These easy Indian recipes are perfect kid friendly food that your family will love!
Yes, Indian food can definitely be kid friendly! I mean, think about it – what do kids in India eat? Indian food!! With a few simple recipes and a few key tips, your kids can also learn how to love eating Indian food with you!
A lot of people think that Indian food is too spicy to serve to kids. And while there is a lot of food that is spicy, not everything is so spicy hot that it can’t be enjoyed by little palates. For more on how to start adding more spice and flavor to your meals, check out my guide on how to spice food for kids.
Palak Paneer is a popular North Indian dish made with paneer cheese (an Indian fresh farmer’s cheese) and simmered in a rich flavorful sauce of spinach and aromatic spices. This simple instant pot version is a delicious meatless meal the whole family will love.
This simple raita recipe is made with creamy yogurt, cool cucumber and fresh cilantro to create a cooling sauce that is perfect to serve with your family’s Indian meal. This cucumber raita is a perfect dip to serve with spiced dishes like chicken tikka masala to help cool it down.
Lemon Rice is a South Indian favorite! Here used as an easy side dish, this quick recipe is flavored with garlic, turmeric, mustard and lemon! A simple recipe to add to your family’s dinner table with a bright yellow color and kid-friendly flavors.
This sourdough naan recipe is so easy its foolproof! Delicious and flavorful naan is right around the corner with this great recipe!
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Jenni lives in Des Moines, Iowa with her amazing husband, three girls, three dogs who think they are children, and two feisty cats. She is the creator of The Gingered Whisk, a recipe blog dedicated to finding easy, healthy-ish, and tasty weeknight meals that kids and adults alike will love, and the author of "Adventures in Meal Planning." She is super passionate about helping every member of a family learn to love great food. When not cooking, eating, or thinking about food, she is often hiking around area parks, creating intricate legos castles with her girls, watching nerdy tv with her husband, or curled up in a corner somewhere reading a good book.