Cooking Without Fire Recipes For Kids

This summer put your hot stove to rest and make some delicious cooking without fire recipes. From salads to milkshakes to bruschettas, these recipes so easy to make that your child can chip in too!

By Siddiqha Naseem

Cooking Without Fire Recipes For Kids
Cooking without fire recipes are not only easy but delicious too!

It’s that time of the year again when your kitchen feels like a hot oven and you do not want to switch on your stoves to make things worse. But summer is also the time when kids are home and enjoy gorging on freshly-made food. Parents need to constantly put on their thinking caps to dish out something tasty and healthy. To help you with that, Ranveer Brar a Celebrity Chef, TV show host, judge and food stylist brings to you some enticing no fire recipes that are less risky to make, especially with kids around. And what's more? The little ones can join in the fun too! So, go on and try these cooking without fire recipes for kids!

Cooking without fire recipes

1. Almond milkshake

Cooking Without Fire Recipes For Kids
Almond Milkshake

Preparation time: 5 mins + overnight soaking

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 12-15 almonds, soaked overnight and skin removed
  • 2 cups soy milk or cow’s milk, chilled
  • 2 tbsp sugar or honey
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • 5-6 ice cubes (optional)

Method:

  1. Add all the ingredients to a mixer jar and blend well.
  2. Pour the milkshake in a tall glass and serve chilled.

2. Apple walnut orange salad

Cooking Without Fire Recipes For Kids
Apple walnut orange salad

Preparation time: 15 mins

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

For salad

  • 1 apple, cored and cubed
  • ½ cup orange segments
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • Few mint leaves

For dressing

  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp honey

Method:

  1. In a bowl take orange juice and vinegar. 
  2. Add olive oil while whisking, simultaneously.
  3. Now add salt, honey and mix well.
  4. Add apple, orange and walnuts and give it a gentle toss. 
  5. Arrange on a serving plate.
  6. Garnish with mint leaves and drizzle the dressing over it. Ready to serve.

3. Apple and fennel salad

Cooking Without Fire Recipes For Kids
Apple and fennel salad

Prep time: 10 mins

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fennel, cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp celery, cut into small cubes
  • ½ cup apple, cut lengthwise
  • ¼ cup red raddish, small roundels
  • ¼ cup walnuts

For dressing

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Salt to taste

For garnish

  • 4-5 Parmesan strips
  • Few coriander sprigs

Method:

  1. For the salad, toss all the ingredients together and place on the serving plate.
  2. For the dressing mix all the ingredients and drizzle it over the salad.
  3. Now garnish the salad with Parmesan strips and coriander sprigs. Ready to serve.

4. Cheddar tomato bruschetta

Cooking Without Fire Recipes For Kids
Cheddar tomato bruschetta

Preparation time: 5 mins

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small French baguette or normal bread
  • Few fresh basil leaves
  • Cheddar cheese shavings
  • Fresh cracked pepper, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • ½ tsp honey or sugar

Method:

  1. Combine tomato, salt, pepper, honey, olive oil in a bowl and mix. Keep aside.
  2. Now cut the French baguette in slices and toast them lightly.
  3. Portion out the tomato mixture on each slice of bread.
  4. Roughly tear some basil leaves and garnish.
  5. Lastly top it off with cheddar cheese shavings.
  6. Ready to serve.

5. Chikoo milkshake

Cooking Without Fire Recipes For Kids
Chikoo milkshake

Preperation time: 5 mins

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 5 chikoos, deskinned and deseeded
  • 1 ¼ cups normal milk or soy milk, chilled
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 ½ tbsp sugar or honey
  • Pinch of cinnamon powder
  • 5-6 ice cubes (optional)

Method:

  1. Take a mixer jar, add in all the ingredients and blend well.
  2. Pour the milkshake in a serving glass and serve chilled.
  3. Garnish with a pinch of cinnamon powder and a few chunks of chikoo.

6. Figs and banana smoothie

Cooking Without Fire Recipes For Kids
Figs and Banana smoothie

Preparation time: 10 mins

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 5-6 figs
  • ½ banana
  • ½ tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence (optional)
  • ½ cup yoghurt
  • 4-5 ice cubes
  • 1 fig, for garnish

Method:

  1. Remove the pulp from the fig and put it in a mixer jar.
  2. Add in banana pieces, honey, yoghurt and ice cubes. Blend well.
  3. Pour the smoothie in a tall glass and garnish with a slices of fig. Serve chilled.

Try out these mouth-watering dishes just by tossing in a few healthy ingredients together. Since these are recipes that involve cooking without fire, it is safe and your kids will also love joining you to make something exciting this vacation. Have fun!

About the author:

Written by Siddiqha Naseem on 28th March 2019.

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