Weeknight Dinners : Nepalese Pulao, Dal Dhokli And Many More

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Here's a weekly dinner menu plan that has set menus from across cuisines and a few are even comfort foods, the recipes for which have been passed on form generation to generation. 

In this edition of Weeknight dinners, we have a wonderful pairing of Nepalese Style Pulao paired with a spring onion and peanut raita, the crunch of the peanuts and spring onions along will make for a great combination with flavourful pulao made Nepalese flavours. For your wednesday meal, we have included a quick dinner idea of making rolls instead of serving paratha and a gravy - this makes for a quick and fun dinner with less cleaning up to do. 

Do follow the tips that we have suggested to enable you to prep your meals better and have a hassle free weeknight dinners. 


Nepalese Veg Pulao, Spring Onion Raita & Kala Chana Salad

Tips for preparation : Dont forget to soak the kala chana the previous night or the morning before leaving for office. Keep the vegetables cut and ready to make an easy and fast pulao.


Tamatari Chole, Tawa Paratha & Beetroot and Carrot Salad

Tips for preparation : Paratha dough can be kneaded and kept in the fridge for up to two days in an airtight container. For the Tamatari Chole, do not forget to soak the chana the previous night or the morning before leaving for office.


Hariyali Chicken Tikka Wrap Or Palak Paneer Kathi Roll

Tips for preparation: Any time you have green leafy vegetables as part of you meal, its best to keep prep and clean them much earlier so that you won't have that to worry about before preparing dinner.


Dal Dhokli, Kachumber Salad & Pudina Buttermilk

Tips for preparation : You can make the dough for the dhokli earlier and keep it in the fridge. If you are really short on time, you can pressure cook the toor dal and keep it in the fridge and bring it out at least 30 minutes before cooking it again


Oats Idli, Palak Sambar & Mysore Chutney

Tips for preparation: The batter for the oats idli can be prepared earlier. Make sure to keep the palak cut and cleaned so that you don't have to spend time doing that before dinner


Pasta In Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, Sweet Corn Soup, Cheese Garlic Bread & Vanilla Panna Cotta

Weekend is the time to indulge so make this delicious Italian style dinner. Take you time, prep te ingredients and make this delicious meal!


Rasam, Green Beans Paruppu Usili, Rice and Elai Vadam

Tips for preparation : A simple dinner to make on a sunday night meal a light yet a wholesome one. You can make a little extra paruppu usili and pack it for your lunch the next day.