Top 5 Recipes for Cheat Day

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Whether you are skimping calories of building muscle following a strict diet is half the job done. While it is super important to eat healthy, a cheat day in between is something we all look forward to! In fact it can works as great motivation for you to stick to your diet plan. So when its cheat day for you and you are craving a deep fried cheesy delight or sugar laden sweet – we’ve got you covered with some delicious recipes. Take a look.

Spinach and Cheese Pie

 The perfect recipe to kick off your cheat day, this recipe for spinach and cheese pie has everything. Not only is this pie cheesy but it also has the nutrition from spinach and protein from egg. From the buttery crust that just melts in your mouth to the creamy filling, this is one pie that was custom made for cheat day.


Gulab Jamun

An Indian Classic, who doesn’t love some fresh and hot gulab jamuns. These fried delights taste heavenly when dipped in sugar syrup and topped with pistachios. Not only is this a classic but also a childhood favorite for many and is rich in flavor. The soft texture of the gulab jamun and sickly sweetness of the syrup is what helps make it the perfect recipe for cheat day.


Malai Paneer Samosa

These deep fried triangles stuffed with potatoes and spices are delectable and we just can never seem to have enough. Although this recipe of Malai Paneer Samosa is an unique rendition of the traditional samosa and is just as divine. With a masaledar stuffing of peas and malai paneer these samosas are just as delightful as the original and may just become our new favorite dish.


Peach Upside Down Cake

  It could be said that this dessert is the perfect balance of flavors as it has a sweet, tangy and fruity flavor all in one. In fact if you want to elevate this dessert then be sure to top it off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and some mint leaves, believe us when we say that if you don’t indulge in this on your cheat day then you will regret it.


Mashed Potato Rings

Move over onion rings and try your hand at these delicious sweet potato rings instead. Mashed potatoes, bread and spices shaped into large donut rings and deep fried to golden brown perfection. If you really have to fry potatoes – this is the best way to do them.



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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.