Lunch Box Suggestion

Indian Lunch Box Recipes | Lunch Ideas Indian – Pack a flavorful punch for midday meals with these easy and delicious recipes perfect for your lunch box.


Sweet Apple Pulao Rice

Appetizers, Desserts, Low Calorie, Lunch Box Suggestion, Main Course, Rice

  Apple rice pulao is a delightful blend of flavors. Combining apples, cranberries, raisins, and spices like cinnamon and cloves creates a wonderfully aromatic dish. It has the sweetness and tartness of apples, making it a versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a main meal, side, snack, or even as a lunchbox meal. If […]

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Vegetable Biryani (Instant Pot)

Instant Pot, Lunch Box Suggestion, Rice

Vegetable Biryani is a complete, satisfying, one-dish meal. My mother would often say this dish is a fancy name for vegetable pulao. However, I think it is more than that. The secret behind this flavorful Vegetable Biryani is a spice mixture that creates the perfect balance of flavors. Basmati rice with a mix of fresh vegetables combined with this spice mixture turns into a dish of perfection! If you follow my steps, you’ll see I try to make this recipe as simple as possible. Vegetable Biryani also makes a great lunch box meal. Make sure to check out the footnotes to see how you can make this dish vegan.

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Avocado Paratha

Breads, Lunch Box Suggestion, Vegan

Avocado Paratha, these days I’m spending a lot of time at home, so I decided to experiment in the kitchen. I had one extra avocado left after making some guacamole dip. Avocados seem to be very popular these days most often served as “Avocado Toast”. I decided to put an Indian twist and use the extra avocado in delicious flavorful parathas. It actually turned out great and I enjoyed, but I think it needed a few tweaks. I added some extra spices and it turned out even better.

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Grilled Caprese Sandwich (Veggie Sandwich With Pesto)

Kid-Friendly, Lunch Box Suggestion, Quick & Easy, Sandwiches

For this delicious Caprese Sandwich, I have been experimenting with pesto lately and tried out this sandwich after my granddaughter requested me to make it for her. This recipe is super easy to put together on the go and it makes for the perfect lunchbox or tiffin meal.

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Palak (Spinach) Puri

Breads, Breakfast Recipes, Kid-Friendly, Lunch Box Suggestion, Party Recipes, Quick & Easy, Vegan

Palak Puri is a whole wheat fried bread made with many different flavors. Adding the spinach with a few spices makes the Puri very yummy and healthy. These puris can be served with any meal and add a nice green color to any menu. You can also serve them with afternoon tea or even pack them up for a lunch box meal.

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Tawa Pulao Mumbai Style (Pav Bhaji Pulao)

Gluten Free, Lunch Box Suggestion, Quick & Easy, Rice, Street Food Recipes, Vegan

Tawa Pulao is a popular street dish of Mumbai that is very similar in style to Pav Bhaji. The secret behind this flavorful Tawa Pulao is that it’s mixture of spices that creates the perfect balance of flavors. The recipe incorporates vegetables that are still crunchy and not mushy like Pav Bhaji. This is a one dish meal and also a good lunch box meal.

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Baked Vegetable Idli

Appetizers, Breakfast Recipes, Diwali, Kid-Friendly, Lunch Box Suggestion, Navaratri, Party Recipes, Quick & Easy, Snacks

Baked vegetable Idli makes for a healthy and delicious appetizer or side dish. They are very eye-appealing and great to put out at a gathering for guests to pop into their mouth. They are the perfect addition to any menu because they are so easy to make. Idlies have a unique texture because they are soft but also slightly crisp on the bottom. Baked vegetable idli are best served with coconut chutney if served as an appetizer or with samber if served with the main meal.

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Paneer Sandwich

Breakfast Recipes, Kid-Friendly, Lunch Box Suggestion, Paneer (Indian Cheese), Quick & Easy, Sandwiches, Snacks

Paneer Sandwich is a quick and easy to make. Paneer Sandwich is healthy and tastes delicious. This is a perfect lunch box option, especially for the kids.

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Aloo ki Kachori

Appetizers, Breads, Breakfast Recipes, Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Karwa Chauth, Krishna Janmashtami, Lunch Box Suggestion, Party Recipes, Vegan

Aloo Ki kachori is a delicious, spicy, fried puff bread. Aloo Ki kachori can be part of the main meal or it can even be served for breakfast with a hot cup of chai. This kachori also makes a mouthwatering appetizer that can be served with Green Chutney as chaat.

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Aloo Palak Paratha (Flatbread with Potato and Spinach stuffing)

Breads, Breakfast Recipes, Lunch Box Suggestion

Aloo Palak Ka Paratha, a flat bread with a potato spinach stuffing. This paratha is a perfect breakfast treat for the family and friends. Aloo Palak ka Paratha also makes a good lunch box meal to take to work or school. My favorite way to serve Aloo Palak Ka Paratha, with yogurt, or Tomato chutney.

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Vegan Mac and Cheese, Quick and Easy

Fusion, Kid-Friendly, Lunch Box Suggestion, Quick & Easy, Vegan

Vegan Macaroni and Cheese is made with dairy free cheese. This quick, easy recipe is creamy and delicious. Mac and cheese has always been a comfort food in my family. My son is on a dairy free diet and one day while craving for Mac and Cheese, asked about making vegan cheese. I experimented with many recipes and finally my son was happy with the result. To my surprise my grand-kids also enjoyed this vegan mac and cheese. This was a surprise success at my house.

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Paneer Pulao

Gluten Free, Lunch Box Suggestion, Party Recipes, Quick & Easy, Rice

Paneer Pulao is an exotic rice dish, super easy to make and tastes delicious. This is a great side dish for get-togethers. Paneer Pulao goes well with yogurt or soup. This is also a satisfying lunch box meal.

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Matar Ka Paratha (Stuffed Green Peas Paratha)

Breads, Breakfast Recipes, Lunch Box Suggestion, Snacks, Vegan

Matar Ka Paratha is stuffed paratha with spicy green peas and is a delicacy. Matar Ka Paratha can be part of any main meal making it special treat. This can be one dish meal served with side of yogurt or pickle. Matar Ka Paratha is also a great lunch box option. This recipe will make 8 paratha.

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Masala Paratha (Besan Ka Masala Paratha)

Breads, Breakfast Recipes, Lunch Box Suggestion, Vegan

Masala Paratha is a flavorful flat bread. This paratha is a combination of whole wheat flour and besan with a mix of delicious spices. Masala Paratha is a great breakfast treat and also a great lunch box option.

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Spicy Corn Chaat

Appetizers, Chaat, Gluten Free, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Lunch Box Suggestion, Snacks, Vegan

Craving something savory and delicious? This Spicy Corn Chaat is the perfect spicy snack that is sure to satisfy your cravings. It’s also easy and quick to prepare!

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