Millennial-friendly easy recipes in a mug (<5 min) – no dirty dishes!

‘Meal in a mug’ is the smart way to sustain lockdown, the new ‘meal in a bowl’. Cook and eat in a mug. Perfect for bachelors/ students/ all the people stuck in lockdown with dirty dishes. You just need a mug and a microwave to cook/ eat. No need to survive on just eggs and Maggi!

3 easy mug recipes:

  1. Coffee Chocolate eggless cake (2 min)
  2. Mac & Cheese (6 min)
  3. Veggies & Cheese (3 min)

P.S. Bonus secret recipe (only 45 sec!) – at the end + all instruction videos also at the end.

1. Coffee Chocolate cake (eggless) in 2 mins – super addictive

  • 1 Microwave-safe mug
  • 1/2 tbsp coffee
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp flour (Healthy version: use whole wheat flour)
  • 1 tbsp sugar (Healthy version: use a mashed banana)
  • 3 tbsp oil (Healthy version: use less oil)
  • Mix well
  • Optional: Walnuts, chocolate
  • Microwave for 1-1.5 min
  • Topping (optional): Ice cream, wafers

2. Mac and Cheese in 6 min

  • 1 Microwave-safe mug
  • 1/2 cup macaroni
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Pinch of salt
  • Microwave for 4-5 min, stir to avoid spillover
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup cheese (add more if you want)
  • Microwave for 0.5-1 mins more
  • Garnish (optional): Oregano, veggies, salsa sauce, more cheese

3. Veggies and Cheese in 3 min

  • 1 Microwave-safe mug
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • Pinch of salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup cheese
  • Whisk egg
  • 1 slide of bread cut into crumbs
  • Cut veggies of choice (such as bell pepper/capsicum)
  • 1/4 cup cheese (add more if you want)
  • Microwave for 1.5-2 min
  • Garnish (optional): Oregano, more cheese

Bonus: Poached egg in 45 sec

  • 1 Microwave-safe shallow bowl
  • Pour 1 egg
  • Add bit of water to slightly submerge the egg
  • Microwave for 45 sec only
  • Pinch of salt & pepper
  • Optional: Enjoy with bread/ any other side

Follow me on https://www.instagram.com/foodinza/ for daily quarantine food fixes. Do share your tips and tricks. Have a mugastic day! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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