Weeknight Dinner Recipes: Plan Your Meals With Thepla, Batata Nu Shaak & More

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Weekdays are the time to multitask and get on with our routines. In the busy households, it is a task to come up with ideas to make decent meals for weekdays. Weekends would be more blessed than weekdays because we have time to think and organize. It would be great if there is an early plan laid out for the week ahead such that we know clearly of what to shop and how much to shop for the week. Also, we understand the ease of making the recipes that could either be carry forward through transformation or packing it for lunch, or cooking with the same ingredients for the next day. Considering this, we are back again with the weeknight dinner recipe ideas that could be of help.

With Parsi Style Baingan Capsicum Ka Salan, Onion Curry Patta Chaach, Gujarati Methi Thepla, phulkas and more, this week is all up to ease out the weeknights and spice up daily life with lot more time to do other things than planning to dine.


Soak white chickpeas first thing in the morning such that they are soaked enough to prepare this dinner. Make simple onion paneer paratha with crumbled paneer, green chillies, onions and few spices, to make cooking simple on the first day of the weekday. Pair it up with a pickle of your choice & boondi raita. Cook the pre soaked chana and make Chickpea Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Olives and Capsicum Recipe for salad.


Prepare steamed rice and pair it up with Kerala Style Ulli Theeyal made from small onions that are roasted and cooked in a spicy tamarind coconut gravy. Keerai Masiyal Recipe is a simple wholesome recipe that you can make with any kind of greens.


Chicken Curry with Sweet Potatoes is a delicious North Indian Chicken recipe, which is spicy and delicious at the same time. Prepare Goan Chana Ros Recipe and Parsi Style Baingan Capsicum Ka Salan Recipe for a vegetarian option with phulkas and steamed rice. You can have the leftover side dish to have with tawa paratha by making roll or packing away for lunch box.


Prepare easy to make Gujarati Methi Thepla for dinner, along with Batata nu Shaak which is made with potatoes and tomatoes. You could also make healthy karela masala sabzi recipe with bitter gourd and end your meal with Onion Curry Patta Chaach.


Treat yourself with Roasted Beet Feta Salad Recipe to go very well with Thai Chicken Noodle Soup With Veggies Recipe or Provençal Tomato Rice Soup Recipe for vegetarian option. Also prepare Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe for main course.