Recipe for Little Ones

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Kids can be really fussy eaters, but with these recipes they are going look forward to meal times. Three simple recipes are prepared in just 30 minutes – giving you plenty of time to tend to your little one!


How to make: Sambhar Parantha, Cheesy Jacket Potatoes & Quinoa Pulao


Shopping list

100 grams of split pigeon peas

1 bunch of spinach

250 grams of carrots

400 grams of yogurt

400 grams of mozzarella cheese

1 small bottle of olive oil

1 small packet of sea salt

1 bottle of black olives pitted

1 red bell pepper

1 yellow bell pepper

1 small bottle of Italian seasoning

5-10 chives

1 packet of quinoa

100 grams of French beans

150 grams of green peas

1 packet of stock seasoning


For faster preparation

For parantha soak and boil the dal, puree it. Knead the dough for parantha with salt and dal puree. Blanch the spinach leaves and puree it. Peel and boil the carrots and puree it. Divide the yogurt in three portions. Mix one portion with spinach puree and salt, the second portion with carrot puree and salt, just add salt to the third portion and set aside these three dips in refrigerator until further use. Cut bell pepper triangles, slice the olives Bake the potatoes. Grate the mozzarella cheese. Cut the carrots and beans for pulao.


How to go about it

Start with the parantha by dividing the dough in equal portions and roll them into paranthas and cook it with ghee. Serve hot with the dips prepared. Then start with the pulao and finally finish the jacket potatoes by cutting them into half with their skin add cheese then place a triangle of bell pepper and two slice of olives, bake and serve hot. For classic jacket potatoes slit in a criss-cross pattern and then stuff it with cheese flavored with Italian seasonings and bake till cheese melts serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.