Being an Indian, we all love having a multicourse lavish meal for lunch, but things get changed when you have to settle abroad, especially with children. The simple Semiya, Upma, Rice, Roti are no more your kids’ favourite. They like having food that is appealing and less messy. Preparing what they want needs attention. This starts with finding recipes that are easy to cook, keeping your kid’s taste in mind so that they don’t come home without eating, and most importantly prepared following healthy diet principle. Here are some of the best ideas for packing School Lunch Box for Indian Kids in USA, these are surely going to help you make your task a bit easy.
School Lunch Box Ideas for Kids
Instead of packing single dish in a lunch box, you can add a twist by keeping a portion of fruits, desserts, and salad along. This way you child will have a balanced diet which is healthy and delicious.
Garden Fresh Sandwich
Sandwiches, we all know are one of the easiest and fastest food that you can prepare for lunch box. This time add some garden fresh leafy veggies to make it delicious and healthy all the more. Use a bread of your choice to make it. You can pick the vegetable from cucumber, tomato, onion, lettuce leaves/ spring onion, etc., add mayonnaise, sausage, cheese, and/ or sauce to enhance the taste. You can try burgers in a similar way, using buns.
Veg Chow Mein
Chow Mein, the favourite Chinese fast food is loved by many, especially the children. You can add vegetable of your choice to make it even more delicious.
Potato Grilled Sandwich
This is an Indian style sandwich stuffed with masala potato to add a tangy taste. First, boil the potatoes, mash it and add spices to prepare the stuff. Add a layer of this filling on whole wheat bread and a put another slice to cover. Bake it and your sandwich is ready for your kids’ lunch box. You can also try other similar variants like Chocolate, jam, and egg sandwich.
Prepare Pasta using basic ingredients to make it healthier. You can use a lot of veggies from tomatoes, onions, carrots, capsicum, peas, baby corn, cauliflower, broccoli florets, and so on to make it tastier.
Chapatti is a rich of carbohydrates, so forms a part of healthy food too. Turn the simple Roti attractive by making it into a roll. Here is what you can do. Bake the chapattis and prepare the filling with finely chopped green vegetables. Once everything is ready, make chapatti rolls and stuff it with the veggies. Wrap it properly so that it does not open. If your child likes sauce, you can add it too. This is an easy spring rolls recipe for your kid’s lunch.