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20 Healthy Paratha Recipes for Kids

By Hemapriya Natesan @MyLittleMoppet

January 22, 2020 Leave a Comment

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore – here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Parathas are among the most popular dishes served for dinner across India, even in states where rice is the staple grain. Parathas are heartier than chapathis or rotis, and the best part is that they’re so versatile!

You can make a paratha out of pretty much any grain you have on hand. You can make plain parathas or you can stuff them with a variety of vegetables, herbs, spices or proteins. The sky’s the limit when it comes to customizing your paratha!

That’s why we’ve gathered together some of the healthiest and yummiest paratha recipes, that are sure to be a hit with the whole family. There are enough to last you for every week day of the month without repeating a dish, so you can say good bye to complaints about dinner from now on!

20 Healthy Paratha Recipes for Kids

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

1. Aloo Matar Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Aloo paratha can be called ‘the Amitabh Bachchan of parathas’ –  it’s the most popular among them! Few things trigger feelings of nostalgia, warmth and an overall fuzziness than a nice thick aloo paratha smeared with homemade butter!

2. Rajgira Paratha

Celebrate Krishna Janmashtami the tasty and nutritious way, with these healthy Janmashtami recipes for the whole family! Includes fasting recipes too.

Certain kinds of fasts in India require abstinence from common grains like wheat, which is when ingredients like water chestnut flour or rajgira make an appearance. This rajgira paratha from Whisk Affair is perfect for fasts, and as regular dinner fare too.

3. Multigrain Paratha

multigrain paratha

You probably use wheat on a daily basis, but why restrict yourself to that when we have so many other grains abundantly available? The easiest way to use a variety of grains is by using our 100% Multigrain Mix.

4. Suji Parantha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Suji is a versatile ingredient in every Indian kitchen, north or south, east or west! You can make porridge, halwa, kesari, cake, upma, dhokla as well as this delicious paratha from Hebbar’s Kitchen.

5. Missi Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Missi paratha is a great way to spice up plain parathas without making it too overwhelming for kids. This goes perfectly well with plain homemade curd since the paratha itself is quite flavorful.

6. Broccoli Sprouts Paratha

Broccoli may not be a hit with kids, but you can now make it their favorite vegetable - with these yummy and healthy Broccoli recipes for babies and kids!

Raks Kitchen combines two super healthy ingredients – broccoli and sprouts – in one dish! Broccoli is a vegetable most kids have trouble with, and this is a great way to get all those important nutrients.

7. Multi Millet Paneer Paratha

Multi Millet Paneer Paratha is a scrumptious and healthy treat for the complete family. This easy paratha recipe would convince even a fussy toddler.

Millets have a whole lot of health benefits like better digestion and essential nutrients like protein and calcium. If you’ve tried a paratha with multiple grains, the natural next step is a multi millet paratha.

8. Gobi Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Cauliflower has suddenly got a place in the spotlight in the health food world, and Sharmis Passsions celebrates this vegetable with a simple yet delicious gobi paratha recipe.

9. Whole Wheat Stuffed Tofu Paratha

Use familiar dishes to introduce new ingredients to your kids, like this Whole Wheat Stuffed Tofu Paratha recipe that's yummy and packed with nutrition!

If you’re a vegan household or your child is lactose intolerant and can’t have paneer, this tofu stuffed paratha is the perfect dish! It’s always fun to try traditional Indian recipes with new ingredients.

10. Pumpkin Paratha

Pumpkins are loaded with immune-boosting vitamins, making them perfect for this season! Try out these healthy pumpkin recipes for babies and older kids.

Pumpkins are an easy vegetable to work with – you can easily puree them and add it to anything – porridge, soup, cookies and more. Whisk Affair uses it to make a fiber and Vitamin A-rich paratha recipe that looks bright and yellow too!

11. Paneer Vegetable Paratha

Parathas make excellent finger foods for babies, and are also a good way to introduce healthy ingredients! Make this paneer vegetable paratha for your kids - for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Kids making a fuss about eating paneer? Sneak it into a paratha, with this paneer paratha recipe! This way, you get multiple macro nutrients in a single dish – perfect for fussy eaters!

12. Dal Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Like parathas, dal is another dish made in every Indian home, in several different ways. But now, Tasty Appetite has a delicious way to make use of any leftover dal you may have – by making dal parathas!

13. Methi Paratha

methi paratha

We know all leafy greens are good for health, but they all have a different set of benefits. Methi leaves are great for improving digestion and bowel movements, lowering bad cholesterol and preventing lifestyle diseases. Get all these benefits and more in a simple dish – methi parathas!

14. Pizza Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Kids love pizza, but the ones you order home aren’t exactly healthy, not to mention expensive! Sharmis Passions has the perfect alternative – pizza paratha – which is healthy and economical, and also ready in 30 minutes!

15. Besan Paratha

Besan pratha recipe Gramflour Roti recipe

Besan is used to make all kinds of snacks, especially pakoras, but it works quite well in parathas too! Take a break from wheat parathas with this besan paratha recipe.

16. Egg Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Anto’s Kitchen has the perfect breakfast solution that’s guaranteed to keep your kids full till lunch! This paratha, made with whole wheat flour and stuffed with scrambled eggs is filling, nutritious and delicious!

17. Carrot Cheese Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Kids love cheese in all forms – including in a paratha! If you’d like something that’s simpler than the pizza paratha but still features cheese, this carrot cheese paratha is the answer.

18. Pudina Laccha Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Cubes n Juliennes has a recipe for a lachcha paratha that looks as good as it tastes. These parathas do take some time and effort, but the end result is completely worth it!

19. Beetroot Paratha

Give your picky eater an interesting twist on boring parathas with this super healthy and colorful beetroot paratha recipe!

For kids, appearances are important, which is why parents are always trying to make food look attractive. This beetroot paratha doesn’t need any extra garnish, since the bright pink color is enough on its own!

20. Hara Bhara Paratha

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

Having trouble getting kids to eat their greens? Chef in You has the solution: a hara bhara paratha, which you can stuff with any greens your child currently dislikes. He wont’ be able to spot it among all that gorgeous green color!

No more complaints of repeating dishes for dinner anymore - here are 20 healthy paratha recipes for kids, one for each week day of the month!

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