Get Creative With These 5 Delicious Potato Recipes For Toddlers

Potato Recipes

As a parent, you’re always looking for healthy and delicious meals that your little ones will actually eat. Luckily, potatoes are a versatile and budget-friendly ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes. In this blog post, we’ll share five potato recipes that are perfect for toddlers. From cheesy potato patties to mashed potato bites, these recipes are sure to please even the pickiest eaters. So grab your apron and get ready to whip up some tasty and nutritious meals for your little ones!

5 Potato Recipes For Toddlers

1-Quick & Easy Potato Fries-

  • Potatoes (2 medium, sliced lengthwise)
  • Olive oil
  • Black Pepper Powder (1 tsp)
  • Cumin Powder (1tsp)
  • Table salt ( 1 pinch)
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Method Of Preparation-

  • Pre-heat oven to 220 degree centigrade
  • Take the sliced potatoes. It is optional to keep the skin or not as per your kid’s preference. Wash them under running water.
  • Now spread the potato slices on the baking tray evenly.
  • Spray 1-2 tbsp of olive oil on it and bake.
  • Turn the side after few minutes.Bake it until they turn golden.
  • Sprinkle cumin & black pepper powder along with a pinch of salt & serve to your little one!

2-Mashed Potato Dumplings-

  • Potatoes (2 large, boiled & peeled)
  • Onion (1 medium, chopped)
  • Fresh Cilantro Leaves (finely chopped)
  • Oil ( for deep frying)
  • Cumin powder
  • Black pepper powder
  • Salt (1tsp)
  • Chaat masala ( 1 tsp, optional)
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Method of Preparation-

  • Mix all the ingredients together and make a dough of it. Now from that dough, make lemon sized balls and press it horizontally.
  • Heat oil in a pan, and over low flame deep fry these potato balls until they turn golden brown.
  • Strain the excess oil and put on a blotting paper.
  • Serve these with tomato sauce to your toddler!

3-Potato Stuffed Bread cutlets-

  • Potatoes (2 medium, boiled & peeled)
  • Cottage cheese (1/2 cup)
  • Bread slices ( 4, corners removed)
  • Salt (1 tsp)
  • Oil (To fry)
  • Cumin Powder (1tsp)
  • Coriander Powder (1 tsp)
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Method of Preparation-

  • Mashed the boiled potatoes and scramble the cheese to mix them together. Add all the spices together with this mixture.
  • Take one bread slice and dump it in water and quickly take it out. Squeeze the water with your palm. Now take a spoonful of the mashed potato mixture and put in the middle of the slice.
  • Roll it in a round ball with the stuffing inside.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry these cutlets, round or oval that depends on your wish.
  • Serve these with a dip or sauce to your toddler!

4-Mashed potato sandwich-

  • Potatoes (2 medium, boiled and peeled)
  • Onion (1 medium, chopped)
  • Green Peas ( steamed & strained)
  • Bread slices( 4, brown bread )
  • Salt (1 tsp)
  • Ground pepper powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Butter/Ghee
  • Sandwich maker

Method Of Preparation-

  • Firstly mash the potatoes, along with onion & green peas and other spices to make a mixture.
  • Take a slice of brown bread and put the potato mash mixture. Then put another bread slice on top of it.
  • Grease butter or ghee on either sides of the sandwich and put in the sandwich maker. Let it cook for a minute and switch the side.
  • Take out with the help of tangs.
  • Serve these with pizza sauce or any other sauce of your kid’s choice.

5- Potato Stuffed Parantha-

  • Wheat flour ( kneaded into dough)
  • Potatoes (2 large, boiled & peeled)
  • Cilantro leaves (chopped)
  • Onion (1 small, finely chopped)
  • Cumin powder (1tsp)
  • Black pepper powder (1tsp)
  • Salt (1tsp)
  • Butter/ghee to grease parantha
potato stuffed parantha

Method of preparation

  • Make a potato mash mixture by mixing all the spices, onion, cilantro together.
  • Take a lemon sized ball from the dough and with the hel of your finger make a little space for the mashed potato stuffing to go in.
  • Take a spoonful of potato mash and place it in the hole and with your hands cover the stuffing.
  • Now on a flat surface with the help of a rolling pin, give it a round shape of parantha.
  • On a medium flame place a tawa and cook the parantha. Grease it with butter or ghee and cook on both sides.
  • Serve it to your toddler by cutting in small portions.

Well, these were a few potato recipes I have been cooking over a while. Let me know how you liked these.

Potatoes are a versatile and nutritious ingredient that can be incorporated into your toddler’s diet in many ways. From mashed potatoes to potato pancakes, there are plenty of delicious and healthy potato recipes to try. By introducing your child to a variety of potato dishes, you can help them develop a love for this nutrient-packed vegetable. If you have any other favorite potato recipes for toddlers, please share them with us in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you!

Frequently Asked Questions

What are 3 interesting facts about potatoes?

The Spanish word patata is where the term “potato” originates. The potato ranks as the world’s fourth-most significant crop, but first in our opinion. Plant pathology was made possible by the Irish Potato Famine! Fries account for 35% of the output of potatoes, while raw potatoes account for 28% and chips for 13%.

What common foods are made from potato?

A dizzying array of dishes that use fresh potatoes include mashed potatoes, potato pancakes, potato dumplings, twice-baked potatoes, potato soup, potato salad, and potatoes au gratin, to name a few. Fresh potatoes can also be baked, boiled, or fried.

What are the different types of potatoes cooking styles?

Potatoes can be made in a variety of ways, including baked, mashed, roasted, potato salad, au gratin, and scalloped.

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