Easy But Impressive Recipes

The month is almost over, and your wallet is feeling very lightweight. or even you are on an unpaid sabbatical for a minute. In these situations, the first thing that suffers is our health as a result of we start compromising on what we eat. you’re not a young student any longer who will survive on a very unhealthy manner, and have little to no health consequences. the reality is that purchasing vegetables and basic groceries for every week is less expensive than ordering that seemingly inexpensive meal from outside. And eating two-minute noodles will only fill you up for so long. Invest in basic spices like turmeric, chilli powder, and cumin powder because they’ll last you for a long time if you live alone!

Spanish Omelette

The only thing fancy about this is the word Spanish. It’s traditionally made with six eggs, but you can always adjust the quantities according to your appetite.

 

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Ingredients:

6 eggs

3 medium sized potatoes

1 large onion

5-6 tablespoons of vegetable oil

Chop the potato in thick slices or cubes, slice the onion, and fry them in the oil. Whisk the eggs and add it to the pan, and cook till it sets. Then cover the frying pan for a few minutes till it’s done. Flip the omelette onto a plate, or cut out slices from the pan itself. If you have any kind of cheese, then sprinkle it on top.

This hearty breakfast will fill you up. You can add bits and pieces of boiled chicken, spinach, mushroom, or tomatoes to this recipe, if you have any of them.

Head over here for more mouthwatering egg recipes.

Pancakes

Pancakes may seem very fancy, but they can be made with really inexpensive ingredients. This recipes uses yoghurt (dahi), which makes batter thick and the pancakes super soft!

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Ingredients:

1 cup all purpose flour (maida)

3/4 cup plain yoghurt (dahi)

1 egg

4 tablespoons sugar

A pinch of baking soda

Vegetable oil for frying

Mix all the ingredients, add 1 tablespoon of oil, and keep it aside. Heat up the oil in a frying pan, scoop the batter into in. When one side is done, flip it. When both the sides have browned, take it off.

Dig into a stack of it while they are still warm.

Savoury Crepes

These savoury crepes go beautiful with dry potato curry.

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Ingredients for crepes:

1/2 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup rice flour

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1 teaspoon salt

Vegetable oil for frying

Whisk the ingredients together along with 1 tablespoon of oil to make the batter, which shouldn’t be thick. Once the oil heats up, ladle the batter into the frying pan, swirl around to make it as thin as possible. Flip it when the edges start crisping up.

Ingredients for potato curry:

5-6 medium sized potatoes

2 green chillies slit lengthwise

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)

Salt to taste

2 tablespoon vegetable oil

Parboil the potatoes, then cube them, and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and the green chillies. Add the potatoes and the turmeric. Cook with about a 1/3 cup of water.

Serve hot.

Khichdi

You can make this rice and lentil dish in one pot, and add as many vegetables you want to make it a complete healthy meal.

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Ingredients:

1/2 cup rice

1/2 moong or masoor dal

2 medium sized carrots

3-4 medium sized potatoes

1/2 cup peas

1/2 cup green beans

2 red chillies

1/2 inch piece of ginger

1 teaspoon turmeric

1 bay leaf (optional)

Ghee (optional)

Salt to taste

1 tablespoon oil

Heat oil in a pot, and add the red chillies, ginger, and the bay leaf if using. Add the vegetables and stir for a couple of minutes. Thoroughly wash the rice and dal before adding to the vegetables. Add 3-4 cups of water, salt to taste, and then cover the pot with a lid. Take it off the heat when it’s cooked, and add the ghee if you’re using it.

You can add a wide variety of vegetables to your khichdi, and you can make this same dish with dalia (broken/cracked wheat) instead of rice. Cook it in big batches, and you’ll be sorted for a few days.

Ginger Fried Rice

If you have leftover rice, and nothing else to eat it with, then this recipe will save your life.

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Ingredients:

2 cups of cooked leftover rice

1 inch piece of fresh ginger, grated

1 tablespoon soy sauce

2 tablespoon dried chives or oregano or fresh spring onions

1 egg

Salt to taste

Pepper

Once the oil heats up, add grated ginger. Once the raw ginger smell is gone, add the rice. If you have spring onions, then chop up 2 whole sprigs and add it. If you’re adding herbs like chives or oregano, add them now. Then add the soy sauce, and salt to taste. Fry the egg sunny side up separately, and serve the rice with it on top.

Maggi with Veggies and Egg

When you’ve nothing else, or the will to cook is just not there, jazz up your Maggi with vegetables and eggs.

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Ingredients:

1 packet masala Maggi with the tastemaker

1/2 cup of vegetables like carrots, peas, onion, tomato, mushroom, broccoli, or capsicum

1 egg

Salt to taste

Chilli flakes according to taste (optional)

1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil

Heat oil in a frying pan. Whisk the egg with a pinch of salt and keep it aside. Add the chilli flakes to the same oil, then add the vegetables. Cook the vegetable with salt. Then add 2 cups of water, and when it comes to a boil, add the Maggi and the taste maker. Mix the egg before taking it off the heat.

There is another way you can add eggs to your fancy version of Maggi. You can break them directly on top, a little before it’s cooked. Cover it with a lid till the eggs are cooked. You can even sprinkle grated cheese on top of this preparation.

Banana Oreo Milkshake

Buy a small packet of Oreo’s that costs ₹10, and make this at home, instead of spending ₹150-200 at a store!

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Ingredients:

500ml milk

1 small packet of Oreos

2 bananas

Slice up the banana, and blend it with the milk first. Add the Oreos, blend for a minute, and you’re sorted. You can thank us later.

Chocolate Mug Cake

Thanks to the greatest invention of the millennium, you can still treat yourself while on a budget.

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Ingredients:

4 tablespoons all purpose flour

3 tablespoons milk

3 tablespoon chocolate sauce or cocoa powder

1 tablespoon sugar (add another spoonful if you’re using cocoa powder)

1/2 an egg (make another mug cake with the other half)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

A pinch of baking soda

Mix all the ingredients in a microwave safe mug. Then bake it for 2 minutes in the microwave on full. If it isn’t cooked in 2 minutes, then put it back in and cook for another minute or two.

You can insert a frozen chunk of chocolate in the middle of the cake before microwaving it, to turn it into a lava cake.

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