Mom, Why you feed me all the time? A healthy answer of this Q'
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Mom, Why you feed me all the time? A healthy answer of this Q'

Mommy, why do you feed me milk & food? Look, my whole tummy is full.” Says my little one.”Oh my goodness, these kids are very smart and full of innocent questions. When my son asks me this Q, I was amazed and have no any perfect answer to his question “ why I give him food and milk all the time.” I answered him by saying him that you will be very strong after finishing your lunch and milk.After finishing this conversation, he starts telling stories to me momma I want to be a superhero and so on.It feels so wonderful to chit chat with him on his favorite topics, I totally became stressless, and we both enjoy his imaginary world.

Our kids are full of curious about anything in their surrounding & as parents we must prepare for a correct and influencing answer for them.So by keeping all his curiosity in my mind, I always try something healthy and creative option for my prince. Every time preparing something creative is sometimes tricky and challenging too, but it feels blissful to make a dish which is full of nutrients and mouthwatering.

Here we will discuss an appetizing and kids loving ingredient but in a healthy twist which we called Potato & twist is Fenugreek leaves.So be ready for preparing something which gets one’s fingers on your kid's attention.

 

Potato omelet with twist of fenugreek (methi)

Preparation time: 25 mins

Cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

  • Potato 3 to 4 nos peeled
  • Salt to taste
  • Chaat masala to taste
  • Carom seeds(ajwain) 1 tsp
  • Green chili ginger paste 1 tsp(optional)
  • Coriander finely chopped for garnish(optional)
  • Fenugreek leaves(methi) washed and finely chopped
  • Capsicum ¼ cup finely grated( or red or yellow capsicum as per choice)
  • Red chili powder ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida a pinch

Method:

Peel potato and grate them in a bowl full of water to save them for being black.Now make green chili & ginger paste (if your kids are not eating spicy so avoid this or use 1 or ½ chili).

Now mix capsicum with fenugreek, salt, chaat masala, turmeric, red chili powder & asafoetida until all mix into each other.Squeeze potato from the bowl and mix it with a spatula very gently.Be careful mixture should not be runny it.

Heat a pan on low flame spray some oil pour some mixture into the pan using your hand and spread it gently by covering all pan about a 3-4 inch diameter, cover with a lid for 1-2 min. Now flip it slowly and cover it until it turns golden brown.Garnish with coriander.

Now serve it hot with ketchup or cut into pizza shape to grab kids attention.Also, serve  with yogurt

Note: Mixture should not be runny. Squeeze the potato properly.

The image may differ as per the choice of vegetables.

 

I prepare this omelet with

Add grated carrot with potato to make it healthier.Carrots are a valuable source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin B8 and much more.Mix with some fruit chat masala and coriander in it looks more attractive.Mixing spices are based on your kid's taste.

Make it healthier with

By adding grated radish, it feels magnificent, and kids are not even able to recognize if they are not eating a radish.Best option to give him without even not knowing, they eat readily.Radish health benefits are surplus here are some: Iron, increase metabolism, helps in muscle building and repair and much more.Add some grated ginger instead of ginger chili paste.

Above mentioned is a basic recipe, by adding different vegetables you can make variants with more colors.Some kids are very choosy in eating habits.Sometimes being creative in cooking healthy recipes for our loved ones is beneficial.I got best results with this kind of ideas; I think your kids would like it too.

Enjoy the recipe, and please do share your experience and queries. We will be here soon with a new healthy option for your little ones

 

 

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