Exam Snacks for Kids

Corn ChillaExams have begun and all the students are busy preparing for one of the most important tests of their lives. In such times, their hunger pangs are bound to go on an over drive.

In such times, their hunger pangs are bound to go on an overdrive.

One of our readers Pina Raval, a homemaker, a mother and the founder of Temptation shares some quick recipes for our readers to make some yummy snacks for your kids at home, take a look –

1. Corn ChillasMung dal & spinach tikkis

In this recipe, Pina suggests that you mix the following ingredients – 1 bowl of Rava, 1 bowl of fresh corn soaked for 15 minutes and then crushed in a blender to create a batter consistency like Uttapam. Now add salt, chopped onion, chilly, coriander leaves and dry masalas as per taste. Pour them out on a hot tava to make medium size corn chillas.

2. Mung Daal & Spinach Tikkis

Mix boiled moong dal, add 1 bowl soaked poha, four boiled cold potatoes, chopped spinach, bread crumbs, salt, chilly and chopped garlic. Also add green chillies, ginger, coriander powder, garam masala and chaat masala. Tear two bread pieces and mix everything together to make tikkis and shallow fry on a tava.

Mexican Chaat3. Mexican Indian Chaat

This is a fun recipe where you mix boiled rajma, corn and moong daal, curd, capsicum of different colours chopped, onion and tomato, mayonnaise, oregano, chilli flakes and pepper. Add2 cloves of crushed garlic, salt, chilly powder, pepper, and cheese. Mix all ingredients in bowl and keep in a fridge for 2hrs. While serving arrange crispy puri in a plate put the ready mixture on each puri and garnish with grated cheese and serve.

4. Cucumber Shallow Fries cucumber shallow fries

Make a batter with refined flour, salt, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Now make cucumber rings and dip them in the batter and shallow fry. Garnish with chaat masala and serve with curd or chutney.

Recipe & Photo courtesy – Pina Raval

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Tanya is a graduate in Sociology from Sophia College, Mumbai, a post-graduate in Communications and Media from SNDT Women’s University in Mumbai and holds a Master's Degree in Journalis & Mass Communications from Chandigarh University. A former writing mentor and a seasoned lifestyle writer, Tanya writes columns on The Lifestyle Portal of life and living.

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