As summer approaches, so do the family pleasures and the rise in the kid’s energy levels. So if you hear the phrase ‘I am hungry’ all the time, you shouldn’t be surprised. With the outdoor adventures and activities on board, kids are always going to expect something filling and new. We have come up with a few dishes that won’t take up much of your time in the kitchen and can also involve the kids to help around. These simple and quick recipes are not only a fun way to bond but will also help treasure memories. Read on to know more about these recipes.
- Fried Ice Cream
While normal ice creams are a saviour to beat the heat, we have added a little twist on the dessert. Originating from Mexico, this recipe is a bold yet simple one to prepare. Scroll down to know how to make this dish.\
- 2 cups crushed cornflakes cereal
- ½ cup butter
- 2 tsp. cinnamon powder
- 3 tbsp. sugar
- Vanilla Icecream
- Whipped cream
- Place a parchment paper on a small tray and have 2-3 scoops of vanilla ice cream placed side by side. Keep the tray in the freezer till it gets firm
- Add the cornflakes in the food processor and mix it into fine crumbs
- Melt the butter in a non-stick pan on medium flame and add the crumbs and cinnamon. Stir and cook it well for 5 minutes
- Turn off the flame and add the sugar. Give it a good mix
- Transfer the mixture into a separate bowl and let it cool
- Take out the ice cream from the freezer and place one scoop into the mixture. Roll it over to coat it evenly. Repeat this process until you acquire the desired thickness of the coating. This is as per your convenience
- In a deep fryer, place the coated balls for 15 seconds until they turn golden brown
- Drain the excess oil on paper towels and serve immediately with whipped cream
2. VeggieRainbow Wraps
This colourful and healthy recipe is dreamy and delicious. It checks the vital nutrients that are needed to keep the kids energised and makes for a playful snack. Dig in to know how to make this super healthy dish.
- Whole-wheat tortillas
- 1 cup hummus
- 2 carrots cuts in thin slices
- 1 thinly sliced yellow bell pepper
- 1 thinly sliced red bell pepper
- ½ cup thinly sliced purple cabbage
- ½ cup baby spinach
- Take a bowl and add the yellow bell pepper, red bell pepper, carrots, purple cabbage and spinach leaves. Give it a good toss
- On a plate, place and open the tortilla roll
- Spread the hummus evenly over the tortilla, leaving about 1-inch border all around to place the vegetables
- Place the vegetable mix in a row on the tortilla
- Roll up the tortilla tightly and cut it with even spaces to serve.
3. Corn Cake
Corn cakes make ideal appetizers and excellent side dishes as well. They come together so smoothly and can be enjoyed with any dip of your choice. This dish requires minimal ingredients but keeping the wholesome factor intact. Read on to get the recipe.
- 1 cup freshly cooked corn
- 1 chopped tomato
- 1 egg
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- ¼ cup chopped green onions
- ¼ cup plus 2 tbsp. whole wheat flour
- ½ tsp. baking powder
- A pinch ofsalt
- A pinch of pepper
- In a large bowl, combine the corn, tomato, green onions and egg. Mix it well
- Slowly add the flour and baking powder into the mixture, with the help of a sieve
- Add salt and pepper into the bowl, and whisk it until you get a thick consistency
- Pour the oil into a saucepan on medium heat. Once you see the steam from the vessel, take a spoonful of the mixture and add it to the pan. Cook for around 3 minutes till the bottom is light brown and flip it to the other side. Cook for another 3 minutes till it turns into the same shade.
- Take it off from the pan and place it on a plate to cool down for a minute to serve
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