Potato Cheese Sandwich | Kids Tiffin Box Recipes

Potato sandwich

Potato Cheese Sandwich | Kids Tiffin Box Recipes

Cheesy sandwich recipe

This potato cheese sandwich makes a great tiffin box idea. My 4 yrs old kid loves this sandwich in his tiffin box. Kids love cheese. Even we adults do love cheese. But because of fat concern we do just avoid this. But you can have this once or twice in a week. I also make potato spinach sandwich, pizza sandwich, chocolate sandwich for his tiffin box. And for a mom, happiness is when tiffin box is empty. That’s too dramatic 😉 . But yes we all want to see that child is enjoying his food. If kid is fussy eater like mine, it’s always a headache to think about interesting tiffin box ideas. So whenever my kid is happy with any dish, I feel like sharing on blog so that I can help other moms.

Though every kid has different taste and food habit, we can always try changing and inducing more healthy food habit. I have shared one more recipe of party appetizer veg seekh kabab, paneer corn seekh kabab, potato lollipop, potato bites for kid’s tiffin box , Cheesy potato croquettes recipes. And the good news is that you can prepare the mixture and refrigerate them. In morning you can just fry them or shallow fry them and make sandwich/ burger of them. Or even you can give them as finger foods. These are healthy as made from green vegetables, potatoes and cheese. So it will keep our child full for longer.

Other Kid’s Tiffin Box Ideas

I will mention here what are the other items I do give my child in his tiffin box. With age you can try more recipes. These are basically finger foods for age group 2 yrs to 5 yrs (kids and toddlers).

My kid is very fond of parathas. So I do try to give variation in that. I make aloo paratha, gobi paratha, lachha paratha, methi paratha, paneer paratha, dal paratha. Dal paratha I make because he doesn’t like dal but he likes paratha. So I knead flour in cooked dal and make paratha with that dough. In this way he gets nutrition of lentils as well. Similarly I try to stuff vegetables and paneer in paratha. And he enjoys such food. So I’m happy too. While making paratha for my kid, I use ghee instead of refined oil. Ghee is very essential for bone health and brain development of kids.

You can also give idli, dosa, other savory crepes and pancakes, poha, upma, vermicelli upma (gives feel of maggie). In many schools junk foods are not allowed in tiffin box in order to develop healthy eating habit. So you can not give maggie, pasta, pizza etc in tiffin box. So in place of maggie use substitute like vermicelli and add different veggies to it. Read my vermicelli upma and try adding vegetables you think your kid would love. Minimize or remove chilli powder/ green chilli from recipe.

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Potato Cheese Sandwich

Potato Cheese Sandwich

This is an easy potato sandwich recipe which is easy to make and makes a great tiffin box for kids.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Kids recipes, sandwich for kids, Stuffed breads, tiffin box ideas for kids
Servings: 2 Sandwiches
Author: Ipsa Faujdar


For Stuffing

  • 2 cheese slice
  • 2 med potatoes
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp chat masala
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp coriander Leaves finely chopped

For Sandwich

  • 4 slice bread (white or multi grain)
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 4 tbsp green chutney (optional)


  • Boil potatoes for 3 whistles or till cooked.
  • Remove skin and mash it completely. Add other ingredients mentioned above in ingredients list under stuffing category (except cheese slice).
  • Mix all ingredients and prepare the mixture.
  • Take 2 slice of bread and apply green chutney on one side of both slices.
  • place potato stuffing on one slice and then place cheese slice. cover it with 2nd bread. 
  • Aplly ghee on both outer side of bread sandwich and place on tawa or grill it in sandwich maker.
  • Grill till the bread turn light golden and crisp.
  • Sandwich is ready. Serve with green chutney or tomato ketchup.


While making for kids, don’t add chilli powder at all.
Also skip green chutney while making for kids.

How to make Potato Cheese Sandwich?

Boil potatoes. Peel off skin and mash it completely.

