There are days when we open the refrigerator just to find it almost empty. Let's agree, we all have been there! What do you do then? Many of you will say - order food from restaurants. If you ask us, it's not a feasible idea at all! Instead, you can prepare something basic, yet delicious with the available vegetables in the refrigerator. All you need to do is scan through the kitchen pantry (for the masalas and add-ons) and go a bit creative. In fact, if you scroll through the internet, you will come across several easy recipes that you can make without extensive grocery shopping. Here, we will take you through some fun recipe ideas that you can prepare with just onion, tomato and coriander in hand. Sounds exciting? Let's take you through the recipes.
Here're 5 Fun Recipes Ideas With Onion-Tomato-Coriander:
1. Tomato Salsa (Pico de Gallo):
A Mexican condiment, tomato salsa is easy to make and has super versatile usage. All you need to do is chop tomato, onion and coriander leaves finely and mix them with lemon juice and salt. You can have it as a dip with nachos or spread it on toasted bread for a wholesome meal. Click here for the tomato salsa recipe.
2. Mexican Rice:
With a classic salsa, you can easily amp up a humble bowl of rice too. Saute the rice with onion and tomato, season with salt, lemon juice and freshly chopped coriander leaves and relish. It is so delicious and flavorful that you do not need anything to pair with this delicious rice dish.
3. All-Purpose Curry:
This is possibly the easiest Indian gravy recipe one can think of. You can have this curry as is or add paneer, egg, vegetable or fish of your choice. To make this curry, you need to first fry the onions, then add tomato, cumin, coriander, turmeric, red chilli and salt to it. Cook well until the gravy leaves oil. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves and indulge.
4. Tomato-Onion Soup:
Tomato soup defines comfort and there's no denying it. Here, we bring you a recipe idea that will help add some more flavour to your bowl of soup. All you need to do is saute the onion and tomato and blend them with freshly chopped coriander leaves. Add some salt, black pepper and butter (if you have) and you get a hearty bowl of tomato soup ready to be relished.
5. Tomato-Onion Omelette:
Eggs are man's best friend. If you have some eggs in hand, just whip an omelette with the available tomato, onion and coriander. Whisk the eggs with finely chopped tomato, coriander and onion, add some salt and black pepper to it and fry. And you have a delicious dish ready in no time.
Keep these quick-fix recipes handy and prepare yourself these delicious dishes when you find nothing in your refrigerator. Do let us know which one of the above recipes you liked the most.
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