Easy 5-Ingredient Dishes You Can Rustle Up In A Jiffy

Chef Ashay Dhopatkar  |  Updated: March 22, 2018 17:08 IST

Easy 5-Ingredient Dishes You Can Rustle Up In A Jiffy
  • These recipes use only 5 ingredients in each
  • They are easy to rustle up and can be prepared in a jiffy
  • Perfect for a weeknight or a weekend when you're not in the mood to cook
A 9-to-forever job, the kids’ pick-up drill, that last-minute meeting at work and not to mention the torturous traffic - the last thing you want is to sweat it out in the kitchen. If you need a quick and yet healthy dinner, the best ideas would be the ones that can be executed without stopping by at the supermarket and whipped up from whatever is available in the refrigerator.

Combining the flavours of gourmet cuisine with the comforts of home cooking, there is nothing like food that can be rustled up with the toss of a wok, without fancy ingredients. These quick and healthy recipes combine fresh ingredients with pantry staples for a complete meal you'll feel great about eating, and even better while rustling up, because you actually beat the clock putting it together.

Serves 4


· Potatoes - 300gms
· Leek and white onions - 300gms
· Vegetable stock - 350 ml
· Cream - 100 gm (if you like)
· Butter - 40gm
· White Onion - 20gm

1.Take a pan and add butter slice, white onion and sauté.
2.Then add leeks, potatoes, cream, veg stock and cook well.
3.When it's ready, blend and season according to taste.
4.Add thyme or dried mixed herbs to taste and serve.
Potato and leek soup

Serves 4

· Chicken Wings - 1kg
· Chicken Fat - 1 litre
· Thyme - 8 gm
· Garlic - 5 gm
·  Salt to taste


1.Take a pot, add fat, chicken wings, thyme, garlic and salt.
2.Cook it for at least 2 hours. Then pick the meat from the bone and press it in a container overnight.
3.Cut into a desire shape and sear it and serve with honey mustard sauce.
4.For Honey Mustard Sauce: Take a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of  honey, soya sauce, grain mustard and salt. Mix well.
chicken wings

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Serves 4

· Poached Shredded Chicken - 200 gm
· Mayo - 110 gm
· Grain Mustard - 20 gm (4 tsp)
· Worcestershire Sauce - 3 ml (2/3 tsp)
· Tabasco - 3 ml (2/3 tsp)
· Assorted vegetables - chopped white onions, capers, gherkins - 15 gm

1.Take a bowl and add chicken, mayo, grain mustard, Worcestershire sauce, tabasco, gherkin, caper and mix well.
2.Serve on top of the croutons. Garnish with parsley.

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