As the coronavirus pandemic spread throughout the world, everyone is increasingly practicing social distancing to slow down the spread of the disease. With a stay at home order, many are working from home and with the shutdown of the public places such as theatres, restaurants, bars, etc. everyone seems to be trying their hands-on cooking. It’s not for just sustenance but for comfort and entertainment as well.

Last week, it seemed like everyone I knew started baking. My social media (Instagram and Facebook) feed was filled with chocolate muffins, blueberry cheesecake, chocolate chip cookies, loves of sourdough, loaves of chocolate bread, and many more. I also love baking and recently, I tried my hands on baking focaccia. A simple yet quick recipe to substitute bread in this lockdown.

I know one thing that walking into the kitchen to make something to eat would always make you feel better and it’s a nourishing act, isn’t it?

The act of preparing and serving a meal, even if it’s simple, it can bring great comfort to the cook as well as the diner.

So, here we have come up with some dishes that you might be craving for. And you will be amazed to know how simple these recipes are and know your culinary expertise!

Try these out and calm your hunger pangs with these delicious, quick, and easy recipes amid the lockdown.

  1. Garlic Bread Sticks


Everyone loves Dominos’ Garlic Bread Sticks, isn’t it? Ever thought of trying it at home? It’s really simple. This is one of the recipes that I wanted to give a try and finally, I did it. It turned out really delicious, trust me! It’s pretty easy and quick, you just need a handful of ingredients and you are done with it. Let’s have a look at the recipe.

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2. Multi-Grain Dosa

Love South-Indian Food?

Dosa or Indian Crepe is a famous dish of South India. It’s usually a mix of lentil and rice, fermented together and crepes are made. These crepes are stuffed potato mixture or cheese or paneer (cottage cheese) or other stuffing.

Here, we have a recipe of a mixture of various lentils and brown rice which is full of protein and make a healthy breakfast, snack or dinner. These are light-filled with the goodness of various lentils.

And why don’t you try this multi-grain dosa with Lebanese hummus?

Try it out!

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3. Quesadilla


Quesadilla is filled with a cheesy mixture of veggies and other ingredients. This is amongst the most popular Mexican foods across the globe, and the lip-smacking fillings peeping out of quesadilla is sure to make everyone drool. You will surely love the gooeyness of cheese and the crunchiness of the tortillas and corn in these scrumptious quesadillas.

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4. Jalebi


Jalebi is a popular crispy, sugary Indian dessert made with maida (all purpose flour) and sugar syrup. It is not just loved by the kids but adults as well. This crispy spiral dessert is served with different condiments. In Gujarat, Jalebi is often paired with Fafda while in Rajasthan, it is served with hot milk or rabri and it is also delightful when paired with samosa and kachori. No wonder this delicacy tastes better when paired with some spicy dish or after a sumptuous meal.

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5. Peanut Chaat


Peanut Chaat is a combination of peanuts, tomatoes, cucumbers, spices and a generous squeeze of lemon juice. It is a delicious and satisfying snack with low fat. It’s very easy to make and can be served as an appetizer or anytime spicy snack!

Create culinary magic in your kitchen with this delectable delicacy!

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6. Chocolate Mug Cake


Craving for chocolate cake? Don’t worry you don’t have to wait for hours. It’s a 2-minute thing!

This is the simplest chocolate dessert yet incredibly delicious, moist, easy and best for the individual servings.

This is the best recipe for a mug cake!

A must-try for all the cake lovers!

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6. Mug Pizza


Mug pizza is really easy to make and is made with the ingredients that you probably already have in the kitchen and the whole thing takes really less time than to order a pizza. It’s a quick-fix pizza yet gives an authentic taste. It’s a wonderful treat to serve anyone. The cheesy and saucy bite of Mug Pizza is just delightful!

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So, what are you trying today?