Weeknight Dinner: Rajma Chawal, Keerai Kootu, Thalipeet, Pani Puri, Tacos & More

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Planing weeknight dinners are so important and most often with our palates growing eclectic, we are constantly looking for recipes that are spread across cuisines. This week, we have a variety of recipes from across north and south of India, from Rajma Chawal, Keerai Kootu, Thalipeet, Pani Puri, Tacos & much more for the special weekend dinners.

We have planned some of the weeknight dinners in such a way that you can make a little extra and pack them into your lunch boxes. We have kept in mind to include the various food groups from proteins, carbs and also vitamins. Try including a salad everyday in your diet, it helps in main good health and also makes your mind and body sharp and alert.

The most fun part of our menus, for these dinner recipe ideas is our weekend specials. Starting from Friday night we have Mexican recipes, to a chaat recipes for Saturday night and Italian recipes for Sunday night. You can choose to make all of them special or simple choose one of the ideas and make one of the days a special dinner.


Rajma Chawal, Chaas & Salad

Here is a perfect and wholesome weeknight dinner. With a little planning of soaking the rajma the previous night this rajma and salad along with jeera rice can be made for a simple dinner. You can also make a little extra and pack it for lunch.


Keerai Kootu, Phulka Mango Pachadi & Curd Rice

Kootu is a south indian dal with vegetables and it taste perfect along with phulka and a mango chutney. Make this for a weeknight dinner and also pack into your lunch boxes for the next day.


Maharashtrian Aloo & Thalipeeth & Raita

For tonights dinner, give a twist to your diet by trying a maharashtrian meal with Aloo & Thalipeeth & Raita.


Paneer Butter Masala, Millet Phulka, Raita & Salad

Paneer butter masala is a quick dish to make for dinners and when paired along with Millet phulka, salad and raita - it makes your dinner wholesome and complete.


Refried Beans Tacos, Veggie Nachos & a Yogurt Cheese Cake

Make your Friday night special with this delicious Mexican dinner with a refried bean tacos along with a loaded nachos and a mango yogurt cheesecake.


Bhel Puri, Pani Puri & Dahi Vada

Perfect and simple chaat party for a saturday night dinner. Keep it simple and yet delicious by making a quick bhel puri, a pani puri & dahi vada to cool it down.


Spaghetti Pasta, Garlic Bread & a Chocolate Dessert

Get cooking this weekend and make your Sunday dinners special by making an Italian meal for your family.