Who doesn’t like delicious food that can be made quickly and easily? This article is for all novices and beginners who have entered the kitchen because they got bored during quarantine at home. People now have started putting Instagram stories of new recipes that they tried at home. Well, so why not you cook some quick and easy recipes, so that you can learn new things like cooking. Cooking is not that difficult as it seems; there are many recipes and delicacies that are easy to cook, delicious, and take just a few minutes. So here, I have curated some of the best recipes that are easy and super quick.
Let’s get started.
Bread Cheese Roll
Bread paneer roll is one of the famous and easy recipes loved recipes. It takes 10-15 minutes to get ready. It is super yummy and easy to cook.
1 cup of grated cheese
1 small onion finely chopped
½ teaspoon red chili powder
¼ teaspoon cumin powder (jeera)
¼ teaspoon garam masala
Small bunch of coriander finely chopped
Little ketchup or tomato sauce
Butter to toast the bread
Salt according to taste
Instructions to make Bread Cheese Roll
Take grated cheese in a wide bowl
Add red chili powder, jeera, garam masala, chopped onion, coriander. Mix them with the help of your fingers
Add garlic paste, ketchup and mix them again
Now keep this filling aside and cut the crusts off the bread slices
Roll out bread slices as thin as you can
Now place 1 teaspoon or so filling on one end of the rolled out the bread slice
Gently roll the bread slice and make sure the filling stays inside it
Repeat with the remaining bread slices
Apply butter on each of the rolls
Toast them on a pan until brown
Cut and serve them
So this was a super easy and fun recipe you can make for your family members at home. I am sure they’re gonna love it.
Quick Aloo Tikki
Aloo Tikki is one of the most loved Indian snacks we have. We all love potatoes as it tastes good whatever you do to it. So here is a super easy recipe that you can have and also doesn’t take much time of yours.
2 medium-sized potato
A bunch of finely chopped coriander leaves
1 teaspoon of jeera
2 finely chopped green chilies
1 teaspoon red chili powder
Salt to taste
1 pinch of hing
2 big spoons of cornflour
Breadcrumbs(use 2 slices for breadcrumbs)
Oil for shallow frying
Instructions to make Aloo Tikki
Grate the potatoes and squeeze out their moisture
Take a big bowl and place grated potatoes and place jeera, green chilies, hing, red chili powder, salt, and cornflour.
Mix it with your fingers nicely.
Now make round Tikki out of it and dip it in breadcrumbs for binding
Fry those Tikki in a large pan until brown on both the sides
Serve it with ketchup
We all love pasta, and that’s the reason we have added masala pasta to our list so that you can cook your favorite pasta at home with some Indian tadka added to it. So here we go.
2 cups pasta
2 teaspoon oil or butter
½ teaspoon of jeera
3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
Salt according to taste
Red chili powder
½ teaspoon garam masala
½ teaspoon Kasuri methi or coriander leaves
2 teaspoon of cream(if available)
1 large onion finely chopped
1 cup of tomatoes crushed or made into puree
½ Carrot chopped as needed
Instructions to make Masala Pasta
Boil water and cook pasta according to the instructions given in the packet of it.
Till then chop all the veggies
Also, keep aside 3 to 4 teaspoon of cooked pasta water
Now take another pan, and heat oil in it
Add jeera into it
When the jeera splutters, add garlic to it
Fry the garlic for 30 seconds
Add onions and fry them until they turn pink
Add chopped veggies and fry about 2 minutes
Add tomato puree in it and mix it until the raw smell of tomatoes goes away
Add red chili powder, Kasuri methi and garam masala
Add cooked pasta and 1 tablespoon oil
Toss well and add salt according to your taste
Add coriander leaves and if the pasta looks dry add cooked water in it
Serve your masala pasta
Who doesn’t like garlic bread? Well, this is my personal and all-time favorite dish. You can enjoy it at your home and give relief to your garlic bread cravings.
10-12 garlic cloves minced
Cheese(Mozzarella or processed cheese)
Black pepper(in case you don’t have chili flakes available at home)
Instructions to make Garlic Bread
Take butter and heat it to make it in a liquid form.
Add minced garlic in it and mix it.
Now roast all your bread slices nicely to make it crispy and crunchy.
Apply the butter and garlic mixture to these bread slices
Grater cheese on every bread slice and put it in the oven for 2 minutes.
If you don’t have an oven, then take a pan and while roasting slices, add the butter and garlic mixture and cheese to it and cover it with a plate for a few minutes.
Now when the cheese melts, take it in a serving plate and garnish with it chili flakes or black pepper whichever ingredient available.
I am ending this article with a dessert. We all have cravings to eat cake in this quarantine. So lets put an end to this craving by having a super easy and quick mug cake.
4 tbsp maida
1 tbsp milk powder
½ tbsp cocoa powder
2.5 tbsp powdered sugar
¼ tbsp baking powder
Pinch of baking soda
1 tbsp clarified butter
5 tbsp lukewarm milk
2-3 drops of vanilla essence
Instructions to make a mug cake
Take a mug and put all the ingredients mentioned above.
Mix it well
Put it in the oven for 2 minutes.
So these were some finger-licking recipes that are easy and can be made quickly.