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Easy to Make Veg Kebabs For Kids

Updated on March 5, 2016

Kids birthday parties are always fun filled except for parents who have to plan and organize it. The task of planning and organizing the kids birthday food menu seems easy, but if you ask many parents or experts they will tell its quite challenging and tricky. You have to consider few important things while panning a menu.

  1. Consider Food allergies and food restrictions
  2. Keep menu as healthy as possible
  3. food that doesn't stain clothing and, last but not least food must be colorful and attractive.

How about a dish which is healthy, non sticky as well as colorful and attractive. Cutlets or Kebab is one of the healthy, easiest and creative dish. Ideal for kids party as you can prepare them before hand. You can serve them on sticks, you can use skewers, coffee stirrers, Popsicle sticks or fruit eating fork and this presentation will definitely please your little guests.


Beetroot Kebeb or Pink Kebab

Beetroot is used from thousands of years to treat constipation, wounds, illness related to digestion.Beetroot health benefits for kids include anemia, improved digestion, liver protection a cleansing agent for body and increase in brain activity and development.

Beetroot Kebab

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: Serves 2 people

Ingredients

  • 1 large Beetroot
  • 1 large or 2 medium size Potato
  • 1 teaspoon fennel powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon coriender powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 2 brown or white bread slices, soaked in water and squeezed
  • 1/2 cup semolina or soya crumbs, for coating
  • 2 to 3 teaspoon olive oil, shallow frying
  • 1/2 cup green coriender, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

How to Make

  1. In a pressure cooker, boil both beetroot and potatoes together.
  2. Grate the beetroot in a bowl grate the potato in the same bowl, mash it till you get smooth mix.
  3. Add all the spices powders, green chili, chopped onion, chopped coriender and bread slices.
  4. Mix everything well with hands. Shape them into round patties or shape you desire.
  5. Take some roasted semolina or soya crumb in plate, place each cutlet on it coat it evenly on all sides. Dust of excess.
  6. In a pan add 2 to 3 teaspoon olive oil and shallow fry cutlets till they are crisp and lightly browned.
  7. Serve with tomato chili sauce or Bread.

Coat rolled Kebab

Notes

1. If you do not want to add green chili, you can add black paper powder.

2.You can bake cutlets in Oven.

3. You can add other vegetables like carrot, green pees or french beans to enhance the taste.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 6 to 8 cutlets
Calories 737
Calories from Fat27
% Daily Value *
Fat 3 g5%
Saturated fat 0 g
Unsaturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 14 g5%
Protein 99 g198%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Spinach green peas Kebab or Green Kebab

Spinach is well known for its nutritional qualities and always been regarded as plant with remarkable abilities to restore energy , increase vitality and improve the quality of blood.Spinach is reach source of several anti oxidants like vitamin A, vitamin C. Spinach leaves are an excellent source of vitamin K which plays a vital role in strengthening bones.

Green peas is one of the most nutritious vegetable rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. Fresh pee pods are excellent source of folic acid. Studies suggests that adequate Folate rich foods when given to expectant mothers would help prevent neural tube defects in their newborn babies. Pees also has good amount of Ascorbic acid or vitamin c which help human body to fight against infectious agents.

Spinach green peas kebab

We Need

Cook Time: 15 min Prep Time: 25 min Ready in: 35 min

Yield: 10 to 12 Kebabs

Ingredients :

  1. 1 cup spinach/palak paste
  2. 1 medium size potato
  3. 3/4 cup peas
  4. 1 teaspoon dry mango powder
  5. 2 teaspoon ginger-green chili paste
  6. 1 and 1/2 teaspoon gram/besan flour
  7. salt as required
  8. 3 to 4 teaspoon olive oil for shallow frying
  9. bread crumbs or semolina for coating


How to make

  1. Blanch the spinach leaves in water, drain them and make fine paste.
  2. Roast the gram flour in pan till it becomes aromatic and slightly changes its color.
  3. Boil potato's and peas.
  4. In a bowl mash potato's and peas, add spinach paste and ginger and green chili paste to it.
  5. Add all the spice powder, gram flour and salt, mix well.
  6. Roll the patties and coat them with semolina or bread crumbs.
  7. Shallow fry on pan till it turn in to golden brown.
  8. Serve hot with sauce or chutney.

Notes

  1. Instead of gram flour corn starch or corn flour can be used for binding.
  2. These kebabs can be backed and grilled.
  3. You can bake kebabs at 180 degree c.
  4. Just brush oil on kebab and place kebab on tray or wired rack and bake for 20 to 25 mins.
  5. You can change the side after 10 min and bake from both sides.

Nutrition Facts

calories
Protein
Fats
carbs
72
7.8g
7.2g
49g
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are 72 calories in one serving of Spinach green peas kebab

Pumpkin Kebab or Yellow Kebab

The vitamins and minerals found in pumpkin ideally suited for the development of kids. Some of them include calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K. These vitamins and minerals play important role in children's development. Calcium and magnesium helps in building stronger bones. Iron helps to produce hemoglobin and red blood cells. Phosphorous aides in digestion, brain functioning, protein formation and hormone balance. vitamin C is essential ingredient for strong immune system and vitamin A is for better eye sight.

Pumpkin Kebab

We need

Cook Time: 15 min Prep Time: 25 min Ready in: 35 min

Yield: 10 to 12 Kebabs

Ingredients:

  1. 250 gm pumpkin
  2. 1 large potato
  3. 2 green chilies finely chopped
  4. 2 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  5. 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  6. 1 teaspoon dry mango powder
  7. 1 teaspoon garam masala
  8. one table spoon Philadelphia cheese or cream cheese
  9. Salt to taste
  10. 2 to 3 teaspoon olive oil for shallow frying
  11. Semolina or bread crumbs for coating

How to Make

  1. Peel the pumpkin, cut in to pieces and blanch into boiling salt water. Drain water and let it cool. Grate pumpkin
  2. In bowl take grated pumpkin, potato, mash it and mix well.
  3. Now add ginger- garlic paste, green chili, all the spice powders.
  4. Now add Philadelphia cheese and mix well
  5. Roll patties in desired shape and coat with semolina or bread crumbs.
  6. Shallow fry on pan.
  7. Serve hot with green chutney or ketchup

Notes

  1. You can fill the Philadelphia cheese inside the patties along with herbs.
  2. You can bake these kebab
  3. these kebab can also be used as burger patties.

Calories
Fat
Carbs
Protein
83
3.85g
12.08g
1.78g
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are 83 calories in one serving of Pumpkin Kebab

Tricolor Kebab

Recipe Rating

4.5 stars from 2 ratings of Beetroot Cutlet

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      Sultanat 17 months ago

      Its amazing. My kid n family loves it.

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      Sidharam 17 months ago

      Nice recipe