Don’t like wasting food? Well, you must be thinking what to do with the leftovers. If you are thinking of throwing away the last night’s food, we will ask you to re-think again. Why? You can make some amazing dishes from the leftover food and you won’t believe how easy it is to do so.
Let’s show you some quick, lip-smacking recipes that you can make from leftover food –
- Chapati Upma – Made from leftover Chapati
This easy to make upma recipe involves sautéing chapatti with some veggies like onion, capsicum and green chili. Make sure that you cut chapatti in small pieces. You can also add peanuts and sesame seeds for extra flavor.
- Fried Rice – Made from leftover rice
This is the easiest and yummiest way to have fried rice. All you got to do is fry the rice with some veggies. You can spice it up further with some soy sauce and tomato sauce. You can also add egg to make it healthier and delicious.
- Dal Pav Bhaji – Made from leftover dal
Got leftover dal? You can easily make dal pav bhaji with it that you can relish with pav bread. Simply boil the veggies that you want to add into dal and mix it with some fresh ginger-garlic. Make sure that veggies are mashed well. Add dollops of butter before serving.
- Fried Idli – Made from leftover idli
All you have to do is sauté the idlis to make them spicy, masala idlis. You can fry them with veggies if you like. Don’t forget to add spices like pepper, chili powder, turmeric and coriander to top it up.
- Bread Pakora – Made from leftover bread
Make a mixture of besan or flour with water to reach a good consistency with some spices and green chili. Now all you have to do is dip your bread and fry it in oil. That easy! Your bread pakoras are ready in no time.
- Vegetable cutlets – Made from leftover sabzi
If you got dry sabzi then add some bread crumbs and cheese to it to make a dough. Make small balls of the dough to fry them up. It tastes best with tomato ketchup.
- Chana Pasta – Made from leftover chole
This is one of the coolest dishes that you can make from leftover chole. Simply boil some pasta and cook it with chole and some tomato puree in a pan.
- Roti Burrito – Made from leftover roti
The Mexican burrito can be made from roti as well. Fry up the leftover roti from both sides. Now for the filling, cut some veggies like onion, capsicum, tomato and bell peppers. Stuff them inside roti burrito along with some cheese.
- Cheesy Roti Roll – Made from leftover roti and veggies
That’s an Indian version of roll from roti. Toss the fresh veggies in a pan and use them as filing for the roll. Add cottage cheese to make it more flavorful.
- Lemon Rice – Made from leftover rice
The easiest way to cook leftover rice is to fry it with some lemon, grated lemon zest, mustard seeds, Bengal gram, spices and curry leaves. You can have it with any curry you like.