 cups – water
    9 – 10 shallots ( small red onion or use 1/4 cup of regular onion )
    1 tsp – pepper
    1/2 tsp – turmeric powder
    1 – chilli powder
    1 tbsp – coriander powder
    2 tbsp – fennel powder
     
    To cook the fish:
    500 gms – fish ( fillet or with bone )
    1/4 tsp – fenugreek seeds
    some curryleaves
    1 tomato – chopped,  2 green chillies, .. salt to taste
    1 cup – water

    RECIPE #4 – Lauki (bottle gourd) dal & rice

    Ingredients: ( for #4 – lauki (bottle gourd) dal & rice)

    1 cup – chopped lauki ( bottle gourd/ sorekai/ chorakka/ lau/ dudhi/ ghia
    gardudde/ sorakaya/ halu gumbala/ pandhara bhopla)
    1 onion – chopped
    1 tomato – chopped
    1/2 tsp – garlic paste
    1 – green chilli
    1/2 cup – dal (moong dal)
    1/4 cup – chana dal
    1 tbsp – oil ( or ghee)
    2 cups – water
    1 tbsp – coriander leaves
    1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
    1/2 tsp – chilli powder
    2 tsp – coriander powder
    1/4 tsp – cumin powder
    1/4 tsp – garam masala powder
    salt to taste

    RECIPE #5 – Rice & chicken curry

    Ingredients: ( for #5 – rice & chicken curry )

    For chicken curry:
    1 chicken ( cut .. can use boneless also)
    1 onion – finely chopped ( or paste )
    2 tomato – finely chopped
    1 tsp – ginger-garlic paste
    1 – green chilli
    1 tbsp – oil ( or ghee)
    1/2 cup – water ( add more if you need more curry )
    2 cardamom, 2 cloves, 1" cinnamon stick
    1 tbsp – coriander leaves
    1/2 tsp – turmeric powder
    1 tsp – chilli powder
    1 tbsp – coriander powder
    2 tbsp – fennel powder
    1/4 tsp – pepper powder
    salt to taste

    RECIPE #6 – ghee paratha & beetroot stirfry

    Ingredients: ( for #6 – ghee paratha & beetroot stirfry )
    1 cup – atta ( wheat flour / wholewheat / wholemeal flour )
    1/4 tsp – salt
    1 tsp – oil
    ghee – as needed (clarified butter)
    water – as needed
     
    For beetroot stirfry, refer recipe #1

    RECIPE #7 – Easy Vegetable Pulao

    Ingredients: ( for #7 – Easy Vegetable pulao )
    1 onion – thinly sliced
    1 cup – rice ( basmati or jeera/zeera rice )
    1 tsp – ginger-garlic paste
    1 tbsp – oil ( or ghee)
    2 cups – water ( for 1 cup rice, use 2 cups water )
    2 cardamom, 2 cloves, 1" cinnamon stick
    1 tbsp – coriander leaves ( optional )
    1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
    1/4 tsp – chilli powder
    1 tsp – coriander powder
    1/4 tsp – pepper powder
    1/2 cup – peas
    1/2 cup – carrot ( finely chopped )
    1/2 cup – green beans ( finely chopped )
    salt to taste
     

    For full written recipe, visit recipe page at
    http://www.c4cooking.com/7-everyday-indian-lunch-recipes/

    For easy Salmon fish curry, click this link – https://youtu.be/IprSRZ0AVWM

    Subscribe to 'c4cooking'channel for all recipe updates : Thank you 🙂
    https://www.youtube.com/user/c4cooking

    Reply

  2. Aamis corner

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    R u from kerala

    Reply

  3. Preeti Mangaj

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Presse cooker cooks fast na

    Reply

  4. Preeti Mangaj

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Y don't u use pressure cooker for dal n al

    Reply

  5. sudha karthikeya

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    The baby is cute and her reciepies too.thank u.

    Reply

  6. ankita sharma

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    loved it yar

    Reply

  7. Nazmun Nahar Siddika

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    U r very lucky that your daughter eats nicely. My son run away from food.

    Reply

  8. Sana Farooq

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    You are lucky your kid eats everything. Its literally an every day challenge out here with my 2year old! P.S. A worried mom!!

    Reply

  9. Preeti Mangaj

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Did u prepare for her separate

    Reply

  10. Preeti Mangaj

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Ur baby lucky and u too she eats everything u prepare

    Reply

  11. Jomol Tony

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    U have great idea…s…like ur recipes….

    Reply

  12. Chan Preet

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Thanks mam

    Reply

  13. Sandhya Manjunath

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    super……

    Reply

  14. Sowmya Venkatesh

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    U r awesome.. I love your kid…

    Reply

  15. Anupama Shukla

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    aap lucky hai ki aap ka baby sab kha raha hai, hamari beti to kuch bhi nahi khati hai

    Reply

  16. Manasa g.manasa

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Thanks for your vedio mam but my son will not chew the food. For every bite he want water . With water only he will swallow the food. If we give anything without water he will vomit all the food. He is now 2 yrs 4 months old . Plz mam give a good suggestion to my problem. I am Soo much worried about this issue.

    Reply

  17. vasanthaRajan

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Superb mam

    Reply

  18. parag pinky

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Good mom

    Reply

  19. Mauluda Rasuli

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    She eat everything sooo adorable

    Reply

  20. Divya Tripathi

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    AAwww ur daughter looks so cute while eating 🙂

    Reply

  21. Divyabharathi

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Very helpful video God bless you and ur kid

    Reply

  22. shanti vyas

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Mustvalso tell u u vook amazingly Fast

    Reply

  23. shanti vyas

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    How come ur kid has no fuss at all she really loves to eat anything u make

    Reply

  24. A Kaur

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    M surprised how ur gal can eat spicy daal sabji…cuz u put chilli in evry thing….mine gal starts doing oooo oooo if i give her lil bit spicy thing

    Reply

  25. A Kaur

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    I like ur pots n pans….frm where u bought these

    Reply

  26. Shailesh Sikarwar

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    thanks ur recipes really helpful

    Reply

  27. Indumathi Venugopal

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    need lunch box and snacks ideas for 3.5 yr old…will be going for junior kg

    Reply

  28. Love Raj

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    why u dnt use pressure cooker for rice

    Reply

  29. Divya Yogeesh

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Wow nice video. Your kitchen utensils are too good. All these are stainless steel?

    Reply

  30. Neetu Gurnani

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Meri baby 2+ ho gayi hai but still wo sirf khichdi. N daliya he khati hai plz bataye kya karna chahiye mujhe

    Reply

  31. Mahwish Ahson

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    Wao baby bht piyaaari h mashallah se….

    Reply

  32. taton m

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

  33. Triig Hassan

    December 1, 2018 at 3:57 am

    you a,r good.mom thnks so much

    Reply

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