By Sonal Zalkikar*

Monsoons call for brothy, soupy, and nutritious meals for breakfast and dinner for your pets. We must serve them food that nourishes their body and keeps them warm and healthy. At Petfeast, we make a whole lot of broths and soups in this season. Here’s presenting two of our bowl-licking pet meals for your doggos and cats!

Barley, Oats & Chicken Dinner 


  • 1/4 cup barley soaked for 1/2 hour, and rinsed well
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 100 gms of cooked chicken mince (Saute mince chicken in 1 tsp coconut oil for 4–5 minutes)
  • 1/4 cup of shredded carrots
  • 2 tbsp shredded cabbage
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 tsp grated ginger
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric


  • In a saucepan, add rinsed barley, 2 glasses of water and cook on medium to slow flame till barley pearls are translucent and soft between your fingers. (About 10–15 minutes)
  • Add oats to the same pan with 1/2 glass of water and turmeric and keep cooking on slow flame for 2–3 minutes.
  • Add carrots, cabbage, and grated ginger; cover and cook for 4–5 minutes while stirring continuously.
  • Serve with cooked chicken mince and chopped fresh basil.

P.S: Refrigerate the leftover and use it for the next day too.

Rice & Fish Dinner 


  • 2 cups cooked brown rice 
  • 100 gms of steamed and deboned fish (any white firm fish like Basa will do or even King Fish)
  • 1/4 cup of shredded pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup of finely chopped french beans
  • Some parsley or coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp coconut oil


  • In a saucepan, add coconut oil, then add the beans and stir fry for a few minutes.
  • Add pumpkin and stir for another 2 minutes.
  • Now add 1/2 cup of water, turmeric, and coriander leaves.
  • Add the cooked rice and fish and gently stir it and cook for 2 more minutes.

P.S: Refrigerate the leftover and use it for the next day too.

 * Founder & Canine Nutritionist, Petfeast India

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