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6 Healthy and Easy on the Go Recipes for Bachelors and Hostelites

March 9, 2022
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If you are setting up a house alone for the first time or living your life with your squad, home-cooked meals made by our mother is something no one can replace. Although there are thousands of shops out there with mouth-watering dishes, eating out and ordering take-out meals sure is a tiresome thing if done every single day.

 

Especially those days when you are not in the mood to go out or order something, trying out some recipes from the internet is a fun thing to do. If you have friends who are ready for this match with you then even better. 

 

But when living alone or in hostels you will have access to only limited amenities. And we know that you must be sick of eating bread and Maggi night after night. Dude!!! Don’t worry, Cozy Stay is here for the rescue. We have come up with a few tantalizingly delicious recipes that are quick and easy to do with limited kitchen utensils.

 

Without any further ado let's plunge right in and cook some yumminess.

 

Easy Recipes for Bachelors and Hostelites

We have collected 6 awesome yet nutritious recipes you can easily cook at your hostel, Pg, or apartment. 

 

  1. Overnight Oatmeal 

Overnight oatmeal is one of the simplest no-cook breakfast choices that will give you a healthy snack to grab on the run. You can replace the ingredients with whatever you have on hand.

 

Ingredients

1/2 cup rolled oats

1/2 cup milk, dairy or dairy-free

1/4 cup Greek yogurt, or dairy-free yogurt

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

 

Utensils Required

a mason jar or ceramic bowl

(freezing needed)

 

Preparation

  • Take a ceramic bowl or mason jar and add rolled oats, milk, yogurt, chia seed, and some vanilla extract and stir together.

  • Cover it and let it soak overnight in the fridge.

  • And that's it, top it off with some fruits, seeds, or nuts of your choice and bon appétit. 

 

Topping Suggestions

  • Banana slices

  • Chopped almonds

  • Cinnamon powder

  • Honey

 

  • Raspberries 

  • Peanut butter

  • Chopped pistachios

 

  • Apple slices

  • Peanut butter

  • Chopped almonds

  • Pomegranate

  • Chopped dates



  1. French Toast

A simple dish with delectable flavors, french toast is a must-try by all hostilities. French toast will only take about 20 minutes to make and is a healthy yet tasty breakfast choice. 

 

Ingredients

1/2 cup milk 

4 eggs 

2 tablespoon brown sugar

2 teaspoon vanilla extract 

1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

pinch of salt

6 slices of bread

1 slice of butter

 

Utensils Required

A bowl

Fry pan

 

Preparation

  • Take a ceramic bowl, add milk, eggs, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon powder, salt and give it a good whisk. 

  • Dip your bread slices one by one into the mixture. 

  • Take a saucepan, add a slice of butter and wait for it to melt.

  • Toast your bread until it looks crispy.

  • Plate your french toasts and top it off with some honey or maple syrup

  • Don’t forget to dust some powdered sugar as well. 




  1. Chicken Mayo Sandwich

Looking for a wholesome recipe that is easy to make and is filling at the same time? Then look no further, a chicken sandwich is the one. Chicken sandwiches can be eaten any time of the day as a meal or as a snack and can be made anywhere with few ingredients. 

 

Ingredients

1 sliced onion

½ sliced capsicum 

1 sliced tomato (medium-sized )

1 cup of fried chicken pieces

½ cup of mayonnaise 

½ teaspoon black pepper powder

pinch of salt

6 - 8 slices of bread

1 slice of butter

1 tomato sauce 

 

Utensils Required

A bowl

Fry pan

 

Preparation

  • Take a bowl, add onion, capsicum, tomatoes, chicken pieces, mayonnaise, pepper powder, a pinch of salt and give it a good mix.

  • Add a slice of butter to the pan and toast your bread slices. 

  • Take two slices of bread and apply tomato sauce to one side of the bread

  • Take a good amount of filling and add that to your bread

  • And eat heartily, your chicken mayo sandwich is ready

 

  1. Apple Bowl

Craving something sweet, yet healthy? Then how about some apple chaat. Don’t fall for the name, this dish right here is not only nutritious but also very delicious. If you are just bored and have nothing to eat, then this right here is the perfect dish to make. 

 

Ingredients

 

1 medium apple sliced

1/2 cup greek yogurt

10-12 raisins 

8-10 crushed almonds 

1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds 

1 teaspoon honey 

½ cup pomegranate

 

Utensils Required

A bowl

(Freezing optional)

Preparation

  • Take a bowl, add apple slices, greek yogurt, raisins, almonds, pumpkin seeds, and honey, and give it a good mix. 

  • Freeze the mixture and top it with some pomegranate and honey. 

 

  1. Egg Fried Rice

 

Are you starving and don’t know what to eat? Then how about some egg-fried rice? Egg-fried rice is one of the best lunch/dinner options out there as it is filling and nutritious. It would take only about 5 to 10 minutes to make and it is a meal option for a pg hostel cooking.

 

Ingredients

 

2 teaspoon virgin coconut oil

3 crushed garlic

1/2 onion sliced 

1 medium-sized carrot (sliced into small pieces)

5 beans sliced into small pieces

2 green chilies

Pinch of salt

1/2 teaspoon of black pepper powder

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1 egg

1 cup of cooked rice

 

Utensils Required

Frying pan or kettle 

 

Preparation

  • Take a frying pan, add 1 teaspoon of virgin coconut oil. Then add in the garlic and onion. Stir until it becomes a golden brown color

  • Next up add the veggies, and chilly. You can use any seasonal vegetables available. Now saute the veggies until they are cooked. 

  • Add a pinch of salt, ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder, and soy sauce, and give a good mix

  • Push these veggies into one side and add the remaining oil to the other side.

  • Crack open an egg to the oil, add some salt and the remaining pepper to the egg and stir well to cook the scrambled egg. 

  • Mix the veggies and egg together for a minute

  • Add cooked rice to the mixture and stir well. And your egg-fried rice is ready to serve and share with your friends.

 

  1. Chocolate Mug Cake

 

Chocolate is the cure for everything. Have a good day? Have chocolate, have a bad day? Have chocolate. Then how about a chocolate cake. I know you are staying in a pg and there is no way you can make a chocolate cake in your pg. But how about a chocolate mug cake, you can easily make using a microwave. Sounds awesome right? Then here is your recipe. 

 

Ingredients

 

3 tablespoons all purpose flour

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

¼ baking powder

Pinch of salt

3 tablespoons milk

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 

20 grams of milk chocolate chips

 

Utensils Required

Mug

Microwave

 

Preparation
  • Take a mug and mix all-purpose flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. 

  • Mix the dry ingredients well 

  • Add milk and vegetable oil and mix until it looks creamy like a cake batter.

  • Add the chocolate chips and mix

  • Now pop it in the microwave for 1 minute

  • Your chocolate cake is ready. 

  • You can spice it up by sprinkling some powdered sugar and some chocolate syrup and don’t forget to share it with your friends




Well, that's it, folks. Which one of these are you gonna try out? If you did, don’t forget to tell us about your experience. If you want more such cozy content, do stick around. 

 

Until next time…

Live Easy at Cozy

 


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