3-ingredient recipes you MUST try!
Have you ever opened your refrigerator and found nothing to eat? Or craved a quick and easy recipe to amaze yourself?
Everyone loves the delicious smelling curries and eye drooling one-pot meals but what keeps you from cooking it yourself is a long list of ingredients and finesse.
These foolproof 3 ingredient recipes will not only save you from your midnight hunger pangs but also unleash the hidden master chef in you.
- Curd Rice (South Indian Style):
Rice + Curd + Seasoning
The ultimate desi meal, ‘Curd Rice’ is an extensively popular and tasty south Indian dish. It’s comforting for the stomach and great for digestion too.
Recipe: Mix the rice, salt and curd in a bowl and it’s ready. Yes, it’s that simple. You can also add tempering or some finely chopped veggies like carrots and onions if required.
- Oreo Cake:
Oreo biscuits + milk + baking powder
This is a tried and tested recipe. It’s eggless and can be converted into a vegan recipe by swapping cow milk with almond milk.
With readily available ingredients, this is a go-to dessert for cake lovers.
Recipe: Take 2 packets of Oreo chocolate-flavored biscuits, ½ cup Milk, and 1/3 teaspoon baking soda. Soak and blend all ingredients in a blender and pour the batter into a microwave-safe ceramic mug. Now, microwave for 5 mins and you’re super delicious dessert is ready.
Pro-tip: Drizzle chocolate sauce while serving.
- Butter Chicken
Chicken + tomato paste + heavy cream
This creamy and succulent dish is one of the most popular curries in the world. Juicy chicken cubes and creamy gravy tastes out of the world with homemade naan.
Recipe: Heat 1 tablespoon oil and fry diced 500gms freshly cut chicken. Once it turns light brown, add seasoning (salt, red chili powder and garam masala). Now pour 1/3 cup tomato paste and mix it well. Finally, add ½ cup of heavy cream and let it boil for 5-6 mins. Your homemade butter chicken is ready without staining your aprons.
- Nasi Goreng (Indonesian fried rice)
Rice + eggs + veggies
This Indonesian favorite is traditionally served with a fried egg on top. It’s a simple recipe and can be made with easily available ingredients in the kitchen.
Recipe: Heat 2 tablespoons of oil and add chopped vegetables like carrots, beans, peas and onions. Season it well with salt and pepper. You can add soya sauce too! Now, add rice to the pan and stir well. Serve along with a fried egg on top.