Feeling Lazy To Go To Kitchen? Dig Into These Ready-To-Cook or Eat Options
Image Credit: Jackfruit from Wakao

There are days with work from home being the new normal, there are days when zoom calls or google meet occupies most of your time and you are left with barely anytime time to cook. Then what? You surely cant overlook your meals. This saw the demand for ready-to-eat food products and it was during this period the ready-to-cook food products saw a huge customer base as they flew off the shelf in no time. Being convenient to cook/ eat and even something that requires very less time, these Ready-To-Eat and Cook products became the hot favorite of young consumers. The convenience level of these products, something which can be consumed at any time and anywhere, these products are being slowly considered as the closest alternative to regular food be it for lunch, dinner or breakfast. 

Here are are few of the new Ready-To-Eat and Cook products that one can binge on.


Instant meal options serve as a savior for those isolating or refraining from stepping out or even feeling lazy to go to kitchen. Keeping the needs of the same Yu has successfully found the solution for this concern by combining food and technology to create a revolutionary product. With the help of highly advanced lyophilization technology (Freeze Drying), the brand sees chef-curated recipes that are 100% natural ingredients. The brand sees some Instant Pasta Bowls in 3 variants (Creamy Chunky Tomato, Peri Peri and Three Cheese) and Instant Fresh Fruit & Nut Oat Bowls in 3 variants (Berry Apple Cinnamon, Banana Caramel, Peanut Butter Berry) and Instant Halwa Bowls in  3 variants (Moong Dal Halwa, Gajar Halwa, Multigrain Halwa). Yu intends to change the perception of packaged ready-to-eat foods and hence the brand is 100% natural, chemical-free, nutritious foods that have become day-to-day home meal replacements.

Price- Rs 75-125 per bowl


With the focus around plant-based foods is due to multiple reasons one mainly being the pandemic and covid has brought everyone's life to a standstill. People have started getting very conscious of what's getting on their plate and so Wakao Foods has come up with jackfruit-based foods. this Goan based brand that focuses on plant based product is ethically sourced 'Ready to Cook' and 'Ready to Eat' products to the market like Jack Burger Patty, Butter Jack, Teriyaki Jack, BBQ Jack, Wakao Starter Pack, 100% Gluten Free, Tasty Treat which sees Burger Patty + Butter Jack + Teriyaki Jack and more. 

Price- Rs 350 onwards 

Hello Tempayy

Vegolution – a Bengaluru-based food start-up has launched Hello Tempayy, a super bean-based, easy to cook food that can be adapted across cuisines, meal occasions and cooking styles. This 100% vegetarian protein-rich food made by fermenting the soybeans. Currently available in Bengaluru, Mysore, Hyderabad and Chennai in five variants: Natural, Simply Sriracha, Peppery Szechuan Chilli, Peri Peri  and Spiced Tawa Masala. The bold flavours developed by Vegolution will reveal new and unexplored tastes to the modern Indian palate through its range of Hello Tempayy ready-to-cook products. With great flavour absorption, a hearty texture, and a mild nutty flavour, this is the perfect ingredient to add variety to daily diets. All products are easy to cook and can be seamlessly incorporated into a variety of cuisines, making it perfect for curries, stir-fries, kebabs, rolls and so much more.  

Price- Rs 150 onwards.

Kohinoor Authentic Basmati Biryani Kit

Who doesn’t love a well cooked biriyani, but given the preparation needed most of us shy away. This ready to cook biriyani pack from Kohinoor is India's First Ready To Cook Basmati Biryani Kit, it’s absolutely homemade deliciousness of making authentic basmati biryani - ready in 30 minutes using 3 simple steps. And do you know the recipe has been sourced from the royal kitchens of the Nizam. 

Price- Rs 125 onwards