Suji, semolina or rava is a coarse flour, which is obtained by granulating wheat.
The coarse texture of semolina lends a great taste to various dishes and is a good choice for preparing several delicious meals. Now that you know the benefits of semolina, it is a must to add it to your child’s diet but that isn’t an easy task. Children only eat those foods which they find attractive and tasty. So, here’s how you can incorporate it in your child’s diet with ease-
Give a healthy twist to your cakes by making an Orange Syrup Semolina Cake. If your child likes eating cakes, then he/she will love eating this cake and will not be bothered about the ingredients that are used to make the cake.
Since kids love eating pizzas, you can easily make your own pizza base using semolina, and give your child a Semolina Pizza with lots of veggies.
Making kids eat sambhar might not be easy, but if you give them a Twisty Sambhar Pazzta, made with Maggi Pazzta which is made from semolina, they will not be able to say no to it!
Making chhole bhature? Why not prepare your bhaturas using semolina? Give your child healthy Suji Bhature instead of refined flour bhaturas. Not only are these healthier but they are also very crispy!
In winters, if you wish to keep your child warm, make some delicious Dates Semolina Bars and you have a win-win situation. You are satisfied that your child is warm and your child is happy eating these finger-licking bars!
Rasgulla are loved by most kids so you can easily make Suji Rasgulla and treat your child and your family.
You love mushroom soup but your child doesn’t! Well just make some delicious Maggi Pazzta Mushroom Soup and get an empty bowl in minutes.
Apart from the above, you can also replace regular flour with suji to make biscuits and cookies. Semolina kheer, upma, halwa, ladoo, vada, idli and uttapam are commonly made in Indian households and most children like these. Semolina can also be used to thicken your stews and soups. This will not just give you the desired consistency but will also add a wonderful flavor to the dish.
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