Life could be really tough for us lazy girls, when we’re too much in love with our beds to ever get up and battle with the utensils in the kitchen. But here I’ve caught up some so easy to make dinners that are going to make even us fall in love with cooking. Phew! Good luck!
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1. The last minute perfect bread poha
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Bread Poha is an inventive Indian snack that promises you a fulfilling serving of yummy lazy girl food. Your requirements: bread, chopped tomatoes ( + whatever veggies available), green chilies, coriander and curry leaves, grated ginger, oil, mustard seeds, turmeric powder, chili powder, lemon juice, and salt to taste.
How to prepare: Start by heating oil in a pan, and in a separate dish, soften your pieced bread with water (or buttermilk), lemon juice, salt, and chili powder, till that’s ready. Add mustard seeds, green chili and curry leaves to the hot oil and sauté by adding grated ginger and your chopped veggies. Once soft, add your ready bread pieces with turmeric powder and let the mixture cook for another minute or two. Voila! Just top it with coriander and some condiments, and your meal is all ready to enjoy.
2. Heavenly Indian vegetable masala omelet
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If you think there’re any more amazing and easy to make dinners than this heavenly veggie omelet, you just need to try it once for yourself and see! You’ll require: eggs, veggies (onions, capsicums, carrots, mushrooms, and green chilies), cilantro/coriander, red chili powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, salt, and oil.
How to prepare: Making omelets is so much fun that it’ll get your lazy rear off the bed and out to the kitchen happily. Once you’re through with chopping the veggies, break the eggs in a bowl and add the ready veggies along with all the remaining spices. Have fun beating the mix nice and even. Now, heat some oil in a pan and pour the egg mixture in, spreading it in a neat round shape. Let it cook for a couple of minutes on the first side, then flip it gently for the other side to cook as well. Once your baby is lovely golden brown, take it off the burner, garnish with a little chat masala if you like. Just 10 freaking minutes and you can savor the deliciousness it explodes with every bite.
3. Melting juiciness of butter corn
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Butter corn is the perfect quick and healthy cookery magic that can energize you lazy beauties in no time. Here’re is all you’ll need for it: sweet corn cobs, butter, salt, chili powder, black pepper powder, cilantro or parsley.
Trust me, making a tempting delicacy with just these few ingredients is not going to be a hard job even even for lazy girls.
How to prepare: Just bring some water to boil in a pot and add in your corn, with a little salt to taste. 5 minutes in this salted water will cook the corn just fine. When cooked, take the corn cobs out of the water and pat dry the extra moisture with a kitchen towel. Now, decide if you wish to peel the corn off the cob or want to dig in right away. Whichever way, just put some butter on, which will melt and spread smoothly on its own and finish this easy dish within 10 minutes by sprinkling all the masala and cilantro on it. (If it’s not asking much, you can grill the cob for a minute or two for some amazing texture)
4. Delicious nutrition with garlic broccoli microwaved
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This is a super-easy, diabetic-friendly, and one of the easy to make dinners, that’s big on healthy nourishment. It’s a must-try for all the lazy girls who’re health conscious like me. Your requirements: fresh broccoli, butter, garlic, red pepper flakes, and salt to taste.
How to prepare: All you have to do is rinse the broccoli clean and cut it into bite sized florets. Put it in a glass bowl and mix well with some butter and minced garlic. Add red pepper flakes and salt to taste. Just microwave the mix at high power for about 2-3 minutes, not more than that. Your lovely, lazy garlic broccoli is ready to relish!
5. Healthy and tasty sprout chat
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Now this is a Mexican-inspired Indian (“authentic”) healthy chat recipe. Believe me folks, there’s practically no other combination of ease, health, and taste like this. You’re lazy and you know it. So why not plan ahead and keep a bowl of moong dal (green gram) to soak in water overnight? Fresh sprouts will be ready to greet you lovely ‘lazies’ in the morning.
