If you are a student and living in a hostel, then one of the biggest struggles of your daily life will be hostel food. It is a big task to focus on your studies along with keeping yourself healthy. Sometimes, you just wish to eat some healthy as well as tasty food. These food items that can be made in a hostel room very easily with minimum required ingredients.
So here are 15 easy to cook dishes for hostel students
1. Scrambled Eggs
To make scrambled eggs, all you need is eggs, milk or water, butter or extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Make scrambled eggs within 15 minutes in your hostel room and enjoy this mouth-watering food as a healthy breakfast.
2. Grilled Cheese Sandwich
You can make Grilled Cheese Sandwich with very few ingredients that are – slices of bread and butter. You can enjoy this quick dish with tomato ketchup.
Pasta is an Italian food that can be made very easily even when you are in a hurry. To make this, you need pasta, salt, water, and pasta sauce. This flavorsome dish won’t disappoint you for sure.
As we all know Maggi is a very popular food among students in hostels. All you need is a bowl of water in which you can dip the Maggi and heat it for 2 minutes. You can add any veggies or spices of your choice for that extra zing. Now, your noodles are ready to please your taste buds.
5. Quick Pulao
If you don’t want to eat the boring rice of the hostel mess, then create your Quick Pulao. The ingredients include cooked rice, some vegetables, and spices.
6. Half-Fry Eggs
Half-fry eggs are a very easy-to-cook food and have many benefits to your health. Half-fry eggs help in increasing the good cholesterol in the blood. You can prepare this healthy cuisine as your breakfast.
7. Sprouts Salad
In a hostel, you can prepare the sprout salad in your style. Preparing this food item hardly takes 10 mins. You need to take some sprouted Kala Chana or some sprouted green gram, add some chopped vegetables, red chili powder, salt, and a dash of lemon on it. Mouthwatering, isn’t it?
8. Bhel Chaat
Bhel Chaat is a very popular Indian snack. You can make Bhel even in your hostel room with a limited requirement of ingredients. To make this lip-smacking dish, you need puffed rice, tangy tamarind sauce with some chopped onions and tomatoes.
9. Nutella Banana Sandwich
The ingredients for this dish include Nutella, bread, and banana. Apply a coat of Nutella on two slices of bread and add pieces of banana on it. Make a sandwich of it and let it heat until it becomes crispy. This sweet sandwich is flavorful as well as healthy.
You can make Poha in a very hassle-free way in your hostel room. This flavorsome dish consists of flattened rice, chopped onion, spices, and peanuts. Garnish it with coriander leaves. You can also add Masala Sev to it.
Upma is a good choice of food for breakfast. You can very conveniently cook Upma in your hostel room. To make Upma, you need rava, oil, onion, Chana Daal, Urad Daal, ginger, additional herbs, and spices.
12. Boiled Egg
If you are planning to eat something easy-to-make as well as healthy, boiled eggs will be a smart choice for you. The boiled egg will give you protein along with fat.
13. Vegetable Soups
Anyone can make delicious vegetable soups in a hostel. You can prepare a vegetable soup with the need of least amount of ingredients. Add spices in the soup according to your choice, and enjoy its sips when it is hot.
14. Tomato Cheese Sandwich
Tomato Cheese Sandwich is an easy and quick grilled sandwich. You can prepare this mouthwatering cuisine for breakfast or brunch. Take two slices of bread, add tomato slices with grated cheese on top and then heat it.
15. Peanut Butter Jam Sandwich
You can make a peanut butter jam sandwich with brown or white bread. This delicious food consists of peanut butter spread on the bread. You can also add any flavor of fruit jelly and heat it for 3-4 minutes.