Friday, February 7, 2014

Kids Lunch Box Recipes Idea8 - Peanut Rice, Carrot Stir Fry and Vadam

Peanut Rice, Carrot Stir Fry and Vadam
Todays menu is a south indian lunchbox with peanut rice,carrot stir fry and vadam. I am sure most kids will like peanuts and carrots so thats the combo for today.....also peanut rice is flavourful so a mild subtle stir fry will pair very well with that...and color vadams to bite inbetween :)

The main challenge we face while packing lunchbox for kids is to satisfy kids demands else the lunchbox returns right back untouched...But at the same time make sure we are ontrack to include healthy items too atleast hidden......Waiting to see the lunchboxes empty is every mothers wish....though it doesnt seem to happen everyday, the distant dream remains the same...and now thats a everyday battle between kids and mothers....:)
Peanut Rice, Carrot Stir Fry and Vadam

Kids Lunch Box Menu8 - Peanut Rice, Carrot Stir Fry and Vadam

Preparation Time : 25 mins | Cooking Time : 35 mins
Recipe Category: Lunch | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

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Here is the lunch box menu for today:

Peanut Rice
Carrot Stir Fry
SagoVadam / Killu Vadam

My Notes:

  • You can make the spice powder for peanut rice the before night itself and refrigerate it. As we are roasting coconut well, it will not get spoiled easily.
  • Grate carrot and store it in clean containers and refrigerate it.
  • In the morning just make rice, mix with the peanut spice powder and temper it...your peanut rice is ready.Then carrot poriyal gets done in just few mins , meanwhile you can fry the vadams.
Peanut Rice, Carrot Stir Fry and Vadam

Written by: SHARMILEE J


  1. looks so yum.. kids would love this for sure

  2. Tasty and delicious !!

  3. That looks so yum and delicious!

  4. I would love to have this for my lunch! Looks too good!

  5. Oh man!! this looks so good.. I wish to have to have this for my lunch :). Healthy, filling perfect. Great idea for children.


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