Recipe for kids: Peas and rice

Recipe for kids: Peas and rice

This one-dish meal looks pretty and tastes yummy! Light and tasty, it packs well into lunchboxes so your kids can have a hearty and nourishing meal in school.

recipe for kids

Sneak in some peas in this yummy rice dish!

You will need:

¾ cup long grain white rice, washed and drained

1 ¼ cup water

2 tablespoon rice bran oil

2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped

1 roll fish cake, cut into cubes

1 cup frozen peas

1 egg, lightly beaten

Salt to taste


Place rice and water in a rice cooker and cook until done. Leave to cool.

Heat oil in a work and stir-fry garlic until fragrant. Add fish cake and rice, and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add peas and cook for another 2 minutes. Season with salt.

Create a space in the centre of rice and add egg. Allow egg to set, then scramble. Mix rice and egg well. Dish out and serve hot.

What’s your kid’s favourite lunchbox snack? Do you have other recipe for kids to share? Tell us all about it by commenting below!

Source: Smart Food for Tweens by Anna Jacob and Ng Hooi Lin


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Justina Goh

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