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, chat masala, lemon juice, salt, onion, coriander leaves and mix them well. (skip red chilli powder for kids)

Apply green chutney on one side of both slices. Put stuffing on one bread and spread evenly.

Place cheese slice on potato stuffing. Cover it with 2nd slice of bread.

Cheesy potato sandwich

Apply ghee on bread and grill it or shallow fry on tawa till golden brown.

potato cheese sandwich for kids tiffin box

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Vegetable Seekh Kabab

Veg seekh kabab

Vegetable Seekh Kabab

These delicious veg seekh kababs are made from mixture of green vegetables. So this is one of the healthiest appetizers/ starters. Vegetable seekh kababs are incredibly delicious and easy to make at home. These are healthier kid’s lunch box recipes as well. Best part is you can do all preparation and make the mixture from night and store them in refrigerator. And fry in morning. So this way you can save lot of time. Also place them in bread slices and make healthy and filling sandwich for your kids. These are also great finger foods for toddlers.

Veg seekh kabab

It’s called as seekh kabab because the kabab mixture is shaped around skewer (seekh) and then grilled or shallow fried. Originally they used meat mixture to make seekh kabab. However in this recipe we are making this completely vegetarian & vegan. Many make vegetarian kabab from soya chunks as well. I will share the recipe of Soya Chunk kabab soon.

vegetable seekh kabab

How to make veg seekh kabab?

For this recipe take variety of vegetables like carrots, green beans, green peas, lots of potatoes. You can add grated beet roots, spinach also to this recipe. This is an easy recipe and also healthy as it has goodness of all vegetables.

In this kabab recipe, potatoes plays an important role along with gram flour for binding purpose. I have pan fried/ shallow fried them. I have not used skewers but only shaped them to logs before frying. You can also give them shape of patties and make burgers. These are excellent food idea for kids as they will just love this yummy preparation.

Also read more kabab recipes on our blog like Stuffed Hara Bhara Kabab, Crispy Corn Kabab, Veg Shammi Kabab.

If you like starter or appetizers, then also read Tri-Color Falafel, Cheesy Potato Croquette, Crispy Potato Lollipop.

Let’s make these super delicious starter Vegetable Seekh Kabab.

Vegetable Seekh Kabab

This is an easy appetizer made from potatoes and other vegetables. This is one healthiest appetizer.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Evening Snacks, Party Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Easy Less than 30 minutes Recipe, Healthy Snacks
Servings: 20 Kababs
Author: daintykitchen


  • 3 Potatoes Boiled & mashed
  • 1 cup Cabbage Shredded
  • 2 medium Carrots Grated
  • 1/2 cup French Beans Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Green Chillies Finely Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves Finely Chopped
  • 1 medium Onion Finely Chopped
  • 3 tbsp Gram Flour
  • 2 + 3 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/4 tsp Chat Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds


  • Boil potatoes and cool it completely. Mash it completely.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Then add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
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  • Add chopped onion, green chillies and saute till onion is translucent. add all vegetable. Stir well.
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  • Add salt & cook for 4 - 5 minutes on medium heat. Add all spices and mix well.
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  • Cook till veggies are tender and not mushy.
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  • Sprinkle gram flour on top of veggies. Stir well.
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  • Cook till gram flour is roasted evenly.
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  • Turn off heat and transfer them to a dry plate.
  • Cool the mixture. Add mashed potatoes, chopped coriander leaves. Add lemon juice and mix well.
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  • The mixture should not be very soft and loose. If it's loose then you can add breadcrumbs to make the mixture bit tighter.
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  • Greese your palms. take small portion of the mixture. If using skewer, then try to fix them around the skewer tightly pressing it. I have made plain logs/kabab (with out skewer)
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  • Apply 1 tbsp oil on rolling board or any plain surface. Roll the kabab skewer lightly with help of palms to give it a smooth surface.
  • Shallow fry or pan fry the kababs till they change color and golden and crispy. Don't over crowd the pan. make it in batches of 5 - 6 maximum.
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  • Remove from oil and place on kitchen napkin. Serve them hot with ketchup or coriander chutney
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