When we say Indian food and cuisine, it is always associated with spices and spicy flavours, which is why a lot of kids prefer to get another dish. But there is more to Indian dishes than spices and aromas.
If you are planning on introducing your kid to Indian cuisine or to a South Indian restaurant in Karama, you can introduce them to these kid-friendly Indian dishes first.
Naan is a common pastry in India and is being sold everywhere in the region. The name came from Persian language which means “flatbread”. This patry is baked in clay oven which is why the texture and look of the bread is a bit fluffy. It comes in different flavours but the cheese naan is definitely one the favourites!
If your kids likes fried dumpling, then they will love this dish. Samosas is a pastry that is filled with savoury stuffing like lentils, potatoes, minced meat, and more. It comes in vegetarian and non-vegetarian.
Tikkas are great appetizers. It is cooked by marinating the meat with yoghurt and spices and is baked in clay oven or tandoor. For the vegetarian version, you can use paneer instead of meat.
This soft and fluffy treats are made of rice and lentils. Idli is a staple breakfast food with a mild taste. This traditional rice cake can be served as it is or put some drizzle of honey on it for a sweeter taste.
- Tandoori Chicken
Tandoori chicken is one of the most popular food served in Indian restaurants or in Indian food delivery in Dubai. It can also be made at home which mean you can serve it at your own convenience. The chicken is marinated in yoghurt and spices and is cooked in tandoor, hence the name.
- Chicken Tikka
Chicken Tikka is the skewer version of Indians. This dish is great for parties and snacks. The chicken is marinated in spices and cooked in skewers or in tandoor as well. You can play on the flavors and spices to make the dish looks appetizing and interesting to children. Just go mild on the spices.
- Kulfi Ice cream
Ice cream is an all-time favourite of kids and India has its own version – the kulfi ice cream. Kulfi is tastes and looks like an ice cream but it is creamier and denser in texture. It also comes in different flavours that kids can enjoy.