Here is a mouthwatering Meal Plate which you can make for weekend lunch. It includes some delicious recipes such as Mughlai Aloo Lajawab, Spicy Soya Bhurji, Gujarati Methi Thepla and Carrot Raita Recipe With Peanuts.
In today's meal plate we have a rich and luscious Mughlai Aloo Lajawab, where the potatoes are fried and then cooked in a rich cashew, tomato and cream based gravy. It makes for a perfect accompaniment with roti's or paratha's. To balance the rest of the meal, we have Soya Chunks Bhurji, which made with the protein rich soya chunks. The soya is cooked with a mildly spicy onion tomato base masala and flavoured with the chole masala.
To complete the meal, we have a delicious Carrot Peanut Raita which is prepared with the grated carrot and creamy yogurt which is flavoured with peanuts and red chilli mixture. Methi Parathas are made with the whole wheat flour and fresh seasonal fenugreek leaves. It adds the much required carbs and nutrients for the day. You can also add an Indian salad with this meal such as Kachumber Salad, Satvik Carrot Sprout Salad etc.
Tips to prep the meal:
- You can make some basic paste like onion paste, garlic paste or tomato puree before hand so that you can use it in curry dishes.
- You can prepare the methi thepla dough a night before, so that it becomes easy to cook when you are cooking the entire meal.
1. Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe - Mughlai Aloo Sabzi Recipe
Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe, a rich and luscious potato gravy, which originates from the house of Nawabs. The potatoes are roasted and then simmered in a thick cashew, cream, tomato based gravy. This curry is perfect to cook when you have guests at home.
You can also make this curry along with Ajwain Puri and Boondi Raita for your weekend Breakfast or Brunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Aloo Recipes such as:
2. Spicy Soya Bhurji Recipe - North Indian Soya Matar Bhurji
Spicy Soya Bhurji Recipe is a perfect everyday recipe and is a great source of protein too. In this recipe, soya chunks are soaked in hot water, squeezed and then blended in a mixer to semi chunky mixture to resemble the scramble.
It is then cooked in a onion tomato mixture and flavoured with the chole masala apart from the regular spice powders. This sabzi is also a perfect recipe for your Lunch Box along with Tawa Paratha.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Soya Recipes such as
3. Gujarati Methi Thepla- Spiced Indian Flat Bread with Fenugreek Leaves
Gujarati Methi Thepla, is an Indian flatbread which is spiced with methi and other everyday spices. Delicious and flavourful, it also makes a great travel food. You can also eat it as a snack with your Masala Chai or Filter Coffee.
You can make other options also for this meal such as Tawa Paratha, Ragi Wheat Phulka, Onion Thepla or simple Phulka.
4. Carrot Raita Recipe With Peanuts - Gajar Moongphali Raita
Carrot Peanut Raita Recipe is a refreshing and tasty raita where grated carrots is mixed with curd and then flavoured with peanuts, red chilli mixture giving it a nutty taste.
You can also try other Raita recipes such as: