5 Low Budget Ingredients for Easy Cooking

Attention all bachelors! Cooking is easier than you think, especially if you learn some basic cooking hacks. And by hacks, we mean:

  •         Easy to prepare
  •         Great taste
  •         Budget-friendly

What are these kitchen magic tricks, you may wonder?

Behold!

Potatoes

Okay, maybe we over-hyped this whole thing. Who doesn’t know about potatoes? But perhaps they’re widely underrated and taken for granted. Potatoes can be turned into a ton of fun and delicious items such as fries, mashed potatoes, nachos, etc. Be it lunchtime or dinner, a tasty potato dish can be enjoyed at any point in the day. Not only do they taste great, but they’re also high on nutritious fibre to keep your tummy full for a long time. Affordable and fulfilling – What more can you ask for?

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Rice

Super flexible and almost ubiquitous on Asian menus, rice can be combined in a number of ways with potatoes, peas, vegetables etc. They are pocket-friendly and are enjoyed by a lot of people during their lunch and dinner times. The recipe can be modified according to the taste.

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Pasta

Pasta is an ideal choice for those who live alone and aren’t sure when they would be eating at home. This is because pasta has a long shelf life and can be stored away for 2 to 3 days even when you boil it. The delicacy can also be enjoyed for several days after one cooking session with different recipes according to taste and mood. A single bag of pasta is more than enough for two to three people for several days!

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Beans

Beans are a protein-rich, tasty food option enjoyed by not only vegans but omnivores around the world. Not only are they super affordable but also have a long shelf life and can be frozen once you have boiled a lot of them. People who are diet conscious can boil lots of beans at once to save time and then freeze them away. They can consume it in lunch or even dinner time in the form of a salad or soup etc.

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Oatmeal and banana

Oatmeal is a healthy meal that doesn’t take much time to make. People can cook it up easily and add any fruits that have on hand, or some honey, cinnamon and raisins. This recipe can be modified according to the taste, Oatmeal has a ton of energy to power up through the day.

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All these ingredients will be a great help for people who live alone and enjoy home recipes. Cooking these for yourself will save you a lot of trouble and time but you will be able to enjoy home-cooked food that too for a reasonable amount of money.

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