5 Easy Dishes to Make at Home During Q …

5 Easy Dishes to Make at Home During Quarantine Period with Limited Ingredients

There is no doubt about it that the Coronavirus outbreak has changed many things in our lives and especially our food habits. Long gone are the times when we had access to fast food and we were allowed to go to fancy restaurants. If you are tired of waiting for the lockdown to get over so that you can eat tasty food and if your patience is running out, then here some of the easy dishes to make at home with limited ingredients to satisfy your food cravings.

Vegetable Fritters, Crispy and Quick to make 

Vegetable Fritters

Fritters or Pakoras are the first love of Indians, and we know it very well. Here are the ingredients and the recipe that you can use to make Vegetable fritters at home. 


Boiled Grated Potato- 300 Grams 

Grated Carrot or Cabbage- 150 Grams 

Finely Chopped Coriander- 4 Tablespoons  

Cornflour- 5 Tablespoons 

Black Pepper powder- 1-2 Pinch 

Salt- According to taste 

Cooking Oil- 500 ml 

How To Prepare? 

Add Boiled grated potatoes, grated Carrot or Cabbage, finely chopped Coriander, Cornflour, Black Pepper Powder, and Salt in a mixing bowl. Mix well all the ingredients to get a dough-like consistency. Make small balls of the mixture and flatten them with the help of your fingers then deep fry them until they turn golden brown. 

Serving Tip: To enhance the taste of Vegetable Fritters, we suggest serving them with green Chutney or Ketchup.

Spicy Masala Macaroni, There is no fun without little spice 

Spicy Masala Macaroni

Macaroni is not just easy to make but it is also very tasty. Here is the recipe for Spicy Masala Macaroni that you can easily make to satisfy your spicy food cravings. 


Chopped Garlic- 1 Tablespoon 

Chopped Onion- 3 Tablespoons 

Chopped Green Chilli- 2 

Chopped Tomato- 1 Medium Size 

Tomato Puree- 250 Grams 

Black Pepper-1-2 Pinch 

Chilli Powder- ½ Tablespoon 

Salt- According to taste 

Vinegar-½ Tablespoon

Tomato Ketchup- 2 Tablespoons 

Oil- 2 Tablespoons 

Boiled Macaroni- 150 Grams 

How to Prepare? 

Add cooking oil in the pan, when the oil heats up add the chopped Garlic and wait till it turns brown. Add Chopped Onions and Green Chilli. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add chopped Tomato and mix well. Add chopped Capsicum and wait a few minutes, then add Tomato Puree, Black Pepper, Chilli Powder, Salt, Vinegar, and Tomato Ketchup. Mix well and cook for 8 to 10 minutes on low flame. Add boiled Macaroni and mix well. 

Serving Tip: Spicy Masala Macaroni is a complete dish in itself and does not require other things to enhance the taste, but even if you want you can have it with Mayonnaise.

Paneer Popcorn, Easy and Tasty 

Paneer Popcorns are the best appetizers, but be cautious because they are quite addictive

Paneer Popcorn


All-Purpose Flour- 100 Grams 

Chilli Flakes- ½ Tablespoons 

Ginger Garlic Paste- 1 Teaspoon

Salt- According to taste 

Water- 100 ml 

Paneer- 350 Grams 

Bread Crumbs: 50-70 Grams 

Chilli Powder-½ Teaspoon 

Cooking Oil- 250 ml 

How to Prepare?

Take a mixing bowl and add All Purpose Flours, Chilli Flakes, Ginger Garlic Paste, Salt, and mix well. Add water and stir until it gets a smooth consistency. Cut the Paneer in small cubes and then add those cubes in the mixture. Keep the coated Paneer cubes aside for 10 minutes. Take another bowl and add Bread Crumbs, Chilli Powder, Salt, and mix well. Take the marinated Paneer with Bread Crumbs and then fry the cubes until they turn golden brown. 

Serving Tip: Serve the freshly made Crispy Paneer Popcorn with Ketchup or any variety of Chutney that you like. 

Fried Rice, Because We Understand Your Cravings 

Fried Rice

We all love Fried Rice and if you are craving for it, then here is the simple recipe that you can try at home with limited ingredients. 


Boiled Rice- 2 Cups 

Oil- 3 Tablespoons 

Chopped Garlic- 2 Tablespoons 

Soya Sauce- 1Tablespoon

Vinegar- ½ Tablespoon 

Black Pepper Powder- ½ Tablespoon

Chopped Carrots- ¼ Cup  

Chopped Onion- ¼ cups 

Chopped Bell Pepper- ¼ Cups 

Chopped Cabbage-¼ cups 

Chopped Green Chilli- 1 

How to Prepare? 

Heat a pan on high flame with Oil and add chopped Garlic slightly. Add other chopped vegetables and wait till they get fried (max 2-3 minutes). Add boiled Rice, Soya Sauce, Vinegar, Black Pepper Powder, and Salt to taste. Mix them all well and wait for 1 minute before turning off the flame. 

Serving Tip: If you want to enjoy your Fried Rice meal, then you can have it along with any variety of Soup or Hot Coffee.

Veg. Chowmein, We Know This Is What You Are Craving The Most 

Vegetarian Chowmein

If you are missing eating Chowmein as much as we are, then try this easy recipe to make yourself feel better.  


Chow/ Noodles- 100 Grams 

Soya Sauce-2 Tablespoons 

Vinegar-1 Tablespoon

Green Chilli Sauce-1 Tablespoon 

Tomato Ketchup- 1Tablespoon

Ginger Garlic Paste- 1 Tablespoon 

Onion-½ cup 

Cabbage-¼ cup 

Capsicum-¼ cup 

Cooking oil- 4 Tablespoons

Green Chilli- 1-2  

Black Pepper Powder-¼ Tablespoon 

Salt- According to taste 

How to Prepare? 

Boil the Chow/ Noodles and keep them on the side. Heat the Oil in Pan and add Ginger Garlic Paste in it, stir for a few seconds and then add all the other vegetables. Fry the vegetables for a few minutes and then add boiled Chow/ Noodles to it. Wait for a few seconds and then add Soya Sauce, Green Chilli Sauce, Tomato Ketchup, Vinegar, and Black Pepper Powder, and Salt. Mix all the ingredients in the pan and let it cook for a minute.

Serving Tip: Take the Chowmein on the plate and serve it with Tomato Ketchup. You can also use Red Chilli Sauce if you like Spicy Food. 

Nobody knows when this lockdown will get over and how long we all have to wait for our favorite restaurants and food outlets to get open, till then you can try these easy dishes to make at home during lockdown to calm the cravings of your taste buds.

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