Ramadan 2024: 6 One-Pot Meals That Are Easy To Make
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This year Ramadan is going to be observed from 11th March 2024 to 10 April 2024. It is celebrated by millions of people around the world and is a testament to perseverance and devotion. As people celebrate Ramadan by fasting throughout the day for a whole month and only have two meals that are called Iftar and Sehri, these meals have to be healthy. 

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One-pot meals are the best option for cooking delicious food without having to use a lot of utensils that have to be cleaned later. This is not only time efficient but also doesn't require a lot of pre-and post- cooking work. Here are delectable one-pot meals for Ramadan that people may consider. 

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* Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup is a very comforting one pot meal that can be made for Sehri as it is light for the stomach and very digestive. The dish also provides enough protein to the body to carry out the tasks for the day and it is lightly seasoned with some subtle herbs, spices, and a mixture of vegetables. One can add some tender and shredded pieces of chicken to preserve the subtlety and lightness of the dish. Having the dish with a bread toast makes it a satisfying complete meal, especially early in the morning.

* One Pot Shawarma Rice

Shawarma is shredded boneless pieces of chicken thigh that is chopped finely to make a granular consistency of chicken. One pot shawarma rice is the perfect dish that can be prepared within a few minutes. It is made by exquisitely, blending some middle eastern spices with shredded chicken shawarma red rice and some vegetables like onions, bell peppers and carrots. It can be easily made in a single bowl and one can savour it with some vegetable raita to balance the flavours. 

* Lentil Soup

Lentils are a great source of protein in the vegetarian category and also pretty digestive. It is a one-pot vegetarian option for people who would not like to eat anything non-vegetarian early in the morning. It is a very light one-pot meal that gets prepared in almost no time. One has to simply take a lentil of their choice and boil it in a pressure cooker with some vegetables like onions and tomatoes. A subtle hint of spices and herbs can be added to give it a nice flavour. The only pre-preparation required for this dish is that one has to soak the lentils overnight before preparing the lentil soup the next day.

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* One Pot Prawn Pasta

Prawn pasta is an elaborate and extravagant dish that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. It is made by immersing some spaghetti pasta and prawns in a homemade tangy sauce made from tomatoes. Making the sauce at home may sound like a lot of work, but it's quite easy to make it. One has to simply make a tomato purée and add some spices and herbs, like oregano, thyme, and red chilli pepper. This dish is a beautiful concoction of subtle sweetness along with hints of chilli. It is the perfect dish for Iftar parties and everyone is surely going to love it.

* One Pot Chicken And Potato Curry

Potatoes are a great source of carbohydrates and chicken gives enough protein to the body to sustain a whole day. The combination of potatoes and chicken is great since the body requires both protein and carbohydrates during intense fasting. This potato and chicken curry is made by putting all the ingredients in a pressure cooker and cooking them until 2 to 3 whistles. One can make it as spicy as their preference and add green chilli peppers for the best flavours. The most evident flavour present in the curry is that of tomato purée. 

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* Mutton Curry

A great idea for an Iftar one pot meal is to make mutton curry as a main dish with some steamed white rice. Mutton curry can be simply made in the pressure cooker after being marinated properly with spices and yoghurt. It can be then simmered in a flavourful gravy made of tomatoes and onions along with spices. Generally, the mutton curry is made with a lot of spices but a person may adjust it as per their preference. This dish is prepared within 30 minutes and doesn't require one to use multiple utensils and equipment.