Easy no-heat cooking idea for your lazy meal-making days!
Have you ever explored the possibility of no-heat cooking? We all have those days when we just don’t feel like cooking. Given the existing COVID situation, eating out should be avoided. So the best option for you is no – heat cooking!
Easy no-heat cooking idea
For the lazy meal-making days
Have ever explored the possibility of no-heat cooking? We all have those days when we just don’t feel like cooking. Given the existing COVID situation, eating out should be avoided. So the best option for you is no – heat cooking! Yes, that’s right no-heat cooking barely takes time and you have to put in less effort as well. And to add to this, it is a healthy choice for a meal. Toss your cooktop aside and put on your chef hat, let’s get no-heat cooking!
Here are few easy no-heat cooking recipes to get you started with it.
Overnight soaked oats & chia seed pudding
This recipe is a healthy breakfast choice and it hardly takes any time to prepare it.
- Chia seeds
- Grated coconut
Take a mason jar, add oats and yogurt and toss in the refrigerator. Let it settle overnight. In the morning add cut banana and top it with almonds and grated coconut.
Feel free to add your twist to the dish according to your liking. This is healthy and refreshing. If you are looking to lose some weight, this should be your go-to breakfast choice.
No-heat cooking Sprout Salad
Sprout salad is a favorite among fitness enthusiasts; it is very low in calorie count yet highly nutritious and filling. It is very easy to prepare, you can get done in under 5 mins. If you are someone who is trapped in a super busy schedule yet you prefer eating healthy, sprout salad is your man!
- Green gram
- Pinch of salt
- Mint leaves
Soak green gram in water overnight. In the morning drain the water of the grams and add chopped onions, tomatoes, and a pinch of salt. Garnish it with some lemon juice and mint leaves.
Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches
A favorite of all ages, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches never go out of style. They are delicious and easy to make.
- Crunchy peanut butter
- Multi-grain bread
Apply a liberal amount of Crunchy peanut butter on the bread and top it with some jelly. Relish this snack as tea time munchies or a breakfast choice! This recipe is a little heavy on calories but surely something you can squeeze into your diet.
Fruit yogurt salad
This fruit yogurt salad is sure to take to a tropical mood. This can be eaten as a snack or as a dessert after the meal. It is high in essential nutrients and fiber. You can add seasonal fruits and even dry fruits to make it more interesting.
- Dry fruits
Take a bowl, add yogurt to it. Cut fruits into small cubes and add to the yogurt. Add honey according to your sweet tooth. Sprinkle some crushed dry fruit on the top.
Carrot and cucumber coleslaw
There is nothing like freshly made coleslaw to go with your burger or steak. Be it French fries or a dinner side, this is a win-win for you. It hardly takes any time, but it is sure to tantalize your taste buds.
Grate cucumber and carrot to small size. In a separate bowl add cheese into it. To the cheese add grated cucumber and carrot. Mix it well. Top you coleslaw with mint leaves. If you want to make it a little spicy, add a pinch of salt and pepper. If you like it tangy, add a hint of lemon to the mixture.
Puffed rice salad
This is a favorite among street food in India. It is so easily available, but have you ever thought of making it on your own! It is extremely easy and tasty to eat. It is sweet and spicy at the same time.
- Puffed rice
- Tamarind water
- Green chutney
Add chopped tomatoes and onions to a bowl. Add puffed rice to the chopped mixture. To the same mixture, add tamarind water, jaggery, and green chutney to the mixture. Garnish it with lemon, mint, and coriander.
One layered strawberry cream cake
This is the best no-heat dessert option. The freshly baked cake is something everyone enjoys as a dessert, but the no-heat cream cake is easy and delicious to eat.
- Store-bought cream
Crush the biscuits to a rough powder. Use plain unflavored biscuits. Keep it aside. Roughly chop the strawberries into medium pieces. Take a dessert bowl; add powdered biscuits to it (half-inch thick). Add a layer of strawberries to it. Top it with cream. Make another layer of powdered biscuits, strawberries, and cream. Keep in the refrigerator for 4 hours. Garnish it with almonds and it is ready to serve.
Watermelon mint salad
Watermelon mint salad is a summer delight. It brings a tropical flavor to the platter. It is very healthy and good for hydration during the summers. It aids digestion and stomach health. You can enjoy this summer fruit with a twist.
- Feta cheese
Chop the watermelon into medium-sized cubes. Add ice to the chopped watermelon and leave it for 15mins. Add the watermelon cubes to a salad bowl. Cut the feta cheese into cubes. Add it to the bowl. Garnish it with mint leaves.
I hope this article will inspire you to try out no-heat cooking. It is healthy and easy to make. As you try out these recipes, make sure to enjoy the process. When you cook on the stovetop, take care of the safety of you and your family. Install IGT gas safety device to avoid mishaps and a stress-free cooking experience. If you have more ideas on no-heat cooking recipes, do share them for us to explore. Do check out the blog on Easy to Make Mocktail Recipes.