Comfort foods to binge on if you are celebrating Valentine’s Day solo

Praveena Parthiban


The ultimate satisfying dish, biryani has remained a constant for several people when in the mood for something spicy and filling.

Ice cream

If you are looking for something more in tune with the spirit of Valentine’s Day, why not go for ice cream? Sweet, delicious, and perfect for a solo binge sesh while watching a movie or series!


Now, let’s move on to comfort foods that are on another level altogether. A dish that tugs at the heart, khichdi resembles family, warmth and homely food while also guaranteeing a good dose of nutrition.

Aloo Paratha

Another delicacy that reminds people of home-cooked food, aloo parathas are as nourishing for the soul as they are yummy!


If savoury options are not your calling, why not go for the good, ol’ dessert variants? Any form of chocolate is ideal for bingeing, especially if you’re having some much-needed me time.


Ah, the jewel in the crown when it comes to comfort food. Make or order yourself some piping hot, slurpy Maggi or any form of spicy, wok-tossed noodles, and you’re good to go for movie night!

Rasam rice

This one is for those who grew up enjoying rasam with rice or got acquainted with it in their later years. Rasam loaded with pepper and paired with rice makes for the best go-to meal when sick or when you’re in the mood for a pick-me-up.


Coming back to the traditional spirit of Valentine’s Day, why gorge on cake only while celebrating occasions for others? Get one for yourself and dig in!


If none of the previous options are calling out to you, maybe this cheesy, saucy plate of sheer bliss might…

Curd rice

Our list ends with the simplest and one of the most alluring choices for comfort food to ever exist. Paired with any spicy savoury side dish, curd rice makes for a sinfully appealing combo.