Protein-Packed Veg Lunch Box For Kids

Stir-Fried Mixed Veggies – Protein-Packed Lunch Box For Kids

The immunity of kids is still developing, regular intake of nutrient-loaded food can contribute to boost the immunity and also provide much-needed energy throughout the day. Berries are the healthiest food options on earth, super delicious, and offer impressive health benefits. Dried berries like strawberries, blueberries and blackberries are rich in antioxidants, natural fibre and protect the cell.

In today’s meal box I have included dried berries and desi super nut -almond. Since my kiddo enjoys mixed veggies today’s lunch is a powerhouse of plant protein. The stir-fried vegetables are super crunchy, excellent in taste, and light on the tummy. The mixed vegetables offer energy to the child and can also be consumed by adults as a weight loss recipe. Here goes the quick recipe for stir-fried mixed veggies.

Stir-Fried Mixed Veggies – Protein-Packed Lunch Box For Kids


Ingredients to Stir-Fried Mixed Veggies

  • Paneer Cubes- 1/2 Cup
  • Cauliflower florets – 1/4 Cup
  • Baby corn – 3 nos
  • Pepper Powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Italian seasoning – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Butter – 2 spoon
  • Salt To Taste


Method to Prepare Stir-Fried Mixed Veggies

  1. Steam cook cauliflower and baby corn for 5-7 minutes on medium flame.
  2. Take a frying pan, add butter, roast paneer cubes, and roast in medium flame for 3-4 minutes or until it turns golden in color.
  3. Add in steamed baby corn and cauliflower florets to the paneer and stir fry all the veggies for 5-7 minutes in medium flame.
  4. Add Italian seasoning, pepper powder, and salt. Cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  5. Pipping hot stir fried mixed veggies is ready.


  1. You can replace paneer with tofu.
  2. Feel free to add in vegetables of your choice and tweak the in the quantity.
  3. Replacing butter with olive oil gives additional taste to the stir-fried veggies.




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  1. Stir fry veggies is a great way to let kids get in the habit of eating veggies with interest. Sometimes boring vegetables can be turned into something tasty by giving it a twist.

    Alpana Deo

  2. Wow! I loved the concept of having fried mix-veggies in the kid’s lunch box. Indeed a box full of nutrients, in no time. Top of that a good change from the regular platter. I am definitely going to try this for my kiddos.

  3. Thanks for sharing the recipe Hema..stir fried vegetables are Loaded with vegetables and are very healthy for children.. this gets them into the habit of eating vegetables

  4. That is such a wonderful way of ensuring kids get the daily dose of veggies as well. Even I usually saute few veggies and sprinkle them with salt and pepper to make it interesting for kids. I loved your presentation so much. It for sure makes it looks yummy to kids.

  5. Building immunity in kids is a gradual process and the right intake of nutrition plays an intricate role in it. My daughter still isn’t a fan of a few veggies but loves eating paneer. I shall give this a try soon.

  6. The dabba looks so nutritious. The stir fry veggies are one of the best and quickest way to give kids the proteins. Would try the recipe.

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