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Instant Recipes

(15 minute cooking, Cooking for Unexpected Guests, Recipes for a tired busy day, Jhatpat recipes, Quick Recipes)

One question that haunts every women is "What do I cook today?" Especially if you are a working woman, it takes so much of will power to get into the kitchen and cook when you yourselves are tired and hungry. Even homemakers, I'm sure most of them do not like to slog all day in the kitchen. At the same time, we also are aware of the benefits of home cooked meals. Yes, they are hygienic, healthier and of course suited to your taste. There are times, we have been breaking our heads to get simple to cook yet tasty meal ideas. That's the idea behind this page. Who doesn't like quick recipes?

Sometimes the trick to making quick dishes is planning ahead. For eg: If you plan and prepare idli batter for a week and refrigerate, you can make idli, dosa, paniyaaram or uthappam withing 10-15 minutes. Similarly if you stock your pantry with side options like idli podi, curry leaf powder, pickles etc., you do not have to worry about the side dishes. Being a frequent non-veg eater, I always buy in bulk. I clean it during the week end, marinate it and put it in small containers or plastic bags. Throughout the week, I can enjoy fish fry, chicken fry etc. in a matter of 15 minutes.

Most of the recipes given in my website are simple to make. For convenience I have consolidated the specific dishes that can be made under half an hour. Here is a list of such quick-fix meal options. All the recipes in this section take less than 15 minutes of cooking time and very little preparation. These are perfect for busy mornings, tired evenings and even for unexpected guests.

Instant Curries (Quick Curry Recipes)

10 minute Kurma 10 minute Kurma Instant Egg Curry Instant Egg Curry Chicken Tikka Masala Chicken Tikka Masala Instant Buttermilk Curry Instant Buttermilk Curry
Rasam Rasam Neem Flower Rasam (Veepam Poo Rasam) Neem Flower Rasam Instant Moru Curry Instant Moru Curry Dahi Kadhi Dahi Kadhi
Carrot Curry Carrot Curry

Instant Side-Dishes (Quick Side Dish Recipes)

Chilli Shrimp Chilli Shrimp Chicken Stir Fry Chicken Stir Fry Chicken Sukka Chicken Sukka Chicken And Vegetable Saute Chicken And Vegetable Saute
Microwave Garlic Broccoli Microwave Garlic Broccoli Steamed Broccoli Steamed Broccoli Pan Seared Chicken Pan Seared Chicken Indian Style Omelette Indian Style Omelette
Instant Mango Pickle Instant Mango Pickle

Instant Rice Dishes (Quick Lunch Recipes)

Lemon Rice Lemon Rice Egg Pulav Egg Pulav Potato Pulav Potato Pulav Curd Rice Curd Rice
White Rice White Rice (Steamed Rice) Jeera Pulao Jeera Pulao Peas Pulao Peas Pulao Coconut Rice Coconut Rice

Instant Tiffin Ideas (Quick Breakfast and Dinner Recipes)

Rice Flour Dosa Rice Flour Dosa Rava Coconut Upma Rava Coconut Upma Kuzhi Paniyaram Kuzhi Paniyaram Dhokla Dhokla
Rava Dosai Rava Dosai Bread Upma Bread Upma Aval Upma Aval Upma (Poha Upma) Bread Omelette Bread Omelette
Achari Cheese Toast Achari Cheese Toast Idli Upma Idli Upma Banana Idli Banana Idli Chilli Paneer Toast Sandwich
Chilli Paneer Toast Sandwich
Methi Thepla Methi Thepla Quesadilla Quesadilla Masala Pav Masala Pav Crepes Crepes
Poached Egg Poached Egg Green Chutney Sandwich Green Chutney Sandwich Banana Sandwich Banana Sandwich Achari Cheese Toast Achari Cheese Toast
Ven Pongal Ven Pongal Payaru Kanji Payaru Kanji Paal Pongal Paal (Milk) Pongal Curd Oats - Savory Yogurt Oats Curd Oats (Savory Yogurt Oats)
Apple Cinnamon Oats Apple Cinnamon Oats Oats Soup Oats Soup Oats Bisi Bele Bath Oats Bisi Bele Bath Besan Chilaa Besan Chilaa

