Weeknight Dinners: Plan Your Meals With Beetroot Pulao, Ripen Mango Pachadi & 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 Quick Pulao With Onions And Tomatoes Recipe, Cheese and Spring Onion Stuffed Parathas, Ripen Mango Pachadi Recipe, Chicken Curry With Sweet Potatoes Recipe, Chettinad Style Urali Roast Recipe, Goan Style Mushroom Vindaloo 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. 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.


Make Quick Beetroot Pulao Recipe, is a beautiful coloured beet stir fried rice which is packed with nutrients. You can serve it along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita is a cooling, healthy and delicious yogurt salad that makes a perfect accompaniment. Along with it, make Pudina Tawa Parathas is simple quick and super delicous recipe of the traditional plain tawa paratha, which you can have along with pickle like Pisarna Manga Recipe (Instant Raw Mango Pickle).


Quick Pulao With Onions And Tomatoes is very easy to make and is best to cook when you have leftover rice from the previous meal. With pulao, make Ripen Mango Pachadi Recipe (Mambazha Pachadi) to make the most of the dawn of mango season and Cheese and Spring Onion Stuffed Parathas with grated cheddar cheese and spring onions for dinner.


Prepare steamed rice, and tawa paratha for dinner on wednesday and prepare yummy side dishes. You can make Chicken Curry With Sweet Potatoes Recipe which is a delicious North Indian Chicken recipe, which is spicy and delicious at the same time. For vegetarian meal, you can cook Kashmiri Style Paneer Masala Recipe made with toasted paneer cubes soaked in tomato and yogurt gravy flavored with whole some spice.  Also make easy Chettinad Style Urali Roast Recipe (Spicy Baby potatoes Roast Recipe) with masalas roasted and ground freshly.


Make Jowar Bhakri recipe or Jolada Roti Recipe which is a flatbread made with jowar flour. For sides, make Goan Style Mushroom Vindaloo Recipe which will be a classic fusion recipe with curry in vinegar. Prepare Kayi Saasive Chitranna, by mixing plain white rice with grounded coconut and mustard paste. It is a flavourful recipe and serves as a great option for dinner. End your meals with Masala Chaas Recipe (Indian Spiced Buttermilk).


This Friday, treat yourself and your family with an international menu with Lebanese Style Mujaddara Recipe, an Arabic version of Khichdi which is a medley of lentil and rice preparation topped up with sautéed onions. Make Cucumber Green Chilli Raita from yogurt with a mixture of fresh produce such as cucumber, carrot and tomato with a little hint of chopped green chilli. End your meal with Caramel Custard which is a delicious dessert and easy to make in a pressure cooker.