Anytime and anywhere, nothing can beat the taste of Indian snacks. The way it looks, makes us go droolicious. Indian foods are always healthy and tasty. Still, Indians follow the tradition of cooking followed through their ancestors. For sure Indian based snack can be considered as healthy snack idea for kids.

Bread Channa

Bread Channa

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Whole-wheat contains vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin E, calcium, iron and fiber
2. Channa is rich in proteins and fiber
The Ideal time for serving:
1. School Break Time
2. After School
Serve with:
1. Tomato Chutney
2. Green Chutney
Tips for Parents:
1. You can use whole-wheat bread instead of white bread
2. You can substitute channa with peas, black channa, etc.
Recipe Link: Tickling Palates
Calories 364, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 24 mg, Carbohydrate 61 g, Protein 19 g, Iron 34%, Vitamin B-6 25%

Samosa

Samosa

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Whole-wheat contains vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin E, calcium, iron and fiber
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
Serve with:
1. Green Chutney
2. Sweet Sauce
Tips for Parents:
1. Buttermilk is the good option to be given after having samosa
Recipe Link: Punjab Ke Sariyum
Calories 339, Carbohydrate 71 g, Protein 14 g, Iron 19%, Vitamin B-6 20%

Bhel Puri

Bombay Bhel Puri

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Puffed rice is low in calories, fat-free and sodium-free
2. Potatoes are good source of vitamin B6 and vitamin C
3. Tomatoes contains rich source of vitamins and minerals, 40% of vitamin C as a natural antioxidant
4. Onions are good source of biotin
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
Tips for Parents:
1. Any soup would go well with Bhel Puri
Recipe Link: Veg Recipes Of India
Calories: 204, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 361mg, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 7g, Vitamin A: 21%, Vitamin C: 35%

Misal Pav

Misal Pav

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Contains high source of nutrients i.e. folate, copper, zinc and various B vitamins
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
Recipe Link: Hebbars Kitchen

Masala Idli

Masala Idli

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Idlis are great source of carbohydrates and proteins
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
Serve with:
1. Coconut Chutney
Tips for Parents:
1. Masala idli with Buttermilk – a good combination
Recipe Link: Sharmis Passions

Chapathi Jam Roll

Chapati Jam Roll

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Whole-wheat contains vitamin B1,vitamin B2,vitamin B3,vitamin E, calcium, iron and fiber
The Ideal time for serving:
1. School Break Time
Tips for Parents:
1. You could roll the chapathi with Banana along with the jam
Recipe Link: Niyas World
Calories 339, Carbohydrate 71 g, Protein 14 g, Iron 19%, Vitamin B-6 20%

Stuffed Roti Roll

Stuffed Roti Roll

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Whole-wheat contains vitamin B1,vitamin B2,vitamin B3,vitamin E, calcium, iron and fiber
2. Vegetables contains potassium, dietary fiber, folate (folic acid), vitamin A, and vitamin C and maintains blood pressure level
The Ideal time for serving:
1. School Break Time
Serve with:
1. Green Chutney
Tips for Parents:
Recipe Link: Manjulas Kitchen
Calories 339, Carbohydrate 71 g, Protein 14 g, Iron 19%, Vitamin B-6 20%

Kothu Dosai

Kothu Dosai

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Dosas are great source of carbohydrates and proteins
2. Vegetables contains potassium, dietary fiber, folate (folic acid), vitamin A, and vitamin C and maintains blood pressure level
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
Serve with:
1. Coconut Chutney
Tips for Parents:
1. Kothu Dosai with Buttermilk – a good combination
Recipe Link: My Edible Cravings

Idli Upma

Idli Upma

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Idlis are great source of carbohydrates and proteins
2. Vegetables contains potassium, dietary fiber, folate (folic acid), vitamin A, and vitamin C and maintains blood pressure level
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
Serve with:
1. Coconut Chutney
Tips for Parents:
1. Idli upma with Buttermilk – a good combination
Recipe Link: Simple Indian Recipes

Oats and Poha Sukha Bhel

Oats and Poha Sukha Bhel

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Oats contains calcium and fiber. It is good to keep heart healthy
2. Poha contains carbohydrates, proteins, iron and vitamin B
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
Serve with:
Tips for Parents:
1. Any soup would go well with Oats and Poha Sukha Bhel
Recipe Link: Tarla Dalal
Calories: 204, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 361mg, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 7g, Vitamin A: 21%, Vitamin C: 35%

Crispy Vegetable Fritters

Crispy Vegetable Fritters

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Vegetables contains potassium, dietary fiber, folate (folic acid), vitamin A, and vitamin C and maintains blood pressure level
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
2. School Break Time
Serve with:
1. Tomato Sauce
2. Green Chutney
Tips for Parents:
1. You can go with a soup along with crispy vegetable fritters
Recipe Link: Just A Taste
Calories: 204, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 361mg, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 7g, Vitamin A: 21%, Vitamin C: 35%

Khakra Chaat

Khakra Chaat

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: –
Nutritional Value:
1. Whole-wheat contains vitamin B1,vitamin B2,vitamin B3,vitamin E, calcium, iron and fiber
2. Tomatoes contains rich source of vitamins and minerals, 40% of vitamin C as a natural antioxidant
3. Onions are good source of biotin
The Ideal time for serving:
1. After School
Serve with:
1. Mint Chutney
Tips for Parents:
Recipe Link: Archanas Kitchen
Calories: 204, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 361mg, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 7g, Vitamin A: 21%, Vitamin C: 35%

Sweet Corn Pakoda

Sweet Corn Pakoda

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Acts as an antioxidant
The Ideal time for serving:
1. School Break Time
2. After School
Serve with:
1. Green Chutney
Tips for Parents:
1. Other vegetables could be added to increase the nutritional value
Recipe Link: Spice up the curry
Calories 86, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 15 mg, Carbohydrate 19 g, Protein 3.2 g, Vitamin C 11%

Palak Kebab

Palak Kebab

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Contains protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, vitamin B6, folate, calcium and iron
The Ideal time for serving:
1. School Break Time
Serve with:
1. Tomato Sauce
Tips for Parents:
1. You can peas with spinach and prepare kebab. Other vegetables adds as an additional nutrition to the kids.
Recipe Link: Indian Healthy Recipes
Calories 23, Carbohydrate 3.6 g, Protein 2.9 g, Iron 15%, Vitamin C 46%, Vitamin B6 10%, Iron 15%

Sprouts Salad

Sprouts Salad

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Sprouts contains vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin A, proteins, fiber, iron and calcium
The Ideal time for serving:
1. School Break Time
Serve with:
1. Lime Juice
Tips for Parents:
1. Add some pepper and spices to it.
Recipe Link: Veg Recipes Of India
Calories 347, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 15 mg, Carbohydrate 63 g, Protein 24 g, Iron 37%

Seedai

Seedai

Preparation Time: 1 hour
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Rice flour has amazing skin and hair benefits
The Ideal time for serving:
1. School Break Time
2. After School
Serve with:
1. Smoothie
Recipe Link: Raks Kitchen

Murukku

Murukku

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Nutritional Value:
1. Rice flour has amazing skin and hair benefits
The Ideal time for serving:
1. School Break Time
2. After School
Serve with:
1. Smoothie
Recipe Link: Padhus Kitchen