Have you ever lived alone, or maybe in a hostel? Well, if you have, we’re sure there have been times you didn’t want to cook. And constantly ordering food from outside can be over budget after a time. So when these conditions arise, we all get creative and make food from whatever we have available. And in this creative cooking journey, one tool that has always come in handy is our lovely electric kettle! An electric kettle is handy, easy to use and clean, and cooks a meal in no time. All you have to do is add your ingredients and then wait 5-10 minutes for it to cook. However, if you don’t have ideas on what can be made in an electric kettle, we bring you some easy recipes. Check them out below:
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Here are 7 Electric Kettle Recipes
1. Oat Bowl
Oats is a quick and easy recipe. It is healthy and nutritious. To make oats in a kettle, all you have to do is mix the oats with water and spices of your choice. Let it cook till cooked. Then serve and enjoy.
2. Boiled Eggs
Boiled eggs are another healthy and quick recipe. You can have it for breakfast or as a healthy snack when you are hungry. Here, make sure you carefully place the eggs in the kettle. Then let them boil for 10 minutes. Take these out and enjoy with some chaat masala!
We are sure that you must have cooked it at least once. However, if you haven’t, now is the time. First of all boil some water and put spices in it. Now break your Maggi noodles from the middle and mix them in the kettle. Wait for it to cook and then enjoy.
4. Steamed Rice
Yes, you read that right! Steamed rice can also be cooked in an electric kettle. Since rice is made in boiling water, it is not a problem to cook it in a kettle. Simply clean your rice and bring it to a full boil. However, we suggest that you keep the quantity a little low.
Having soup is always comforting. You can eat it when you feel sick or when you want to savor a nutritious dish. Here all you have to do is boil water with some spices and vegetables. You can also add a little soup powder to it for extra flavor.
6. Pasta Salad
Pasta is a real treat and it’s great to have with a salad too. Boil the pasta here till al dente. Saute some vegetables, chopped with some spices and herbs, in a bowl, until boiling. Lastly, add the cooked pasta and mix with the vegetables!
7. Hot Chocolate
For many of us, hot chocolate defines comfort. And if you want to make this drink in a kettle, it couldn’t be easier. Just mix milk, chocolate, cocoa powder and a little sugar. Let the milk boil, your hot chocolate will be ready.
So, the next time you cook in an electric kettle, try these recipes.