Do you frequently forego your enjoyment of wonderful cuisine to eat bland, boring meals to keep fit and healthy? Isn't that too much of a sacrifice to be healthy? No matter how hard do you resist it, eating simple bland meals for lunch and dinner might keep your body healthy, but it might be a torture for your tastebuds. A great dinner after a long day can satisfy your soul and help you unwind. If you feel the same way, here are some simple oil-free dishes that will not only satisfy your taste buds but also keep you healthy.
Potatoes and zucchini Pancake
This is a simple no-oil pancake that can be created in a flash and with little effort. You may also add almond flour to make this pancake scrumptious.
1 zucchini and 2 potatoes grated
1 cup oat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
a handful of coriander leaves
1 egg, and some seasoning salt to produce this simple dish
Grate potatoes, zucchini, and coriander leaves into a coarse mixture, and then mix with an egg, spices, and flour to make a smooth batter.
Pour a ladle full of batter onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Repeat with the remaining batter; you may need to work in batches, but it's all worth it because there's no oil. Bake the pancakes to perfection at 200 degrees Celsius, then flip the sides and serve.
Soup with chicken and barley
Nothing beats a good chicken soup, but did you know you can cook one without using any oil? To create this simple meal,
Chop chicken breasts into little pieces and puncture them with a fork.
Next, make a marinade with 1 lemon juice, ginger, garlic, and chili paste Cover the pieces well
Refrigerate for 30 to 60 minutes.
Now, thoroughly wash the vegetables and grains. Then, in a soup pot or pressure cooker, add the marinated chicken, mix it for a minute, then add the veggies, water, salt, and black pepper.
Allow the soup to simmer for a few minutes before adding the barley and pressure cooking for 20 minutes. Pour in the soup and decorate as desired. Serve with your favorite bread.
Fried rice without the need for frying
It may sound unusual, but this is a great go-to lunch for anyone who enjoys rice. It's simple, and once you know how to make no-fry-fried rice, you may add your spin!
To make this dish, heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Meanwhile, prepare the vegetables and wash the rice. Pour some water into the pan, then add the washed rice, making sure it is well-soaked. Then add the vegetables, meat chunks, garlic, and ginger paste, and season with black pepper and salt.
Cover the pan and stir occasionally until the rice, vegetables, and meat are cooked together. Remove the top, garnish with fresh coriander, and serve hot!
Sandwich with hung curd
Sandwiches are the tastiest yet healthiest option for replacing those drab, monotonous meals. The best part is that you can customize it with your favorite ingredients and condiments.
Whisk up 1 cup of hung curd
12 cups of low-fat fresh cream until smooth
Take grate carrots and cucumber, and finely slice onion, parsley, and green chilies
Finally, boil sweet corn kernels with a pinch of salt in water, then drain. Combine the corn with the rest of the creamy sauce and the vegetables. The creamy mixture should next be seasoned with Italian herbs, chili flakes, salt, and pepper. Toast the bread pieces, spoon the creamy sauce on top, and serve with your favorite beverage. Enjoy the deliciousness.
Nothing beats a creamy chicken meal, but figuring out how to cook it without oil can be tricky. This is a simple meal that you can prepare at any moment without much effort.
Wash two chicken breasts thoroughly and drain the water. After the chicken has been wet, make cuts in it so that the marinade can soak in.
In a bowl mix 250 grams of hanging curd
150 grams of fresh cream, and whisk until smooth
Stir in some red chili powder, coriander powder, roasted cumin powder, salt, pepper, garlic, and ginger paste.
Make a smooth mixture and add some Kasuri methi to make it more aromatic. You can tweak the spices to your liking. Refrigerate the chicken for 2 hours after thoroughly coating it.
Moreover, heat a nonstick pan and add the chicken, making sure to cook it over a low to medium flame. Stir and flip the sides, then close the lid; the steam will beautifully cook the meat. Transfer the cooked chicken to a serving dish. Garnish with coriander and serve with your favorite bread!