I will post two recipes which are pretty popular with kids, easy to make and consume less time.
Recipe 1- Vermicelli Upma
Preparation time - 15-20 mins
5) Boiled Carrots & Peas (Optional)
6) Cashews (Optional)
7) A Pinch of Red chilly powder
8) A pinch of Ajinomoto (Optional if you are very health conscious )
11) Chicken Masala - 1 teaspoon
12) Sugar -2 teaspoon
In a pan , add some oil and saute/ roast vermicelli in that for some minutes till it turns golden brown. Keep aside.
In another large mouthed pan preferably kadhai , put some oil. Add onions and cashews, saute till golden brown. Add tomatoes , boiled carrots and peas. Add salt, chilly powder, chicken masala and saute for 2 or 3 minutes. Once vegetables are cooked, add capsicums and saute for another 1 minute. Add water (1 and a 1/2 cup). Put sugar and bring to boil. Simmer it , add roasted vermicelli which you have kept aside. mix it up properly, add ajinimoto. Serve Hot.
Recipe 2 - Bread upma
Preparation time - 15-20 minutes .
1) Bread - 4/5 slices
2) Boiled Potatoes
4) Tomato Ketchup
5) Curry leaves
6) Mustard seeds
7) Green chillies (optional)
9) A Pinch of pepper powder
[Variation - You can add boiled vegetables like peas, carrots, cauliflower too ]
In a pan, add some oil. Splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves, Add onions and fry till golden brown . Add boiled potatoes, green chillies , a pinch of pepper powder and salt. Saute for 2 mins. Break the bread slices with your hands and put in the pan. Saute till bread are bit roasted. Finally add some tomato ketchup and mix for a minute. Easy, tasty bread upma is done.