After a tiring day, what we most enjoy most of the time is a delicious dinner when we get home, even though cooking dinner is sometimes one of the most difficult and tiring tasks.
Thinking about cooking a very elaborate and delicious dinner can be exhausting, but there are ways to cook a delicious dinner without too much effort, and being the last meal of the day is one of the most important, to maintain a strong and healthy metabolism. At night the metabolism is slow or quite inactive, therefore, the ideal is to eat something light and not very heavy to avoid extra kilos that can be unwanted on many occasions.
Let’s see a list of the 7 best light dinner recipes that you can make at home:
- Palak Dal Khichdi
With a lot of spinach (palak) and dal along with a variety of spices, this recipe has a lot of nutrients and flavor despite being very easy to cook. In less than an hour it can be cooked, just enough to be able to eat something delicious after a day exhausting.
- Low-Calorie Oats Idli
A food from South India, which is light and healthy like the typical dishes of this region. This dish is ideal for those who are conscious about calories in food, made with carrots, oats, chana and urad dal along with spices and chili peppers, it contains vitamins, minerals and proteins in a wide variety and is very delicious.
- Panchratna Dal
Urad, moong, chana, masoor and arhar, five lentils that are delicious and ideal to prepare with a variety of spices that you can eat together with rice or roti.
- Quinoa Risotto with Mushroom
A light and healthy meal with risotto and mushrooms, it also has quinoa, thyme, parsley, onion and garlic and can be seasoned to your liking with salt and black pepper.
- Coconut Lime Quinoa Salad
Sometimes the best option for a healthy and light meal is a salad, this one includes quinoa, coconut and a lime flavor, which makes it a very delicious meal.
- Steamed Vegetables
With the purpose of including vegetables in our food, this is a recipe where it is not necessary to make an extra effort, you just have to mix the vegetables and steam them, it is a very delicious, healthy, light and quick meal to cook.
- Hawaiian Papaya Salad
In a super delicious combination of fresh fruit, coconut, flavored yogurt and sour lime, you don’t need extra calories to make this meal a very delicious meal. You only need freshly cut papaya cubes, mixed with watermelon, pineapple and coconut, and then mixed with yogurt and lime, perfect for saving time and making an easy and delicious meal.