As a busy mom, I prefer simple one pot recipes to pack for school and office lunches for our family. Bonus points if its tasty and healthy!
As it happens, there are plenty of yummy one pot vegetarian dishes which are super easy and quick to make. But sometimes they don’t strike in our mind as options when we need them.
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I used to wonder what to make for the next day’s lunch all the time and at one point it became so stressful.
So, I listed out all my ideas and pinned it on the fridge to make life easy. I thought of sharing these awesome one pot dish vegetarian lunch ideas with you too, so that you can save time and still enjoy tasty food.
One Pot Lunch Ideas
1. Carrot fried rice
3. Pudina rice
4. Coconut rice
5. Vegetable rice
6. Dal rice
7. Tamarind rice (Pulihara/Puli Saadam)
8. Lemon rice
9. Mango rice
10. Curd rice
11. Venn Pongal
13. Tomato rice
14. Spinach fried rice
16. Vaangi bhath
I will keep adding more dishes and recipes here. Do check back from time to time.
Also read: Easy Vegetarian Snack Recipes
I like this Nonstick Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe Saute Pan for cooking.
I use this Prestige Pressure Cooker.
Have a great lunch 🙂
I’m so busy these days, I could definitely use more one pot recipes in my arsenal!
Lovely to hear this helps 🙂
I would love to try to make and taste the carrot fried rice. Will you be writing a recipe for it sometime?
Sure, will do in a couple of days 🙂
I’m not a vegetarian.. but I sometimes steal thier food. 😉 Any ideas for non-rice recipes? One of my favorites is quinoa with peppers, olives, and avocados or tomatoes and a dill dressing.
Cool.. non-rice recipes are still on my list, will update them soon 🙂
What is the dish in the bottom left of your top photo? I’ve never tried a creamy rice like that before and I’m always looking for something new!
That would be curd rice… just adding yogurt to rice and tempering with curry leaves, mustard seeds and red chili. Will add the recipe soon 🙂
I have never heard of these rices before! They all look so good and yummy. Thank you for sharing.