28 Aug

Kids in the Kitchen

Chicken Cheese Fingers



250 gms chicken cubes

1 tsp paprika powder

1 tsp oregano

½ tsp black pepper powder

½ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp salt or to taste

1 cup cheddar cheese grated

1 cup all-purpose flour

2 eggs (beaten)

2 bread crumbs

Oil for frying



In chopper, add chicken cubes and chop well to make a mince. Take out mince in a bowl, add paprika powder, oregano, black pepper powder, garlic powder, salt, cheddar cheese and mix until well combined. Grease your hand with oil, take a mixture and make a ball and roll out in finger shape, coat in all purpose flour then dip into beaten eggs and coat in bread crumbs and keep it in freezer for 2 hours. These can be stored up to 1 month in freezer. In frying pan, heat oil and fry until golden brown.



Pineapple Lemonade



½ cup sugar

1 cup lemon juice

1 cup pineapple juice

2 tablespoons lime juice



To make the simple syrup, combine sugar and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved; let cool. In a large pitcher, whisk together simple syrup, lemon juice, pineapple juice, lime juice and 5 cups water. Place in the refrigerator until chilled. Serve over ice.



Meethi Tikiyan



½ cup hot milk

1 cup sugar

5-6 tsp ghee

2 cups all purpose flour

3 tbsp sesame seeds

4 tbsp desiccated coconut

¾ cup semolina

1 tsp cardamom powder

Oil for frying



In jug, add milk, sugar, ghee and mix well until sugar is dissolved. In bowl, add all-purpose flour, sesame seeds, desiccated coconut, semolina, cardamom powder and mix well. Gradually add milk mixture and knead to form dough, cover and let it rest for 1 hour (makes 10-12 pieces). Grease your hands with oil and divide dough into two equal parts. Roll out dough with the help of rolling pin and cut with cutter. In a wok, heat oil and fry on medium low flame until light golden.



Mango Julius Mocktail



1 cup of fresh or frozen mango juice

2 ounces​ ​milk

1 tsp vanilla extract or essence

2 tbsp sugar

1 scoop of​ ​vanilla ice cream



Place all ingredients in a blender with 1/2 cup of ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into a chilled jar or glass. If the mix is too thick, add more juice or water. If it’s too thin, add more ice or ice cream. You can top it with fresh whipped cream also.


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