Spring is the season of beauty! It is the time for vibrant blooms, fresh produce and pleasant weather. In accordance with that, spring cooking is all about delicious, juicy and colourful vegetables and fruits packed with rich nutrients.
Starting from crisp lettuce, green peas, broccoli and likes, you can feast on seasonal vegetables by preparing some simple yet healthy dishes.
Following are some easy-to-make spring recipes that you try at home and savour the taste!
1. Spinach Cheese Omelette
You can have this fluffy spinach cheese omelette for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This recipe is full of greens and super healthy and tasty. You can adjust the quantity of cheese and keep it less if you are a weight watcher.
It is easy to make and takes only a few minutes, and the ingredients are easily available in the kitchen. This spring recipe is also great for a gluten-free and keto diet.
2. Methi Masala Poori
The main ingredients of this recipe are meth leaves, arhar dal and little green chillies. Poori is an Indian flatbread usually served at breakfast. However, you can have it during any meal of the day.
It takes only a few minutes to make this crispy outside and soft inside poori. You can make it even healthier by making the dough with whole wheat flour and less oil. You can have this poori with raita, achaar or any tangy curries like aloo masala, Amritsari Chole, aloo tamatar ki sabzi and likes.
3. Matar Mashroom Curry
Green peas and mushrooms are high in protein and are also naturally gluten-free. Thus, even if you are on a diet and craving some restaurant-like vegetarian dish, this recipe is for you. No, you do not have to be a master chef to prepare this dish!
Both the main ingredients are easily available in the market. You can make a smooth, creamy gravy and add these vegetables to make a Dhaba-style curry without adding too much oil or spices.
4. Chicken, Spinach & Sweet Potato Stew
This dish contains high fibres, low calories and low fat. The healthy one-pot recipe is full of flavour, and you will get the goodness of all seasonable vegetables.
The best part of this spring recipe is that you can have it individually or pair it with naan roti or brown bread for a sumptuous meal. Since it is a stew and all ingredients are boiled to perfection, the nutrients remain intact.
5. Sweet Carrot Pudding
How can we forget the desert? We all love gajar ka halwa! If you are craving some sweets on your cheat day, this could be your best pick. The fresh red carrots, khoya, cashews, walnuts, pistachio and sweet raisins make it rich in flavour and taste.
However, if you are looking for a healthier version of this dish, you can make it without ghee, sugar or khoya. Either way, it will explode your mouth with flavour!
What are your favourite vegetables to put in spring recipes? Comment below, and do not forget to share the recipe with us!