How to prepare: Just chop some juicy tomatoes, crispy onions, fresh cilantro, green chili and whatever other flavor you like. Toss all these in a bowl and season your dish with the savoring tang of chili flakes, ground black pepper, and salt and chaat masala to taste. It feels great already, but adding some pomegranate and a few drops of lemon will work more yummy wonders, I bet.
6. Mouth-watering buttermilk fired onion rings
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Onion ring is a brilliant recipe for us taste craving lazy girls (without the fuss of ‘so oily!’ of course). You’ll need: maida, corn flour, buttermilk, onions, baking soda, oil, freshly ground black pepper, and salt.
How to prepare: Just start by mixing maida, pepper powder, corn flour, buttermilk, and salt together with a pinch of baking soda into a smooth batter in a bowl. Cut your onions ready into rings. Put some oil to heat in a deep pan. When the oil is ready, dip your onion rings in the batter and slide them gently in the kadhai one by one. Cook till each turns a lovely golden brown and get them out. Soak the excess oil with a paper napkin. Just toss your delicacy with some chaat masala and here’s the perfect eat away for you.
7. Yummy rolls with leftover rotis
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When someone’s as lazy as we are, it’s only natural to look for some ways of managing our life over food. These fabulous roti rolls are just the solution you need. Your requirements – rotis, fresh veggies (tomatoes, onions, coriander, chilies, pepper, and what not!), boiled potatoes or leftover dal, if you please.
How to prepare: Start by getting your veggies chopped. If you’re picking potatoes, mash it and fry it ready with mustard seeds, a few curry leaves, and salt to taste. Even if it’s your expected lazy girl choice of dal, just fry it for 2-3 minutes and it’ll thicken to a great consistency. Here comes the fun part, place your warmed rotis, butter them a bit, and start placing your ingredients in the center. Roll it all right, and tada! We are ready with a great easy to make dinner recipe.
8. The all time favorite – bhel puri
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Aah! Even the thought of it waters my mouth. All this recipe asks of you is to keep your kitchen stocked with some yummy chutneys (and meethi sonth for that sour and sweet blast) and a kurmura supply, that’s it.
How to prepare: Whenever you have your lazy modes on and your tummy’s calling mummy for food, just get a bowl out, toss the already fired, crispy kurmura in along with any freshly chopped veggies you like (green chilies, onions, and tomatoes are my all-time picks). If you have some bhujia and namkeen mixtures, don’t hold them back. Mix it all together with the delightful naughtiness of chutneys and lime juice. Sprinkle in some pepper powder, chili flakes, chaat masala and salt to taste. Yippie! What you’re holding in your hand is the easiest and most fabulous Indian snack I know of. Bon apetit ladies!
9. Banana caramel bread and butter pudding
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Here’s a way you won’t have to miss the sweet train even if running late. Just keep your lazy girl fridge stocked with some banana bread, butter, eggs, milk, and vanilla ice cream. If your kitchen has some castor sugar, vanilla bean paste, toffee dessert sauce, and icing sugar, you’re good to start.
How to prepare: Prepare your baking cups with melted butter and whisk the egg batter ready with milk, sugar, and vanilla. Pour it in the cups with some toffee sauce and push the pieces of bread down into the mix as a cover. Seal your cup with a plastic wrap and microwave high for 6-7 minutes. All you need is to top your puddings with ice cream and icing sugar, and it’s ready to melt in your mouth!
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10. Lovely paneer madness
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Talk about a full Indian meal in itself and nothing will come up a better option than paneer. This is an amazingly healthy paneer-spinach recipe, promising you never-before wonders of taste. All you’ll need: washed and chopped fresh spinach leaves, cubed paneer, ginger, garlic cloves, green chili, finely chopped onions and tomatoes, olive oil, black pepper and salt.
How to prepare: Just ready your spinach by blending it with some ginger, garlic, and chilies. Heat some oil in a pan and fry the tomatoes and onions till soft. Add your puréed spinach and steam cook the mix for 2-3 minutes. Toss in the paneer, season your aromatic delicacy with salt and pepper to taste. Just a fun cooking of 10 minutes, and you’re all set to dig in this hot and healthy goodness. Unbelievable, right!
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