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Last Updated : Jul 18,2017
Awesome Foods That Need No Cooking
Surprise! Here are some mouth-watering recipes that will tempt you to make your own food even when you are in no mood to cook. Oh well, we tricked you here – these recipes require no cooking. Yet, believe us or not, some of them are sumptuous enough to be had as a meal.
Right from starters and salads, to the dessert, you can conjure up a whole meal without any cooking. These recipes are usually made with minimal ingredients, and can be made quickly and easily. Since they require no stovetop or oven cooking, even kids can participate in the process of churning out these delicacies. When making no-cooking recipes, usually we opt for ingredients like cheese, celery, carrots, cucumber, etc., which can be eaten raw. These ingredients, when coupled with the right spices, seasonings and garnishes, yield truly amazing dishes.
Italian Bhel Puri and Quick Bhakarwadi Chaat are inspiringly innovative, yet so simple that you can make them any time, as an evening snack or starter for a party. Guacamole, a Mexican dip made with avocadoes is also easy to make but has an enchanting creaminess and appetizing flavor that all will love. Serve it with nacho chips or strips of veggies. It is ideal to munch on when you are watching a movie or chatting with friends! Couple a sandwich such as the Cheese-N-Celery Sandwiches or the Schezwan Paneer Cold Sandwich with a milkshake such as the Oreo Milkshake to make a sumptuous meal that will appeal to young and old alike!
Quick, no-cooking recipes are not necessarily simple. They can be stunningly exotic and innovative too. Try the Pinwheel Sandwiches to get a taste of such innovativeness. Sweet and spicy with a very attractive appearance, this snack cum starter is made of flattened slices of bread layered with jam, cheese and green chutney, and rolled up into pinwheels. Slices of capsicum and olives add crunch and tang, making this sandwich a real tongue-tickler. For those with a sweet tooth, there are immensely satisfying choices like the Healthy No Bake Cookies, the Strawberry Yoghurt and the Fruit Tarts, which are guaranteed to bowl over the diners, age no bar!
As far as food goes, nothing is impossible. A little bit of know-how and lots of creativity will help you create boundless wonders, working around any kind of constraint. Don’t you now believe that it is possible to turn out a fabulous meal even without cooking?! If you loved these, you will also relish other such recipes on our website and app, so do check them out.
Why would someone pick no-cooking recipes?
|1. ||Kids can help in making the recipes as there is no risk of flame or oven cooking.
|2. ||Can be made quickly and easily.
|3. ||Use lesser ingredients compared to traditional recipes.
|4. ||Recipes for kids and adults can be made without cooking.
|5. ||Make Healthy Juices and Smoothies.
|6. ||Enjoy Healthy Salads, Salad Dips and Raitas.
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Mixed Veggie Raita by Tarla Dalal
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Rose Milk Recipe, Rose Milk Recipe with Sabza Seeds by Tarla Dalal
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