Healthy One Pot Meal Ideas

This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred perspective, emphasizing the benefits of natural remedies and herbs, homeopathy and whole food nutrition.

One pot recipes provide you with a wholesome, nutrition-packed hearty meal that significantly reduces your cooking time; let alone the cleaning up afterwards! All you’ve to do is throw in your ingredients in pan, no elaborate steps involved, and enjoy a scrumptious meal that’s brimming over with health benefits!

Convenience without forfeiting taste and nutrition!

As much as we love to eat and enjoy cooking, the messy consequences of a complicated meal don’t always seem worth it. This is where ‘one pot’ meals come in! Especially, on days when you get home late or are unwell or don’t have the inclination for an elaborate fare. While soups and sandwiches are a useful option, they aren’t the only dishes which can be made as a ‘one pot’ meal.

Convenience without having to let go of flavour and nutrition quality is vital and what’s better than a good meal cooked in a pot with very little to clean up?

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4 outstanding one-pot meals

Keep it fuss-free with these yummy one-pot recipes:

1. Khichdi: Eat BreakfastThe khichdi is a classic one-pot meal where all the flavours blend and intensify. It is a comforting classic which is low-fat, high in proteins, super convenient and absolutely speedy to make. What’s more, there are scores of khichdi recipes – from the basic one with only lentils and rice to ones with many spices and vegetables The nutritional value of pulses is very high, and khichdi is a fantastic way of incorporating pulses in to your menu.

2. Dal dhokli: Steaming whole wheat dumplings in dal – this one is an healthy one-pan meal which is an assured crowd-pleaser! You just cannot resist the yummy dhokli in the rich toor dal spiced with lots of lemon, jaggery, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and coriander. Garnish with a generous dollop of ghee and peanuts . This comforting meal is clearly a winner!

3. Stir fry: If you're craving something light and filling, this is the recipe for you. This can be made in a wok or a simple kadai. Just chop your favourite vegetables evenly. Heat a bit of oil, add the vegetables, your favourite spices and condiments like soy sauce. You can also add mushrooms, chicken, fish or eggs to the stir fry to add more nutrition to the meal.

4. Tava Pulao : Have some pav bhaji masala lying around? Make this signature street food dish from Mumbai right at home! All require to get the real taste of tawa pulao at home is an authentic Pav Bhaji masala. Tata Sampann Pav Bhaji Masala is created by masterchef Sanjeev Kapoor. It includes pure spices, mixed together in appropriate proportions. Looking for a recipe? Try this

To make healthy eating at home easier, use these one pot meal ideas. From pressure-cooking recipes to baked dishes to yummy casseroles, these nutritious and toothsome recipes are quick, uncomplicated, and easy to clean up!


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