Children’s Day: Prepare this protein-rich snack for your kid

Kids love snacks, and isn't it a mother's delight to treat them with something that aces on the taste and health quotient? Try this paneer and rajma tikki.
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Why just rajma chawal? Include variations like rajma tikki to your diet! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Yashwani Arora Published: 14 Nov 2021, 12:30 pm IST
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Dear mommies, if you haven’t planned anything special for Children’s Day for your kids, you have help right here! Give them a wholesome and healthy snack option with this protein-rich recipe involving the goodness of rajma aka kidney bean and paneer!

Kids get easily attracted to junk food, but it is up to you to win their hearts and taste buds with exciting goodies on the table. So, always try to ensure that whatever the kids eat is nutritious and yet exciting to look at.

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Feed your children a nutritious and healthy diet. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Check out this recipe by celebrity chef Amrita Raichand, who uses the yummy, basic and protein-rich ingredients like rajma and paneer for this snack. We are sure it will be a great indulgence for the kids!

Health Benefits of the ingredients of the snack
  • Strengthens bones
  • Rich in magnesium
  • Rich in anti-oxidants
  • Good for skin
  • Rich in calcium, building bones, and teeth
  • Aids in the normal functioning of the digestive system
  • Builds strong immunity
  • Rich in protein
  • Makes you feel fuller for long
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Paneer has a world of good to offer you. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

These ingredients are not limited to a few benefits, but are good at immunity boosting. Try cooking this snack with the instructions given below:

  1. 1 cup Soaked Rajma
  2. 1/2 cup Red Rice Poha
  3. 1/2 cup grated Panner
  4. Salt to taste
  5. 1 tbsp Oil
  6. 1 tsp Butter

Also, read: On Children’s Day, treat your little one to this homemade healthy apple rosemary muffin

  1. In a bowl, take rajma, grated paneer, crushed red rice poha, mixed herbs, salt and pepper and mix well.
  2. Now take some of the mixture and make a flat patty out of it. 
  3. Heat a non-stick pan,  brush some butter or oil, and shallow fry the prepared patties.

Enjoy Children’s Day with home-cooked delicious food!

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