Frozen Bananas covered with Chocolate
- 6 ripe bananas
- 1 cup chocolate chips (or drinking chocolate powder)
- Some clean wooden sticks. (On non availability, use fruit forks)
- Peel bananas; cut in half crosswise. Take adult's help in cutting the
- You can also consider cutting bananas into four parts, once crisswise
and once crosswise.
- Insert a wooden stick (or fruit forks) into flat end of each banana
- Lay bananas on a shallow pan and leave it in the deep freezer. Freeze
for about 3 hours.
- Melt chocolate chops over hot water, take adult's help.
- With a spatula or large spoon, quickly spread melted chocolate over each
- Chocolate will become firm right away, coming in contact with cold
bananas. Make thick coats.
- Wrap each banana in foil; store in freezer, serve chilled.
Cheese Cherry Pineapple
Buy cheese cubes, and tinned pineapple and tinned cherry. Buy a box of
toothpics as well.
Take adult's help and cut small cubes of cheese, small pieces of
pineapple, and cherries into half.
Put a cube of cheese at the bottom and half cherry at top. Put a
pineapple piece in between. Pierce the full row with a toothpick.
Make 30 to 40 pieces of such sticks, and your cheese cherry pineapple
snack is ready.
Serve this dip with slices of fresh fruit.
- 1 cup vanilla yogurt, or mix some drops of vanilla essence with normal yogart.
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- sliced fresh fruits, like apple, pineapple, guava, etc.
Combine vanilla yogart and cinnamon. Mix well;
chill for at least 1 hour. Serve with fresh fruit slices.
Chicken and Rice Salad for about 6
You will need:
- 1.5 cups rice, and then boil it. (Take adult's help)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1.5 tablespoons of red capsicum, diced
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1.5 cups boiled peas
- 1.5 cups celery or coriander leaves, diced
- 1.5 cups cooked chicken, diced
- If you please, you can also add kasundi, for garnishing.
- Combine mayonnaise, red capsicum, pepper, and salt.
- Add celery or
coriander leaves, peas, chicken and cooled rice.
- Chill for at least 1 hour.
- Serve on salad greens; garnish with kasundi.
Easy to make Cookie
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 cups white sugar (or sugar free, to taste)
- 6 tablespoons cocoa
- 1 cup coconut (granules)
- 3 cups rolled oats (cornflakes can be used on non availability of rolled
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- In saucepan over medium-high heat put milk, butter, sugar and cocoa.
Adult Help required.
- Bring to a rolling boil. Remove from heat.
- Add vanilla, oats and coconut. Mix.
- Drop by teaspoon onto waxpaper lined baking sheets. Take Adult help.
- Allow to set.
- You can decorate by placing slices of cherries, cashew nuts etc on top.
These are nearly non cooking recipes that kids can cook, have fun and
enjoy the festival.
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