Every home, mostly end up with some cooked rice, prepared pulses, mashed potatoes, sugar syrup, etc. With the following handful of recipes, we can reduce wastage of the stuff left after some party; formal get together.
This article encloses some meaningful methods which can be very helpful for us to save food that is one of the most valuable resources. Their quantity and type are the two important factors that can guide you before your deciding of preparing a meal out of them.
Left over dal recipe:
1. Dal tikki-Take red chilly, sliced onions, white flour, salt, semolina (for a crunchy texture) along with the left dal mixture. Make small balls of this mixture and fry them in a nonstick pan. Serve it hot with green chilly sauce and tomato ketchup.
2)Dal paranthas– This is a smart way of using the left dal. Pour some wheat in it, along with sliced onions, add salt and chilly powder as per your taste. Make a dough with all the above ingredients and make healthy chapattis with it. Serve hot with green sauce and pickles.
Leftover rice dishes:
1) Lemon rice-This is the new way to save your cooked rice. Put three tablespoons refined oil in a cooking pan and add cooked rice in it. Add turmeric, chopped onions and lemon as per your taste. Mix well and serve hot with curd.
2) Rice pranthas– Pour somewhat in it, along with sliced onions, add salt and chilly powder as per your taste. Make a dough with all the above ingredients and make healthy chapattis with it. Serve hot with green sauce and pickles.
Leftover mashed potatoes
1) Cheese balls– The idea of mashed potato is common, but they are usually not left waste. But still if you are done from eating boring parantha’s and cutlets.
Just try this out that guarantees further luring. Take small cubes of cheese and add it into the mashed potatoes ball. The balls should be rolled first into breadcrumbs to make a crunchy top. Yummy isn’t it!
Leftover raw vegetables
1) Salad with a twist: while hosting parties we end up with some tit and bits of fresh vegetables like carrot, cucumber, cabbage, onion shreds, etc. All you need to do is to make a simple paste made up of sugar and lemon. It provides an amazing sweet and sour contrast. Just mix your raw vegetables into the syrup and relish. Grilling your leftover veggies like mushrooms and bell peppers on a wood pellet smoker is a great idea. It adds a lot of flavour and you don’t have to throw them away.