It’s been over a year since most of us worked from home. No long distances, no dress code, no excuses for being late. Working from home has many advantages, but the list of disadvantages is no less. As amazing as it sounds, we know that this “cool concept” has its own set of challenges. Endless calls, virtual meetings, appointments and presentations leave us very little time to take a break and have a quick meal in between, let alone the idea of doing something elaborate. If you are struggling to take care of your diet, we recommend that you go for simple recipes. When your stomach craves something that is light, tasty, and energizing, here are the recipes that you can try. We bet they won’t “eat away” any of your crucial times.
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Here are 6 easy recipes you can make for lunch during lockdown:
1. Paneer Bhurji
You almost saw that coming, didn’t you? Scrambled eggs with rustic spices and chili peppers. Mix it nicely and serve hot and fresh with a garnish of coriander leaves. Here is a recipe for Paneer Bhurji.
2. Dahi Aloo
A quick and appetizing Sabzi recipe, this quick dahi aloo recipe is a Sattvik treat to enjoy almost any time of the day. Potatoes tossed in quark, beaten to a sauce-like consistency. Cumin gives this mild recipe the much-needed spiciness. Here’s how to make dahi aloo at home.
3. Gobhi 65
There are many legends associated with the ’65’ recipes. Some say it was made for the army officers, while others say the number indicates the number of spices used. While we can’t confirm or deny anything, we can customize the recipe in our own way and enjoy its magic. This Gobhi 65 recipe is quick, crispy, fiery, and all delicious. You can find the recipe for Gobhi 65 here.
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4. Chilli and garlic paratha
A paratha that requires no kneading, no effort. This unique way of preparing parathas will surprise you. All you have to do is make a slurry using flour, salt, chili flakes, and garlic. Heat the pan and pour the slurry, cook until crispy on both sides. Much fascinated? Here is the recipe for Chili Garlic Paratha.
5. Lemon rice
A quick comfort meal that we have already made fail-safe several times. This South Indian recipe consists of rice topped with a little lemon juice, curry leaves, mustard seeds and whole chili peppers. Here is the healthy lemon rice recipe.
6. Whole wheat pasta in mushroom sauce
A guilt-free, creamy pasta recipe that is quick and easy too. Whole wheat pasta is much healthier compared to refined pasta. Guess what does maida even use in the sauce, it’s just mushrooms and a few vegetables that we all love. Here is the recipe.
Try these simple recipes at home and let us know how you liked them.