Instant Snacks (Quick Snack Recipes)

Pakoras Bajji (Pakoras) Spicy Lassi Sambharam (Spicy Lassi) Chivda Chivda Plantain Chips Plantain Chips
Masala Popcorn
Masala Popcorn
Masala Peanuts Masala Peanuts Bread Pakoda
Bread Pakoda
Butter Corn Butter Corn
Masala Buttermilk Masala Buttermilk

Instant Desserts (Quick Dessert Recipes)

5 minute Cake 5 minute Cake Carrot Halwa Carrot Halwa Rava Kesari Rava Kesari Maa Ladoo
Maa Ladoo
Milk Shake Smoothies & Milk Shake Sweet Lassi Sweet Lassi Microwave Mysore Pak Microwave Mysore Pak Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies
Tender Coconut Shake Tender Coconut Shake Mango Punch Mango Punch Palm Fruit Milkshake Palm Fruit Milkshake Sweet Pongal Sweet Pongal (Sarkkarai Pongal)
Instant Ice Cream Instant Vanilla Ice Cream Fruit Custard Fruit Custard


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Person Mims   (November 7, 2016)
Tell me number of quick brekfast in early morning
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (November 11, 2016)
Here are many breakfast options for you to try from.
http://simpleindianrecipes.com/breakfastvarieties.aspx
Person mahi   (October 16, 2016)
make khichadi with fried onions
Person mahi   (October 16, 2016)
very testy
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 17, 2016)
Thank you.
Person praveen   (August 23, 2016)
what to cook for dinner to night we are vegetarians, My husband will come so tired wanted to give him some nice food
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (August 23, 2016)
Please browse through the site. You will find many interesting recipes that you can try. I am sure something might impress you.
Person swetha   (June 9, 2016)
i am alone and nothing to have though i am hungry. only the basic ingredients like onion, tomato,etc., are found. what shall i do?
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 9, 2016)
Hi Swetha, If you have rice, you can make a quick tomato rice and enjoy with some chips. You can make a quick tomato masala and enjoy with some chapattis or dosa or bread.
Person Shwetha Lohith   (August 1, 2016)
Prepare veg omlete shwetha
Person Swati   (December 6, 2014)
where can I find fried onions in india
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (December 18, 2014)
You can find it in some super markets.. If not, you can fry it easily in your kitchen...
Person shaik umerunnisa   (November 28, 2014)
superb dishes after drinkiig milk shake mood has been turned to awesome..........
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (November 30, 2014)
Great!! Enjoy!!
Person jai vashisth   (October 3, 2014)
very nice
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 6, 2014)
Thanks.
Person laikha   (September 5, 2014)
hai its laikha where i can buy whipped cream, choco chips, cake moulds etc, pls tell me where u r purchase . reply me
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 5, 2014)
In India, you find it in Nilgiris.... It is also available in some speciality stores that sells cake making items.
Person arun   (May 19, 2014)
Nice
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (May 25, 2014)
Thanks.
Person saira faisal   (February 26, 2014)
awesome cake .delicious
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (March 2, 2014)
Thanks.
Person madhura   (August 11, 2013)
can u tell instant cake making recipe
please give me the recipe
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (August 12, 2013)
There is a recipe for 5 min cake.. Do try that.
Person archana s shinde   (March 16, 2013)
thank u
Person chefgirl   (March 9, 2013)
thankyu
Person chefgirl   (February 28, 2013)
excuse me can u tell what i can use instead of cooking spray in 5 minute cake
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (February 28, 2013)
just take little oil in a paper towel and rub it...
Person UNCLE JI   (December 18, 2012)
Mmmmmmm................................................................................ very tasty.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (January 10, 2013)
Thank You.

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