Colorful ulam ideas to make your kid enjoy their next meal

Colorful ulam ideas to make your kid enjoy their next meal

It’s difficult to make your kid eat food during meal times, let alone eat healthier food choices. That’s why we’ve listed 3 ways to easily appeal to your child’s taste through colorful ulam ideas that are still healthy with just a touch of fun. 

Rainbow Spring Rolls

These ulam ideas that’s so cute and colorful that your kid will surely enjoy feasting on them. It’s an easy way to make mealtime fun and healthy at the same time. 

Ingredients

  • 8 spring roll wrappers

Vegetables for filling

  • 1 small red pepper
  • 1 small carrot peeled and finely grated
  • 1 small green pepper
  • 1/4 small red cabbage

For bean vermicelli

  • 100 g of Mega Prime Choices Vermicelli (Sotanghon 250g)
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • salt
  • black pepper

Directions

  • Prepare the vegetables by washing them thoroughly and then cut them into small pieces. I used the slicing blade of my food processor to finely slice the bell peppers and the red cabbage. I then used the grating blade to finely grate the peeled carrot.
  • Boil some water and add in the rice or bean vermicelli, soaking for as long as instructed on the package of your particular noodles.
  • Meanwhile, heat some extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil in a frying pan and add in a finely minced garlic clove. Once you have finished soaking the noodles, drain them and throw them into the pan with the oil and garlic. Add a bit of turmeric, salt, and pepper, and sauté all of the ingredients together for a minute or two.
  • Once you have prepared all of the colored ingredients, separate them into bowls to make it easier to put the spring rolls together.
  • Dampen a clean cotton cloth and spread it out on your counter.
  • Take a spring roll wrapper and dip it into a pan full of water for around 5 seconds. Shake off the excess water and place the wrapper onto the prepared cloth.
  • Start placing the ingredients onto the wrapper. I begin on the left side with the red peppers followed by the orange carrots, the vermicelli that has been seasoned with turmeric, the green peppers, and then ending with some red cabbage on the left side. Try to keep the ingredients in the center of the wrapper, leaving at least around an inch free on either side (and top and bottom).
  • Fold both the top and bottom of the wrapper over the ingredients, and then carefully proceed to roll up the spring roll starting from one side and pushing the ingredients into the center as you finish rolling it up. The spring roll should seal itself when you finish wrapping the clean edge over your roll.
  • Continue forming rolls with the remaining ingredients and serve immediately or store in the fridge for later.
  • Serve with the dipping sauce of your choice. I like to mix some soy sauce with a bit of lime juice and honey.

Ham Egg & Cheese Roll-Ups

These roll-ups are the perfect low-carb substitute to your favorite breakfast burrito and can be easily served to kids! These ulam ideas are so fast that you can even make it for a crowd and you can add more veggies inside! Start your kid’s morning off on the right foot. 

Ingredients

  • 10 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 can of Mega Prime Whole Mushroom (198g)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. Butter
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded cheddar
  • 1 c. baby spinach
  • 1 c. chopped tomatoes
  • 20 slices ham

Directions

  • Heat broiler. In a large bowl, crack eggs. Whisk together with garlic powder and season with salt and pepper.
  • In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add eggs and scramble, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. Stir in cheddar until melted, then stir in baby spinach and tomatoes until combined.
  • On a cutting board, place two slices of ham. Top with a big spoonful of scrambled eggs and roll up. Repeat with remaining ham and scrambled eggs.
  • Place roll-ups in a shallow baking dish and broil until ham is crispy, 5 minutes.

Gluten-Free Broccoli-Crust Pizza Recipe

Who doesn’t love pizza, right? But of course, we don’t want a greasy and unhealthy type of pizza. We’ve created ulam ideas that will surely be enjoyed by the kids and yet still packed with nutrients for them, not to mention colorful. 

Ingredients

  • 1 large head broccoli, chopped and steamed
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 can of Mega Prime Whole Mushroom (198g)
  • 2 c. shredded mozzarella, divided
  • 1/2 c. Parmesan, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 c. marinara sauce
  • 1/4 c. pepperoni
  • Fresh basil, for serving

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • In a food processor, pulse steamed broccoli until grated. Squeeze water out. Transfer broccoli to a large bowl and add egg, 1 cup mozzarella, and ¼ cup Parmesan. Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Transfer dough to a parchment-lined, greased baking sheet and shape into a thin, round crust. Bake until golden and dried out, 20 minutes.
  • Top with marinara, remaining cheeses and pepperoni, and bake until cheese is melted and crust is crispy, 10 minutes more. Garnish with basil.

Let us know in the comments how your kids enjoyed the meal with these ulam ideas for dinner! We would also love to know more about which ingredients you want new recipes for. Don’t forget to share this article with your friends and family, we hope you continue to support the Prime Mom Club.

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