What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you heard the word – tiffin? Recess time in school, did we hear? Don’t know about but we just took a walk down the memory lanes remembering those golden days. From waiting for the break bell to finishing tiffin in the first period itself, most of us have done it all. Well, yes, with time things have changed, including our food choices. We have moved to healthier options. And, the struggle gets real when we have to pick a new item for tiffin? Wait, are you wondering why are we talking about tiffins? Oh yes, we want to help you with some healthy recipes that you can prepare quickly for your tiffin.
Here’re seven drool-worthy recipes. Take a look:
This is a great option when you want to chomp on something utterly delicious and healthy at the same time. Moong dal cheela carries the goodness of certain vegetables along with cottage cheese and mild spices. Trust us, this desi pancake is never going to disappoint you.
This classic South Indian dish never fails to tempt us with its taste. You can have it for breakfast or any other meal of the day. Team it with sambar and coconut chutney for a wholesome experience. Just prepare a nice batter and let it ferment overnight. You can then make fluffy idlis the next day for a great meal.
To prepare this recipe, all you have to do is use some leftover rice, preferably brown or matta rice. Make masala first with the ingredients available at home and then, break an egg into it. Mix the rice into it and your garlic and egg fried rice are ready.
This popular Gujarati snack is a sheer delight. Despite being one of the most popular snacks across the country, it’s absolutely tasty and healthy. To prepare this, first, make a batter with gram flour, citric acid, salt and turmeric. Mix some baking powder into it and steam it to perfection. Cut them into pieces, fry and enjoy.
There are many ways to savour oats and this is one interesting method. Oats are healthy and you can use the same to make these mouth-watering pancakes. Once done, don’t forget to serve it with maple syrup or vegan coconut spreads.
6) Roti Taco
It’s never too late to start experimenting with food in your kitchen. There are some simple recipes that taste well and can be given healthy twists. If you have rotis at home and you don’t want to devour it the regular way, just go for these scrumptious tacos. You can use your choice of vegetables as well to make it healthier. It’s a great way to make your kids have vegetables.
If you like to stick to your desi food choices, this yummy multigrain paratha is a perfect dish to have. It’s typically prepared with ragi, jowar and soya flour. Pair the parathas with pickle or green chutney (if you have it available at home).
Hope these recipes will help you decide what to carry in your tiffin box.