Weeknight Dinners: Make Your Meals With Spicy Aloo Naan, Paneer Makhani & 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 Saturday 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 recipes like Goan Style Apa de Nachini Recipe (Ragi Flour Chapati), Bihari Karela and Aloo Ki Subzi Recipe, Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe, Mughlai fish curry Recipe or Mushroom Pasanda Recipe (Butter Fried Mushrooms in Tomato Almonds and Cream Gravy), Pumpkin Chapati Recipe, Matar Ki Tehri 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. We have also included a whiff of additional plan for your weekend too! Take a look and make your meal plan accordingly for the whole week's dinners.


Rice, Paruppu Urundai Rasam, Kaccha Kela & Bhindi, & More

This Monday, prepare simple South Indian meals with Steamed rice, Paruppu Urundai Rasam With Toor And Chana Dal Recipe, Kaccha Kela & Bhindi Recipe which is raw banana & ladies finger dry sabzi for sides. You can also make a Kollu thogayal for condiment, and prepare a Cucumber, Red Radish, Tomatoes & Onion Salad Recipe to go with the meals.


Goan Style Apa de Nachini, Bihari Karela and Aloo Ki Subzi Recipe & More

Prepare Goan Style Apa de Nachini Recipe which is ragi flour chapati, and Bihari Karela and Aloo Ki Subzi Recipe with bitter gourds and potatoes. Also make a Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe and to check on millet portion for the week, prepare Matar Millet Pulao Recipe. You can include another raita of your choice if your prefer to make the meal elaborate.


Mughlai fish curry, Pumpkin Chapati, & Matar Ki Tehri

Prepare Mughlai fish curry which a rich gravy for a lipsmacking main dish along with sweetish Pumpkin Chapati. You can replace pumpkin chapati with plain tawa parathas as well. Make Matar Ki Tehri that also blends in well with this meal. IF you are a vegetarian, you can make Mushroom Pasanda Recipe which is butter fried mushrooms in tomato almonds and cream gravy, instead of Mughlai fish curry.


Milagu Sadam, Raita and Chickpea Salad

Prepare Milagu Sadam Recipe (Instant Pepper Rice), and Papad raita for a spicy twist. Also prepare a chickpea salad to up on the protein quo for the day.


Spicy Aloo Naan, Paneer Makhani & Salad

Spicy Aloo Naan Recipe is a delicious and filling main course one can have. You can prepare a side dish of popular Paneer Makhani Recipe. Also have Spinach, Apple and Walnut Salad Recipe to up on the veggies and greens portion on the meal plate.


Beetroot and Carrot Veg balls with sautéed leek, Spinach And Tortellini Soup & More

Prepare Spirulina and mint basil pesto pasta, and also prepare a spinach and tortellini soup. Prepare a mascarpone fruit dessert recipe to end your meals on a sweet note.


Moroccan Chickpeas and Vegetable Stew, Couscous & Salad

Sunday is a day you get to finish all the household chores and prep for the coming week. Prepare a simple but exotic meals with Moroccan Chickpeas and Vegetable Stew Recipe and saffron pilaf recipe with kesar. Also prepare a simple and quick fruit and vegetable salad recipe with thousand island dressing.