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बच्चों के लिए प्रोटीन युक्त आहार - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Protein rich food for kids recipes in Hindi)
બાળકો માટે પ્રોટીન યુક્ત આહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Protein rich food for kids recipes in Gujarati)

protein rich food for kids | protein rich recipes for kids

protein rich food for kids. Protein is a very important macronutrient for growing kids as it is essential for building bones, muscles and maintaining healthy skin too. Protein is also required for children to prevent malnutrition. Sadly a lot of children in India suffer from malnutrition and hence it is the responsibility of the mother to include protein rich foods in her kid’s diet.

Top 5 Protein rich foods for kids

Sr.No Food Group Ingredient
1. Milk and Milk products Curd, Paneer, Cheese, Buttermilk, Milk powder,
2. Eggs  
3. Legumes and dals Moong, Matki, Chana, Chawli, Chole, Urad, Masoor, Soya
4. Nuts Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts, Pistachios, Cashewnut.
5. Oilseeds Sunflower seeds, Sesame, Flaxseeds

Protein from animal sources is more bioavailable and readily absorbed by the body whereas protein from plant sources such as cereals and pulses lack in one or more amino acids. To make them bioavailable all you need to do is use a combination of cereals and pulses like Rajma Chawal, Chilkewale Parathe and so on…

Protein Rich Recipes for Kids, Egg Recipes

Spanish OmeletteSpanish Omelette

Eggs are one of the best sources of protein. If you are an eggetarian them make it a point to include it in your kids daily diet. Start your kids’ day with breakfast recipe like French Omelette or pack an egg recipe in their tiffin such as Egg Paratha to give an energy and protein kick to their diet. Scrambled Eggs are great to be had at any time of the day, your kids may have it as a part of their breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Protein Rich Food for Kids, Dairy based Recipes

Paneer KheerPaneer Kheer

Milk and milk products will not only provide high quality protein but also calcium. Yummy Oats and Apple Porridge can be served as both a dessert and breakfast. You can even smartly add milk and milk products in your recipes and you kids won’t even come to know just like how we added in the recipe of Date and Sesame Puranpoli. Of course when you think about milk the first thing that comes to our mind is milkshake. Try your hands on this Chickoo and Nut Milkshake loaded with proteins, calcium, phosphorus all of which good for the bones and muscles.

Protein Rich Recipes for Kids, Non-Dairy Recipes

Mixed Sprouts Open ToastMixed Sprouts Open Toast

Did you know you can give good quality protein and calcium with non-milk products too? Kids can get their share of protein from irresistible dishes like Mixed Sprouts and Green Pea Chaat, it’s something that tastes great and a modified healthy version of unhealthy bhelpuri. Kids love colourful foods and are really excited to try something that is colorful. Kids are definitely going to try and enjoy this Fruity Chana Salad as it is colourful and more importantly it will add protein, antioxidants and other nutrients to your kids diet. Serve Sprouted Matki Rice a perfect lunch recipe for kids, the sprouts and rice combination enhances the protein quality.

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Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes recipe
There is no debating that Chia seeds are good for your health. A treasure trove of omega-3 fatty acids, which is hard for vegetarians to come by, these tiny seeds are also loaded with fibre and protein. It is interesting to note that this easily digestible little seed has antioxidants (ALA), w ....
Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi recipe
You must have heard of Bajra Khichdi, a famous Rajasthani delicacy. While that is a wholesome dish, here is something even more nourishing, fortified with more healthy stuff like whole moong, green peas and tomatoes. These not only add more crunch and tang to the khichdi, but also add more fibre, ir ....
Gulkand Shake recipe
Gulkhand Shake, this cooling summertime sweet treat will be loved by your little ones! Gulkand is something that a child never refuses to eat, so if your child does not like plain milk or is bored of having his regular milk drinks, serve this protein-rich potion. Boost your child’s immunity by ....
Rajma and Cottage Cheese Tacos recipe
Here is a fantastic, colourful and fun-filled snack, which the whole family will enjoy. You will especially be happy to see your kids grow with this protein-rich delight. Whole-wheat taco shells made with maize and wheat flours flavoured mildly with carom seeds, are stuffed with a protein-rich combo ....
Mexican Tarts with Refried Beans and Sour Cream recipe
Tarts are usually very attractive, not just because of their dainty size but also because they are open containers that show off their contents! This kind of makes the snack all the more appetizing and makes it impossible to resist. We have used readymade tarts for this recipe, which makes it ve ....
Rajma Chawal ( Tiffin Treats) recipe
A tangy preparation of rajma is combined with cooked rice to make a lip-smacking Rajma Chawal, which stays fresh in the tiffin box for at least 5 hours. It’s almost like having rice with a rajma curry to accompany it, but the best part is that it comes in a convenient one-dish package that is easy f ....
Spinach and Cheese Balls, Protein Rich Recipe recipe
Spinach and cheese balls, this power-packed snack is made up of cheese and paneer, 2 dense sources of protein. Paneer has a bland flavour and thus blends well with any ingredient. This recipes is sure to be enjoyed by people of all age groups especially the kids who love to munch on finger foo ....
Spicy Soya Bhurji recipe
Can you even imagine the usually bland soya granules in such an interesting form? Be prepared to be surprised! Ginger-garlic adds its unique flavour to the Spicy Soya Bhurji, as do the well-chosen combination of spices. Spice lovers can add more zing to this
Zucchini Bajra Khichdi recipe
This khichdi, which innovatively combines bajra, zucchini and colourful capsicum, looks and tastes good! Bajra is highly alkaline, which makes it very effective against acidity. The Zucchini Bajra Khichdi also goes easy on the spices and oil, making it all the more friendly to a sensitive stom ....
Paneer Koftas in Palak Gravy recipe
Paneer and palak are a match made in heaven! Their textures, colours, flavours, all complement each other beautifully, bringing out the best of both. Paneer Koftas in Palak Gravy is a quick, easy and tasty recipe of paneer koftas bathed in a richly-flavoured spinach gravy. The koftas are ready i ....
Chocolate Almond Milk, Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipe recipe
While everybody is convinced about the health benefits of almond milk, especially for vegans and those on a heavy training/ workout regime, the price of most commercial brands puts us off! Plus, some people do not like the bland taste of plain almond milk. Here is an easy-to-make but cost-effect ....
Hariyali Tofu Roti recipe
Hariyali Tofu Rotis, bored of eating chapatis and parathas everyday? Don’t worry, here’s an interesting variation to the everyday Indian bread. Spinach and fenugreek add colour and flavour, while whole wheat flour and tofu add to the protein content. For breakfast enjoy with just
Creamy Spinach Toast recipe
A classic breakfast option to prepare on days when you have half an hour to spare. For those who find bread dry and slow to ingest without oodles of butter or cheese, the creamy and moist spinach filling provides a low-cal alternative. The creamy spinach toast adds up to just 26 calories per piece, ....
Egg Bhurji Paratha recipe
Everybody loves bhurji – be it of paneer or egg, because of its succulent mouth-feel and spicy taste. Put your favourite bhurji into a whole wheat paratha and you get a filling and super-tasty dish! The Egg Bhurji Paratha is an all-time favourite Punjabi breakfast, which is crisp and buttery out ....
Egg Paratha recipe
A masaledar and filling snack, which can be had as a meal itself, the Egg Paratha is something unique. On reading the name, you might have made many guesses about how the egg fits into the paratha – whether it is used as a stuffing, or whether it goes into the dough, etc. But, this method is ....
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