If you are spending this nation-wide lockdown with your family then you are among the lucky ones. But staying in with all family members also means cooking for them at least thrice a day. So, why not make dishes that don't require a side, and save yourself some time and energy? Yes, we are talking about one-dish meals and here is a list of recipes you can try.
Fragrant and flavoursome mint rice
The refreshing fragrance of the fresh mint, basmati rice and he spices is what makes the delicious mint rice stand out. This tasty rice dish tastes amazing with vegetable curries or meat dishes like chicken or beef. Besides, it is lighter on the stomach and is healthy as well. Check out the pretty simple recipe of fragrant mint rice.
'Palak' or spinach which is rich in protein and iron is used in a variety of curries and dishes. If you are game to try something unique and delicious made with palak, go for this special palak paratha. Besides palak, this dish has the goodness of wheat our and other aromatics as well. Check out this pretty simple recipe of palak paratha.
Keralites share a special bond with mouth watering biryani. From chicken and mutton biryani to tasty sh biryani, we love to try out the various local specialities. Here's culinary expert Lakshmi Nair introducing a unique chana or chickpeas biryani which would be loved by the vegetarians. Check out the recipe here.
Vegetable Au Gratin
Gratin is a culinary technique in the French cuisine in which vegetables or meat are baked in a creamy béchamel sauce and topped with a crust made of cheese. It is traditionally served in the baking dish itself. Try out this recipe of vegetable au gratin which tastes delicious with garlic bread.
African jollof rice
Jollof, made with tomatoes and rice, is a staple at many African provinces. It can be relished even without the accompaniment of a side dish.
Jambalaya is a popular Spanish-French dish loaded with vegetables, rice, and meat. It is a complete meal which is spicy and flavoursome.
Stuffed chicken breast
Stuff chicken breast with cheese, sweet corn, and spinach and bake it. Divine! What more can chicken lovers ask for? Protein-rich, nutrient-rich and high on potassium, stuffed chicken breast is ideal for kids and grown-ups alike. Its one tasty dish and easy to dish out too.
Your guide to Remy's ratatouille
You don't have to wait for Remy the rat to whip up a special 'Ratatouille' for you. Here's the recipe for a try-out. Ratatouille happens to be a French dish. Ask any kid or adult who has watched Pixar's animated comedy Ratatouille and they'll tell you how it tastes, without having tasted it. It's so live. Remy's ratatouille is something special baked with vegetable pepper sauce. So put your toque on and do a Remy!