Lunch, the second and important meal of the day provides us with energy to last through the day. A healthy lunch provides nutrition and charges up the energy levels to fight fatigue and stay agile.
Here, sharing with you lunch recipes to give you nourishment with taste.
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Oats are wholesome, light, and tasty as well.
Oats: 1/2 cup
Milk: 2 cups
Sugar: 1 Tablespoon
Banana: One medium size
Chop the walnuts, fig, and dates into small pieces. Slice the apple and banana in small square or zigzag pattern. Take one cup of milk, add oats and sugar and put on the flame for 4-5 minutes or in a microwave oven for about 2-3 minutes.
Pour the oats milk in a serving bowl and let it cool down. Add fruit pieces, dry fruits, and remaining milk and blend gently. Now simply, serve!
Chunky Vegetable Spread
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No more excuse saying no to vegetables. Try this vegetarian lunch recipe which is low on calorie and high on nutrition.
Milk: 2 Tablespoon
Grated paneer: 3/4 cup
Chopped celery: 2 Tablespoon
Chopped carrots: 1/4 cup
Chopped capsicum: 1/4 cup
Chopped spring onion greens: 2 Tablespoon
Chopped tomatoes: 2 Tablespoon
Chopped cucumber: 1/4 cup
Chopped parsley: 1 Tablespoon
Salt: To taste
Cumin seed crackers
Mix the ingredients in a bowl. Keep in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Serve with crunchy cumin seed crackers.
All purpose flour (Maida): 1 cup
Sugar: 1 tablespoon
Baking powder: 2 teaspoon
Salt: 1/4 teaspoon
Egg: 1 beaten
Milk: 1 cup
Cooking oil: 2 tablespoon
Mashed bananas: 2
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, mix egg, milk, cooking oil, and bananas. Beat the flour mixture into milk mixture to make a paste.
Put a fine layer of cooking oil in the frying pan placed over medium flame. Pour the paste in the pan using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Adjust the flame to a medium high and let it cook until pancakes are golden brown on both sides.
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Rolled oats: 1 cup
Water: 2 1/2 cups
Salt: 1 teaspoon
Sugar: 1 tablespoon
Sliced bananas: 2
Ground cinnamon: 1 pinch
Milk: 1/2 cup
Mix oats, water, salt, sugar, bananas and cinnamon in a saucepan and place over the flame. Wait till it starts boiling. Reduce the flame to lowest and let it simmer until the liquid has been absorbed. Keep it stirring to avoid formation of clots. Pour into bowl and spatter milk over the preparation. Serve.
Indian Style Pasta
Pasta: 1 cup
Water: 3 cups
Finely chopped onions: 1/4 cup
Finely chopped tomatoes: 1/4 cup
Ginger-garlic paste: 1 teaspoon
Finely chopped green chilly: 1
Chilly powder/ hot sauce: 1 teaspoon
Garam masala: 1/4 teaspoon
All purpose flour (Maida): 1 Tablespoon
Milk - 3 teaspoon
Oil- 2 teaspoon
Salt: To taste
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Boil water in a deep pan and add pasta. Let it cook for 7-8 minutes until it is soft but firm. Drain the water and keep aside. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Quick fry onions and green chilly till they are golden brown.
Add the ginger garlic paste and add tomatoes and fry the mixture. Now add the flour and cook for a minute. Add the milk, chili powder/chili sauce, salt, and garam masala. Blend it well and add the pasta. Toss everything together and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve!
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