Most of us have been working from home for over a year. No long journeys, no dress code, no excuses for being late. Working from home has its fair share of advantages, but the list of disadvantages is no less. As unbelievable as it sounds, we know that this âcool conceptâ comes with its own set of challenges. The endless calls, the virtual meetings, the deadlines, the presentation leave us very little time to take a break and have a quick meal in between, let alone the idea of ââdoing something fancy. If you find it difficult to take care of your diet, we suggest you go for easy recipes. If your stomach craves something light, flavorful, and energizing, give it a try, you can try these recipes. We bet these won’t “waste” any of your crucial time.
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Here are 6 easy recipes you can make for lunch while on lockdown:
1. Paneer Bhurji
You almost saw it coming, didn’t you. Scrambled cottage cheese with rustic spices and peppers. Mix well and serve hot and cool with a garnish of cilantro leaves. Here is a recipe for paneer bhurji.
2. Dahi Aloo
A light and appetizing sabzi, this quick dahi aloo recipe is a sattvik treat you can enjoy any time of the day. Potatoes mixed with curd, beaten until a consistency similar to a sauce. Cumin adds much needed heat to this sweet recipe. Here’s how to make dahi aloo at home.
3. Gobhi 65
There are many legends associated with ’65’ recipes. Some say it was made for army officers, while others say the number denotes the number of spices used. If we can’t confirm or deny anything, what we can do is tailor the recipe our way and savor its magic. This gobhi 65 recipe is quick, crispy, fiery, and everything is delicious. Find the recipe for gobhi 65 here.
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4. Chili-garlic paratha
A paratha that requires no kneading, no labor. This unique style of preparing parathas will blow you away. All you need to do is make a porridge of flour, salt, chili flakes and garlic. Heat the pan and pour the porridge, cook until crisp on both sides. Intrigued a lot? Here is the recipe for chili-garlic paratha.
A quick comfort food that has been our safety on several occasions. This South Indian recipe is made with rice mixed with lemon juice, curry leaves, mustard seeds and whole peppers. Here is the healthy lemon rice recipe.
6. Whole Wheat Pasta in Mushroom Sauce
A creamy, guilt-free pasta recipe that’s also quick and hassle-free. Whole wheat pasta is much healthier than refined pasta. Guess what there’s no use for maida even in the sauce, it’s just mushrooms and some veg we all love. Here is the recipe.
Try these easy recipes at home and let us know if you liked them.