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 Ringna No Olo Recipe, Maharashtrian Golyachi Amti Recipe, Podi Potta Pachhai Kathirikai, Onion Rava Bhakri Recipe, Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice, 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.
This monday, make steamed rice, Chettinad Style Poondu Rasam Recipe which is a Garlic Rasam that can be made in a giffy. For sides on your plate, prepare Podi Potta Pachhai Kathirikai which is a Yummy side dish of eggplants made with Curry Powder; and also prepare Keerai Masiyal Recipe which is essentially Stir Fried Green with Mustard and Curry Leaves to complete your meals.
Prepare Fajeto Recipe, a Gujarati Mango Curry Recipe where pureed ripe mangoes are simmered with yogurt and spices. Also make Ringna No Olo Recipe, is a classic dish made from roasted brinjals and when combined with green chillies, ginger and spices they release flavors that are absolutely delectable. Make phulkas to go along with these side dishes and add a Pisarna Manga Recipe (Instant Raw Mango Pickle) to complete the meal plate.
Make Maharashtrian Golyachi Amti Recipe with spicy tamarind water is added to make the gravy which is called amti. Also make The Karela Masala Sabzi, which is a delicious simple to cook recipe made from bitter gourd. These side dishes can be scooped up with Masala Jowar Bhakri Recipe which is Spiced Maharashtrian Jowar flatbread and a Raw Mango Raita Recipe for sides.
Make Goan Chicken Stew Recipe make with chicken in simple spices like pepper powder, coriander powder and cumin powder. For a vegetarian option, you can make Feijoada Recipe which is a Spicy Goan Black Eyed Peas Stew. For main course, make steamed rice and Goan Kanyachi Bhakri which is made with rava, onions, coconut, gheen chilli and smeared with ghee while cooking on tawa to complete the dinner.
Friday is a prelude to the upcoming weekend. Make recipes from international cuisine, with Chinese Vegetarian Fried Rice With Apples Recipe and pair it up with Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu which is stir fried tofu and veggies in Chinese sauces. Also make Chinese gobi manchurian. End your meal with Toffee Banana Recipe which is a Classic Chinese Dessert with bananas.