5 Tiny Bites for Tiny Tots: Quick, Nutritious Snacks for Busy Parents

Life as a parent is a beautiful whirlwind of laughter, playdates, and unexpected adventures. However, we all know that sometimes the kitchen becomes the battlefield where time and creativity collide. Fear not, dear Tiny Twig family, for we have concocted a recipe guide to rescue you from those snack time dilemmas! Our super quick, easy, and delicious snacks are not only a treat for your little one's taste buds but also a testament to our commitment to organic and premium quality.

๐ŸŒฐ 1. Coconut Jaggery Laddu/Balls: The Tropical Hug Your Child Deserves


  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup organic jaggery, grated
  • 1/4 cup ghee (clarified butter)
  • A pinch of cardamom powder

How to Make:

  1. Heat ghee in a pan, add grated coconut, and roast until golden brown.
  2. Add jaggery (natural date palm extract powder) and cardamom powder, mix well until the mixture forms a soft dough.
  3. Allow it to cool slightly, then shape into small laddus or balls.

Storage Time: Up to a week in an airtight container.

Quantity: Approximately 12 laddus/balls.

Serves: Perfect for a week of delightful snacking.


  • Coconut: Rich in healthy fats, supports brain development.
  • Jaggery: Provides iron, essential for healthy blood development.
  • Cardamom: Aids digestion, adds a delightful flavor.

๐Ÿก 2. Dry Fruits Laddu/Balls: Nutrient-Packed Power Bites


  • 1 cup mixed dry fruits (almonds, cashews, dates, figs), finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup organic jaggery, grated

How to Make:

  1. Mix chopped dry fruits and jaggery in a blender until it forms a coarse mixture.
  2. Shape the mixture into small laddus/balls.

Storage Time: Up to 2 weeks in an airtight container.

Quantity: Approximately 15 laddus/balls.

Serves: A fortnight of nutritious snacking.


  • Mixed Dry Fruits: Packed with vitamins and minerals for overall health.
  • Jaggery: Provides iron, essential for healthy blood development.

๐ŸŒผ 3. Makhana (Fox Nut) and Dry Fruits Powder: A Wholesome Blend in Every Spoonful


  • 1 cup makhana (fox nuts)
  • 1/2 cup mixed dry fruits (almonds, walnuts, pistachios), chopped

How to Make:

  1. Dry roast makhana until crisp, then grind into a powder.
  2. Mix with chopped dry fruits.

Storage Time: Use within a month for the best flavour.

Quantity: Yields 1 cup of powder.

Serves: A month of nutritional goodness.


  • Makhana (Fox Nuts): Low in sodium, high in magnesium for healthy bone development.
  • Mixed Dry Fruits: Provides a variety of essential nutrients for growing tots.

๐Ÿฏ 4. Sesame and Jaggery Chikki/Bar: Crunchy Delights for Little Teeth


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup organic jaggery, grated

How to Make:

  1. Dry roast sesame seeds until golden brown.
  2. In a separate pan, melt jaggery and mix with roasted sesame seeds.
  3. Flatten the mixture on a greased surface and cut into squares when warm.

Storage Time: Up to 2 weeks in a dry, airtight container.

Quantity: Approximately 10 chikkis/bars.

Serves: Two weeks of delightful crunchiness.


  • Sesame Seeds: Excellent source of calcium for strong bones.
  • Jaggery: Provides iron, essential for healthy blood development.

๐Ÿฟ 5. Puffed Rice and Peanuts: The Crunch That Satisfies


  • 2 cups puffed rice (murmura)
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • Salt to taste

How to Make:

  1. Dry roast peanuts until crunchy. Remove the skin and set aside.
  2. Heat ghee (clarified butter) in a pan, add puffed rice, roasted peanuts and salt. Mix well until coated.

Storage Time: Consume within a week for the best crunch.

Quantity: Makes 3 cups.

Serves: A week of savoury satisfaction.


  • Puffed Rice: Low-calorie snack for guilt-free munching.
  • Peanuts: Rich in protein, offering a satisfying crunch for active kids.

Now that you've got these delightful recipes in your arsenal, you can keep your little ones fueled and satisfied with ease.