Back to School immunity boosting lunch box recipes from India Gate
Back to School is finally what it means and as children gear up to enter campuses after a year of distant learning; let health and nutrition remain a priority. Building up a strong immunity is more important than ever, and one of the best ways to do this is through eating the right food.
Lunch box and tiffin meals have an important role to play in maintaining nutritional balance in kids.
The experts at India Gate share tasty snack picks that are packed with nutrients to support a healthy immune system.
300 g flour
100 g India Gate quinoa cooked uncooked
300 g sugar
300 g butter
175 g hazelnut powder
1.5 g baking soda
Fennel seeds as per your preference
Cream butter and sugar well.
Add all dry ingredients.
Mix using paddle attachment until well incorporated.
Add fennel as per your choice.
Roll and cut out into desired shape.
Bake 18 to 20 mins. at 180 degree
Quick Quinoa Tacos
India Gate Quinoa 100g
Taco shells 4
Chopped gerkins & capers 30g
Diced peppers 20g
Tomato ketchup 30g
Chopped Parsley 20g
Worcestershire sauce 3tspn
Tabasco 1 tspn
Lemon juice 1tspn
Cook the quinoa in stock
Mix it with all the ingredients
Stuff into the Taco Shells
To Serve: Pour over generous amount of eggless mayo and sprinkle with chopped parsley.
Veg Quinoa Frankie
1 cup India Gate Quinoa
2 bell peppers
400 gms black beans, rinsed and drained
400 gms diced tomatoes, drained
2 tablespoon Taco seasoning
Shredded yellow and mozzarella cheese
Cook quinoa according to package directions.
Saute the thinly slice onion and bell pepper with taco seasoning over medium heat for 7-10 minutes
Mix quinoa with beans, diced tomatoes and remaining taco seasoning. Stir well to combine.
Assemble the burritos: put the quinoa mixture with sautéed onion/pepper, both the cheese, on to tortillas. Roll up, tucking both sides.
Serve with sour cream
Crusted Podi Spiced Tofu
250 gms firm tofu
¼ cup India Gate Quinoa
1 tsp chutney podi
½ tsp chilli powder
Salt to taste
Oil to grease grill pan
Roughly pound the quinoa or lightly whizz it in the mixer. You don’t want it to be powdered just slightly broken
Mix all spices with pounded quinoa
Coat sliced tofu with spiced quinoa and lightly sauté on a grill pan
Serve with a lettuce salad