Weeknight Dinners: Make Your Meals With Jackfruit Seed Korma, Beetroot Thoran & More

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Every day meal plans are a daunting task to do all by yourself, since you have many other tasks in the day, especially on 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. This menu for weeknights have a blending mix of cuisines across India & the World (Especially for Friday nights) which help in wholesome nutrition for the nights.

We understand that the only peaceful time when you retrospect your fruitful day is at night. It would be lovely if less time goes into planning and preparing the dinners. This week, try Kaddu Palak Roti Recipe (Pumpkin Spinach Flat Bread), Corn and onion raita, dhaniya pudina chutney, Turai Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd Potato Curry), Gujarati dal, Methi thepla and more. Dry Sabzis can be made into interesting paratha rolls for next morning's breakfast or the curries can also be packed for lunch the next day. Also make sure you soak in the pulses the previous night and sprout them in the morning to make sprout recipes for dinner, or soak them first thing in the morning to make them easy to cook for dinners. Stock up the groceries to ease out the weeknights and spice up daily life with lot more time to do other things than planning to dine.


Ghee Rice with Kurma, Phulka

Filling and simple to make ghee rice with mild spices, accompanied with a potato kurma. Potato kurma can also be scooped up with phulkas and end your meal with spiced buttermilk.


Kaddu Palak Roti with Turai Aloo Ki Sabzi & More

Roti made with pumpkin along with spinach leaves is paired with a ridge gourd and potato curry and also a dhaniya pudina chutney to balance the palate. Corn and onion raita is also served alongside


Rice, Curry and A Thoran

Make steamed rice and make a delicious rich curry like paplet hooman. For vegetarians, you can make jack fruit seeds korma that is amazingly flavourful. You can add a beetroot thoran to the meal plate as well


Tagine with Pita Bread, Hummus and a Pudding

Make your start of weekend special with a chickpea and date tagine. Make a pita bread and a hummus dip to pair it alongside the meal plate. End on a sweet note with a espresso custard and chocolate pudding.


Burrito Bowl

Make a one pot meal with a burrito bowl which has beans, rice, veggies and more.


Pav Bhaji

Pav bhaji is a meal that is quickly made. You can add a masala khichiya to the meal plate alongside as well.