3 healthy lockdown rice meals that you can easily cook at home

3 healthy lockdown rice meals that you can easily cook at home

One of the most painful things during the lockdown is foodies getting deprived of tasting lip smacking dishes at their favourite restaurants or dhabas. Well, there’s another angle to it, we humans are best known for evolving ourselves rapidly as per the given conditions. Therefore, you are just a step away from developing yourself from a connoisseur of good food to a great cook. In this blog, we are going to share 3 one-pot dishes which are not only easy to cook but also involve less pain – fewer utensils.

Sambar Sadam

The tart of tamarind and spices of this sambar rice dish will put flavours in your lockdown life.


In a pressure cooker, heat oil and add hing, mustard seeds, dried chilies, and curry leaves. Cook for a while on slow heat and add spices along with a spoon of ghee. Add finely chopped bottle gourd, potato, and onions. Add rice, toor dal, and water accordingly and clock for 3 whistles. After pressure releases naturally, mash the sambar rice slightly and your Sambar Sadam is ready. Serve hot with curd.

Curd Rice

This healthy and appetising dish is best for summer months.


Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, chopped green chilies and let them splutter. Now add chana and urad dal and let them turn little brown. Add curry leads and red chilies. Pour the prepared tadka on the rice and curd mix and your curd rice dish is ready to serve.

Chana Pulao

This mouth watering dish is best for satisfying your starving taste buds.


In a pressure cooker, heat ghee and add cumin seeds, chopped onions, and cinnamon sticks. Add red chili and turmeric powder and let it cook for few minutes at medium-low heat. Add one cup of rice and boiled Kala Chana, stir it well, and add some salt. Cook it for one whistle and let pressure release naturally. Your tasty chana pulao dish is ready.

Enjoy the above-mentioned dishes during your lazy work from home weekdays and satisfy hungry you.

Daniel is our UK-based freelance Editor. As part of our quest towards credible news, Doctor's Clinic Blog India affiliates with individuals from other parts of the world to provide an in-depth focus on essential topics. Daniel received his degree from the University of Sheffield, and since then, worked to multiple sites as a freelance contributor and editor.

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