Trell creator and food blogger, Smita Patil Shares fun, exciting and easy recipes for kids to celebrate Independence Day.

Getting kids to eat food is a task that every parent has to deal with. And it takes an immense amount of tricks to get them to enjoy the food that is served. One thing that makes them excited about anything is food that looks exciting. When it comes to food, kids want to try something that looks fun and exciting. We’ve all had an egg with a smiley on it or bread and butter because it was cut into a circle. Considering how choosy kids are, parents are always searching for food recipes that are healthy and also something the kids can enjoy. Chef and Trell creator, Smita Patil shared three such easy and tasty recipes for kids. Every year the country rejoices the freedom that we won decades ago. The whole country covers itself in our tri-colors and thank all our ancestors for their struggle and efforts that made us live in a free country.

One thing that is always part of any celebration in India is food. As it’s India’s 75th Independence Day, there cannot be a better way to celebrate it with your kids than making these tri-colored recipes for them. These recipes are easy to make, look exciting, and can make kids secretly eat their veggies too!

Check them out!

Tricolor Biscuit Muffin

Ingredients 

  • 1 packet of Marie biscuit
  • 1 sup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup milk 
  • White chocolate 
  • Food color (orange & green) 

METHOD

Grind the Marie biscuit to fine powder, sieve it if required.

Now add sugar, baking powder and mix well.

Then add the oil and milk and keep stirring continuously till it mixes well and becomes a thin batter.

Separate the batter into three containers, in one add green food color, and in another one add orange color.

Now preheat a pressure cooker, add the batter to a steel bowl, place the bowls in the cooker and cook on low flame for 30 minutes. Grease the steel bowl with melted butter and dust maida so that the batter comes out easily.

P.S: Add little water at the bottom of the cooker so that the moisture remains.

Once it cooks, remove it from the bowl once it cools down and spread some white chocolate on a plain muffin.

Tricolor Veggie Sandwich 

Ingredients

  • Milk bread slices 
  • Grated carrot 
  • Grated cucumber
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mint chutney
  • Pepper powder
  • Salt 

Method

Take a bread slice, cut the edges, spread mint chutney, and grated cucumber on the bottom layer.

Place another bread slice, spread mayonnaise, and add grated carrot, sprinkle pepper powder and salt on it.

Close with another bread slice. 

Tricolor Halwa 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup small roasted rawa
  • 1/2 cup sugar 
  • 1/4 tsp elaichi powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • Food colour (orange & green)

Method

Take a heavy bottom vessel, roast the rawa and once it turns golden brown, add ghee and mix well.

Now add sugar, milk, and elaichi powder and let it cook.

Once it’s 80% done, separate it into three different bowls and mix orange and green into one bowl. Transfer it to a different vessel and cook another 20% and serve hot.

Garnish it with dry fruits (optional)

For more such fun recipes follow Smita Patil on Trell @thedailybread_

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