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. This menu for weeknights have a blending mix of cuisines across India which help in wholesome nutrition for the nights.
This week, try Tambuli , Aloo Simla Mirch ki Sabzi recipe, Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto, Gavarfali Ki Sukhi Sabzi, Balinese Black Rice Pudding and more. 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.
Prepare your dinner with soft fluffy phulkas, Aloo Simla Mirch ki Sabzi recipe which is a simple sabzi to make and is a delicious tasting vegetable that is cooked along with the basic ingredients that will be available in your pantry any time. To up the protein and add a gravy along, make Kashmiri Chaman Kaliya and alongside prepare Kela Anar Raita Recipe which is Banana Pomegranate Yogurt Dip Flavoured With Mustard. Make sure you have paneer stored in your kitchen to prepare this, along with the other ingredients required. You can take forward the aloo Simla Mirch ki sabzi for breakfast with theplas for the next morning.
Make your dinner complete with steamed rice and Doddapatre Tambuli Recipe. Tambuli is a popular healing, nourishing cold yoghurt curry from Karnataka made with big thyme leaves. For sides, you can make Tamilnadu Style Vazha Thandu Poriyal Recipe ( Dry Banana Stem Fry Recipe) made with fibrous banana stem tossed in simple spice powders and seasonings. This is a great detox dish as well, and is apt to use banana stem at least once a week. You can make easy Roti Ke Papad to add crunch in every morsel of rice you eat. You can also make roti papad with leftover rotis from the morning.
Prepare Bengali Luchi Recipe which is a Traditional Bengali Style Fried Puffed Indian Bread similar to puris along with simple jeera rice. Pair them up with Doi Bhetki Recipe which is mildly spiced Yogurt Fish Curry (non-vegetarian) or Bengali Aloo Jhinge Posto Curry Recipe which is Potato and Ridge Gourd Curry for a vegetarian side dish option. You can keep the luchi dough refrigerated for next morning's breakfast.
Make the dinner wholesome with steamed rice, tawa paratha, and prepare Dal Palak Recipe which is Spinach And Lentil Curry) that is rich in proteins and minerals. Also make Gavarfali Ki Sukhi Sabzi prepared by cooking cluster beans with the essential spices which are available in our kitchen like cumin seeds, coriander powder, chili powder, and garlic for a portion of vegetables on meal plate. You can take the sukhi sabzi for lunch the next day.
Make yummy Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto where pumpkin adds its characteristic sweetness to this constantly stirred creamy rice. Pair it up with Grilled Eggplant with Tahini & Yogurt Dip Recipe which is a Mediterranean Flavored Dish. you can end the meals with Balinese Black Rice Pudding, a wholesome dessert from Indonesia made from black rice cooked in coconut milk.