Vegetable Stir Fry for Kids Recipe with Step by Step Pictures. This can be served with rice for kids.
This is a great dish to include veggies in your little ones diet. You can add whatever veggies you like in this. The addition of nuts powder in this makes it more tasty and healthy for your kids. You can serve this with rice or use as a filling in paratha or use as a filling for roti rolls.
About this Recipe
Stir frying is a Chinese cooking technique that involves frying ingredients in a small amount of very hot oil while stirring or tossing them in a wok. The technique originated in China and has since spread throughout Asia and the Western world. In Western cooking, it is similar to sauteing.
Stir frying and Chinese food have been recommended as both healthy and appealing due to their skillful use of low-fat vegetables, meats, and fish, as well as sauces that are not overly rich, provided calories are kept to a reasonable level.
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Are stir-fry vegetables healthy?
Stir-frying is not only quick and easy, but it is also healthy. It produces tender-crisp vegetables that retain more nutrients than boiled vegetables. And, because stir-frying uses so little oil, the fat content is low.
Ingredients for Healthy Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe
Vegetables are high in folate, a B vitamin that helps your body produce new red blood cells. Folate is especially important for children's health and may help prevent cancer and depression. Vegetables are also high in essential minerals such as copper.
Cumin Seeds :
Cumin has a warm, earthy flavour and aroma that is slightly sweet and bitter. To achieve the best flavour, the whole seeds must be toasted. When applied to rich, savoury ingredients like meat or yoghurt. cumins whole seeds have an earthy heat and brightness thats almost reminiscent of dried lemon peel. Its nutty, floral flavour is
enhanced when combined with fluffy basmati rice.
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Vegetable Stir Fry for Kids
- Vegetables of your choice i used carrots, beans and spring onions - 1 cup
- Ghee - 2 tsp
- Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - ½ tsp optional
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Sugar - ¼ tsp
- Powdered Nuts - 2 tblspn i used cashew, badam and walnuts will work too
- Coriander leaves - 1 tblspn finely chopped
- Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin and let them sizzle.
- Add in veggies and mix well. Cook them for 5 mins or so.
- Add in salt, sugar and pepper and mix well.
- Add in nuts powders and mix well.
- Finally add in coriander leaves and give a good mix.
- Serve with rice
Vegetable Stir Fry Step by Step
|Take all your ingredients|
|you can use ghee or butter for this|
|add little in a pan|
|add in little cumin seeds..this is optional|
|let them sizzle|
|add in veggies..chop them finely|
|give a good mix|
|now the veggies are done|
|add salt, sugar and pepper powder to taste|
|add in nuts powder...( i used cashew, badam and walnuts will work too)|
|add coriander leaves|
|Serve with rice..|