13 Apr 2020
Five one-pot recipes to enjoy during the lockdown
Many of us are struggling to consume a healthy diet as we make it through the lockdown.
With restrictions imposed on our movement and activities, it is hard to keep in shape.
One way to fix this is to start cooking at home.
Here are some easy one-pot dishes that will keep you healthy and satisfy your taste buds.
Bonus: You will have to clean less utensils.
One-pot spinach dal rice
Filled with the goodness of protein, essential vitamins, and minerals, this easy-to-make dish makes sure that you stay healthy while your taste buds have a good time.
To prepare one-pot spinach dal, you need to boil yellow split peas, spinach, and rice in a bowl and cook them with the flavors of cumin, mustard seeds, onion, ginger, and spices of your choice.
One-pot sambar rice
Loved by people across communities and regions of India, sambar rice is the go-to one-pot dish you can prepare for a nice lunch.
To make this dish, you will need some boiled vegetables, ghee, rice, coriander leaves, mustard seeds, and curry leaves.
Prepare the sambar with all of the ingredients in a bowl and enjoy it with freshly prepared rice.
One-pot bhijje kulche
Straight out of the lands of Punjab's Amritsar, this lip-smacking street food recipe will surely leave you craving for more.
To make this dish at home, you will need to make kulcha bread and set aside in a bowl. Then cook white chickpeas curry and pour it over the kulchas until they are completely covered with gravy.
One-pot Rajma pulao
Rajma rice is that one dish which is frequently consumed with much love in almost all North Indian households out there.
For one, it is healthy. Secondly, it is just so finger-licking good.
To prepare this dish, cook kidney beans with rich tomato gravy as usual.
Then, serve it with rice along with toppings of coriander leaves and some curd.
One-pot veg biryani
Veg biryani is one of the best options if you are looking to make a quick one-pot meal for supper.
It is quite easy and downright delicious.
You will need some fresh veggies, paneer, dry fruits, and rice. Cook all of the ingredients in a mix of spices.
Once it is nicely cooked, just sit back and relish!