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NOODLE HEARTS, sure to vet your children’s appetite!

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noodle hearts

The familiar taste of maggi noodles, a new shape that grabs attention, the goodness of almonds – what’s not to like about these NOODLE HEARTS. If your kid won’t be intrigued by the shape, they will definitely by the taste. Make it for their lunch boxes or evening snacks, and you have one more food option that the kids will just never get tired of.

INGREDIENTS-

  • 1 Pack (100g/4oz) of noodles (Maggi or Ramen)
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. Whole Wheat flour (atta)
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 carrot – grated (3/4 cup)
  • ¾ cup finely chopped cabbage
  • 1 tbsp. almond powder (8 – 10 almonds, ground)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 noodles

METHOD-

  1. Begin by boiling Maggi noodles in just one cup water on medium flame till the water gets absorbed
  2. Next, melt the butter in a heavy bottomed pan on low heat.
  3. Add flour into the butter and stir fry for 1 minute. Remove from heat and cool. Add milk next, stirring continuously till lumps dissolve and return the pan to heat again.
  4. Add carrots, cabbage, almond powder to the flour batter in the pan and cook till thick. Put a pinch of salt into it.
  5. Finally, add the boiled noodles to the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes more and keep mixing the noodles gently. Do not mash the noodles.
  6. Cook till the mixture turns thick enough to be shaped into cutlets. Remove from heat. Cool.
  7. With oiled hands, make heart shaped cutlets and refrigerate overnight. Next morning shallow or deep fry.

These delicious tasty Noodle Hearts make for a quick and healthy snack option for the kids evening tea. When you make them, we’d love to see what you do. Share with us photos on your version of these rolls on our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/kidsdirectorybangalore

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