10 fifteen minute dishes for people who stay in a PG

10 fifteen minute dishes for people who stay in a PG: The only thing consistent is this unexpected life is hunger pangs. Though hunger pangs have this habit of occurring at any possible time but they are more prominent after midnight. When at home, you do not have the luxury to go to the kitchen after 12 as it will disturb your family members and also, your mom will kill you. However, when you are in a PG, you can go to the kitchen anytime along with your friends and create your own version of Master Chef. Whenever your hunger makes you visit the PG’s kitchen you either end up making Maggi or omelette, which gets boring over the time. So let us bring a bit of sugar and spice into your life by giving out to you the ingredients and the recipes of dishes which you can cook in just fifteen minutes. All you need to do now is to get the utensils ready and make use of this Masterclass to produce some satisfying and comforting dishes.

10 fifteen minute dishes for people who stay in a PG
10 fifteen minute dishes for people who stay in a PG



What you need: Besan (Gram flour), onions, potatoes, cauliflower, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, vegetable oil and salt.

Step 1: Peel the potatoes and cut them into thin slices. Repeat the same with the onions.

Step 2: Separate the florets from the cauliflower.

Step 3: Add salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder to the gram flour. Make the batter thin by adding water to it.

Step 4: Heat oil in a shallow pan.

Step 5: Once the oil is hot take the cut vegetables, one at a time and dip it into the flour mix before releasing in into the pan.

Step 6: Cook till they turn golden-brown.

Step 7: Enjoy the pakoras with some ketchup and hot chai.


10 fifteen minute dishes for people who stay in a PG

Besan Chilla

What you need: Gram flour (Besan), finely chopped onions and green chillies, salt and butter.

Step 1: Mix besan, finely chopped onions and green chillies in a deep pan.

Step 2: Make the mixture thin by adding water to it. Try not to add too much water and keep the texture of the mix slightly thick.

Step 3: Heat butter in a flat pan.

Besan Chilla

Step 4: Add a generous amount of the mixture to the pan and with the help of a steel bowl draw a round shape out of the mix.

Step 5: Cook on both the sides and serve it with tomato ketchup.

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Masala Pav

Masala Pav

 What you need: Finely chopped onions, tomatoes and capsicum, salt, butter and pav buns.

Step 1: Take a pan and add butter to it.

Step 2: To it add the finely chopped onions.

Step 3: When the onions turn golden brown add tomatoes and capsicum to the mixture.

Step 4: Add salt and a little bit water to the mixture and allow it to cook.

Step 5: In a separate pan fry the pav buns a bit till they turn golden brown.

Step 6: Top the buns with the steaming hot mixture you just prepared and enjoy it with some chai.

Paneer Bhujji

Paneer Bhujji

 What you need: Paneer, onions, tomatoes, salt, pepper, cumin seeds and butter.

Step 1: Finely chop the onions and the tomatoes.

Step 2: Crumble the paneer.

Step 3: Add butter to the pan. Once hot add cumin seeds to it.

Step 4: Add onions to the pan, when brown add tomatoes to it.

Step 5: Once the onion-tomato mixture is cooked well, add paneer to the mixture.

Step 6: Add salt and pepper to it as per your taste and enjoy it with some roti’s or leftover rice.

Curd Rice

Curd Rice

 What you need: Boiled rice, curd, salt, mustard seeds and butter.

Step 1: Add curd to the boiled rice followed by salt.

Step 2: Heat butter in the pan add mustard seeds to it.

Step 3: When the mustard seeds start popping then add it to the top of your curd-rice mixture.

Step 4: Mix well and enjoy. 

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French toast

French toast

 What you need: Bread, butter, milk, eggs and honey.

Step 1: Take a deep pan and mix the milk, the eggs (two) and the honey.

Step 2: Keep a frying pan on the cooking station and turn on the heat. Once the pan is hot, add butter to it.

Step 3: Dip the bread with the help of a fork into the mixture of Step 1 and place it on the frying pan.

Step 4: Heat it on both the sides until they turn golden brown.

Step 5: Pour some honey over the hot toast and dig in. 

Egg Curry

Egg Curry

 What you need: Hard boiled eggs, cumin seeds, finely chopped onions and tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and butter.

Step 1: Heat the butter in a pan and add finely chopped onions to it.

Step 2: Once the onions turn brown, add tomatoes to it.

Step 3: Take butter in a separate pan and fry the eggs in it till their white cover turns into a beautiful golden-brown.

Step 4: Add turmeric powder, pepper and salt to the curry, followed by water and let it simmer for a while.

Step 5: When the curry is thick add eggs to it and enjoy it with rice or chapattis’. 

Aloo Sandwich

Aloo Sandwich

 What you need: Mashed potatoes, finely chopped onions and green chilli, coriander, salt, bread and butter.

Step 1: Take the mashed potatoes in a bowl and add onions, coriander, green chilli and salt to it.

Step 2: Take a slice of bread and spread butter on it. Add the mixture to it and cover it with another slice of bread.

Step 3: Heat butter in a pan and heat the bread on both the sides till it turns golden-brown.

Bread Paneer Roll

Bread Paneer Roll

 What you need: Crumbled paneer, onion, bread, tomato ketchup, salt, coriander, red pepper and butter.

Step 1: Take a pan and mix finely chopped onions to the crumbled paneer.

Step 2: Further add salt, red pepper, coriander and tomato ketchup to the mixture and keep it aside.

Step 3: Take the bread and cut its crusts from all the sides.

Step 4: Roll out the bread with the help of a belan. Try to make it as thin as possible

Step 5: Add the mixture to the bread and turn it into a roll.

Step 6: Take a frying pan add butter to it and heat the roll till it turns crispy golden brown.

Phodnicha Bhaat

Phodnicha Bhaat

What you need: Leftover rice, chopped onions, cumin seeds, coriander, butter, turmeric powder and salt.

Step 1: Heat butter in the pan and add cumin seeds to it.

Step 2: Further add and cook onions till they turn brown.

Step 3: Add the rice to it and toss it with some salt and turmeric powder.

Step 4: Garnish the rice with some coriander leaves and enjoy.

Do let us know in the comments below, the secret recipe of the dishes which you like to cook in your PG whenever you suffer from the midnight and midmorning hunger pangs

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