We’ve challenged your children to become global citizens without leaving Lake County by grabbing a Passport to Flavor and taking our Global Dine Around Challenge for Kids. If you missed the intro head over to the Passport to Flavor challenge for the details.
So far we have been to:
Our last stop (for now) is India and Nepal!
Global Dining Challenge for Kids: Destination India and Nepal
Try Curry Hut Restaurant, 410 Sheridan Rd. in Highwood. Indian cuisine is redolent with spice and exotic flavors. It’s a frequent choice for vegetarians although meat-eaters can find plenty to enjoy at Curry Hut. Their lunch buffet is extremely affordable and only $4.95 for children.
Take the Challenge:
Try the vegetable samosa, a fried pastry stuffed with green peas, potatoes and cilantro. Have the kids try dipping it in a sweet chutney or raita – a cooling yogurt and cucumber sauce that helps moderate spicy foods. Samosa are a fast favorite for kids and adult newbies to Indian cuisine. For a treat get them a Mango Lassi, a sweet, chilled yogurt drink with mango puree. Call it an “Indian Milkshake” and they may just spurn the boring American kind from now on.
Chaat and Sweets by Amy Wilson Sanger
From Amazon: The 7th book in Tricycle’s World Snacks series introduces toddlers to Indian snack foods known as chaat. Scrumptious treats like bhel puri (rice puff salad), tandoori chicken, and sweet coconut cham-cham, look good enough to eat in Wilson Sanger’s gorgeous collage art, while her trademark bouncy text will please little ears.
Before you go print out this coloring sheet to take with you and your children can learn about India while they wait for their food!
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