Easy one-pot veg recipes perfect for any time of the day.

Posted on July 25th, 2023 03:27 PM
one-pot veg recipes

Life can be a whirlwind of activity, leaving little time for cooking elaborate meals. However, this doesn't mean we have to sacrifice taste and nutrition. One-pot meals come to the rescue! These culinary wonders offer a simple and convenient way to prepare a delicious and satisfying feast without the fuss of juggling multiple pots and pans. They're not only convenient and easy to make but also burst with flavours that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight. In this blog post, we'll explore the magic of one-pot meals and dive into some mouthwatering Re:fresh masalas and spices .

What are One-Pot Meals?

A one-pot meal is exactly what it sounds like a complete and hearty meal cooked using just one pot or pan. From soups and stews to pasta dishes and casseroles, these recipes incorporate all the necessary ingredients in a single vessel, allowing flavours to meld beautifully and reducing the cleanup to a minimum. This culinary approach is perfect for anyone with a hectic lifestyle or limited kitchen space, as it ensures a satisfying meal without hours of preparation.

One-Pot Meals with Re:fresh:

If you want to take your taste buds on an unforgettable adventure, Re:fresh is the ultimate companion. With its exquisite range of flavorous masala, spices, and herbs, Re:fresh adds a dash of enchantment to your one-pot meals. Our range of flavorous masala, spices, and herbs has been carefully curated to infuse your dishes with the perfect balance of aromas and tastes.  Let's explore some tantalizing recipes that showcase the delightful magic of Re:fresh!

One-pot Recipes for dinner, Lunch and Breakfast:

Masala Vegetable Maggi.
When we are talking about easy, convenient and tempting dishes, how can Maggie be not on the list? It’s an instant food but when combined with veggies it becomes healthy too. From kids to adults, everyone loves drolling over this India’s class favourite. Let’s try its quick masala vegetable maggie recipe:

Ingredients required:
Steps for making:
  1. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan and sauté minced garlic cloves and ½ chopped onion.
  2. Add ½ sliced carrot, 2 tbsp of diced capsicum, ½ chopped tomato, and 2 tbsp of sweet corn.
  3. Sauté the vegetables until they become crunchy.
  4. Further, add ¼ tsp of turmeric, ½ tsp of chilli powder, ½ tsp of Garam masala powder, and ¼ tsp of salt. Sauté until the spices turn aromatic.
  5. Pour 1 cup of water and bring it to a boil.
  6. Roughly break 1 pack of Maggi noodles and add the tastemaker.
  7. Mix everything well and boil for 2 minutes or until the noodles are properly cooked.
  8. Finally, garnish with coriander and enjoy masaledar Maggi.
Veg biriyani:
Biriyani is a popular rice dish that has a huge fanbase throughout the globe. Here, we have a quick recipe for a hearty veg biriyani which is filling and satisfying.

Ingredients required:
  • 2 cups Re:fresh Rice
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 2 pieces medium carrots diced into 1" to 1 ½"
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets (around 1″ size)
  •  1 cup green beans
  • 2 large onions sliced
  • ½ cup curd
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh mint
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 2 tsp Re:fresh chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon black cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp Re:fresh biryani masala (or more if needed)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or any other cooking oil
  • 4 cup water or vegetable stock
  • Re:fresh Himalayan pink salt to taste
Steps for making:
  1. Soak rice in water and set aside for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot on medium to high heat.
  3. Add onions and sauté them until caramelized (approximately 8-10 minutes).
  4. Put black cumin, minced garlic, and green chilli, and cook for about 1 minute.
  5. Add cauliflower, carrots, and French beans and sauté for 6-8 minutes.
  6. Finally, add yogurt, lemon juice, green peas, and soaked rice: gently mix well.
  7. Season the mixture with salt and biryani masala.
  8. Add water or vegetable stock and bring the mixture to a boil.
  9. Then add freshly chopped mint and cilantro and simmer the biryani mixture on low heat for about 18-20 minutes.
  10. Serve warm to enjoy this flavorful veg biryani.
Pink sauce fusilli pasta.

Ingredients required.
For The Herbed Fusilli:
For The Pink Sauce:
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions (whites and greens)
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
  • 1/2 cup zucchini diagonally cut
  • 1/2 cup diagonally cut and blanched baby corn
  • 1/2 cup capsicum (red, yellow and green) cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups blanched, peeled, deseeded and chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp Re:fresh dried mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup white sauce made with Re:fresh white alfredo white sauce premix
  • 1/4 cup fresh cream
For Serving:
  • Garlic bread
Steps for making.
For the herbed fusilli:
  1. Heat olive oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add the fusilli, chilli flakes, oregano, and a little salt.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Keep aside.
For the pink sauce:
  1. Heat olive oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add the spring onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the zucchini, baby corn, and capsicum, and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 minutes.
  4. Mix in the tomatoes, tomato ketchup, mixed herbs, chilli flakes, sugar, and salt.
  5. Cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the white sauce and fresh cream, mix well, and cook for 1 minute, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
For pink sauce pasta with herbs:
  1. Just before serving, reheat the pink sauce.
  2. Add the herbed fusilli, mix well, and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve with garlic bread and enjoy!

Summing it up:

One-pot meal recipes are a gift to the modern-day kitchen, bringing together convenience, flavor, and satisfaction on a single plate. With Re:fresh by your side, you have the power to turn your everyday cooking into a culinary masterpiece. So, the next time you crave a delightful and easy-to-make meal, reach for Re:fresh and let the magic unfold in your kitchen. Happy cooking!

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