Try out these recipes if you are locked down with kids

homemade grape jam
Make this jam preserve in just 10 minutes
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The 21-day lockdown against coronavirus spread has people of all ages looking for ways to spend time in a productive way. Young kids, however, have little to do with no school or play. Parents can still make their lives a little flavourful with interesting and easy dishes.

Here is a list of recipes you can try out that will be hits with your kids and also a relaxing cooking session for yourself. These are simple recipes that you can even get your kids to help you out with.

Pizza dosa

Pizza dosa

Give an Italian makeover to your regular dosas with this recipe. For all the pizza lovers out there, here is a brilliant mash-up of the south Indian rice dosa and Italian pizza flavourings. Crispy dosa topped with mozzarella cheese and Italian seasoning is just a dream come true for all foodies. The method of preparation is so easy that even a child can make it.

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Idli burger

Try this unique idli burger

Put leftover idlis to use by turning them into burger buns. Not only is that an super healthy alternative for regular buns, but also makes a delicious fusion food item.

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Grape jam

homemade grape jam

This is probably the easiest way to preserve grapes as jams that your kid can use every time they get snacky. You can make this in merely 10 minutes and don't even have to worry about buying packaged ones.

A substance called pectin is required to turn the jam into a gel-like consistency. Fruits like apple and papaya contain pectin naturally. So a small piece of apple is used in this recipe. Instead of artificial preservative, lemon juice is used.

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Paneer cutlets

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Since going to their favourite bakery is not an option during the lockdown, you can make them these tasty cutlets at home. With simple and easily available ingredients, this dish is a quick fix. It will keep your kids full for a long time during those mid-meal stretches.

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Spanish omelet

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Loaded with vegetables, the Spanish omelette is a complete meal which is delicious and nutritious. It is an ideal dish to be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It could be a perfect break from lunch or dinner regulars like rice and chappathi.

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