All of us who have stayed alone in cities, away from our close friends and family members – have survived on outside food for months. The whole idea of messy dishes to just make a dinner for one, is simply not appealing. Every spoon, pot, pan, a knife used to make the said dinner would eventually lie at our mercy – piling up at one corner. And as we laid cooped up inside our beds, (in sickness and wellness) watching Netflix and chilling, we craved for something nice, warm and low-maintenance. To our rescue came one dish meals.
Simple, nutritive, and convenient, these meals were perfect as dinner warming us up and filling our bellies. Oh, and did we mention that all of this came together in one pot?
One pot, one pan or even one skillet – these meals are scrumptuous, healthy, and perfect for the busy people out there!
To prioritize healthy eating at home much easier, here are a slew of recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. From pastas to khichdis, read on for a plenty of healthy recipes that are quick, and tasty, and most importantly, easy to clean up.
One of the oldest types of pasta, lasagna is a dish made from layers of lasagna sheets which are alternated with delectable sauces, vegetables, and even meat. A crowning glory of the Italian-American cuisine, cook up lasagna and be lost in between the layers of molten cheese, sauce, pasta – which all comes together to become a sumptuous whole.
An evergreen classic that needs no introduction of its own, Biryani has a cult following both within and outside India. When it comes to experiencing biryani, one is spoilt for options. But what if we told you that you can take this complex blend of flavors, spices and aromas in a single pot and enjoy it as a boisterous Sunday brunch.
Khichdi is the ultimate comfort food, with the only necessary ingredients being lentils and rice. While the traditional recipe does not include any spices, a bowl of khichdi brings a sense of warmth and mush.
Let’s face it, smoothies are great. They’re nutritious, healthy, thick, fruity and is a perfect fix for your early morning breakfast. The best part, blend and lap this healthy trend up!
Soups have various personalities, some are served cold, some are piping hot and spicy while there are others like the delicate noodle soups that are substantial and loaded with vegetables. Refreshing and invigorating, these noodle bowls make for perfect weeknight one-pot meals.
These are some of the easy and fulfilling meals that you can make in a jiffy. So, what are you waiting for, cook up some of these healthy delights without the hassle that too in one pot!