Weekly Dinner Menu

Pakistani Weekly Dinner Menu | Week 2

Deciding what to make for dinner can be exhausting. Here’s a Pakistani weekly dinner menu plan that will help you decide ‘what’s for dinner’ or as we say locally ‘aaj kia pakayein’

One of the most difficult tasks of the day is to decide what to cook for dinner. That’s why I started my series featuring the ‘Pakistani Weekly Dinner Menu’ to help you answer this difficult question. Follow the menu as is, or tweak it a little bit based on the preferences of your family.

Deciding what to make for dinner can be exhausting. Here's a Pakistani weekly dinner menu plan that will help you decide 'what's for dinner' or as we say locally 'aaj kia pakayein'

Monday – Palak Gosht.

Start off the week with palak gosht. A meal that will ensure your family gets their portion of meat and vegetables in the same dish. Make it in beef, mutton or chicken depending on budget and personal preference.

Tuesday – Pakora Karhi.

Not vegetarian but a meat-less dish that everyone loves. Fry off a double batch of pakora’s, one to add in the pakora karhi and one to have with your shaam ki chai. Recipe HERE.

Karhi is a Pakistani vegetarian dish consisting of a sour yoghurt and chickpea flour/besan base with pakora’s or vegetable fritters.

Wednesday – Ginger Chicken.

A different kind of chicken ka salan with lots of aromatic ginger and fresh coriander. Recipe HERE.

Thursday – Aloo Baighan with Mash ki Daal.

Fresh vegetables with tarka wali daal. A vegetarian meal that is comfort and satisfying at the same time. Recipe for aloo baighan HERE.

Friday – Friday Biryani with a side of raita. Make it in beef, chicken or mutton but make sure to add a portion of aloo.

Saturday – Kitchen Closed.

It’s a no cooking Saturday, meant to be enjoyed by eating outside or ordering take-away.

Sunday – Shepherd’s Pie.

This comforting casserole is a layer of mincemeat, vegetables with mashed potatoes on top. Find the recipe HERE.

This comforting Shepherd's Pie consists of a layer of chicken mince with vegetables, a light sprinkle of cheese and creamy mashed potatoes on top.

To look at other sample menus in this series, just click HERE.

To look at sample dawat menus (another popular feature on the blog), please click HERE.

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  • Reply
    April 13, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    This menu is wholesome and yummy. Thanks! 🙂

    • Reply
      April 22, 2018 at 6:47 pm

      Thanks for appreciating! 🙂

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    April 19, 2018 at 10:23 pm

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      April 22, 2018 at 6:47 pm

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    May 29, 2019 at 4:53 am

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    Humerus Azhar
    July 28, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    I m from pAkistan,Mam this is a big big problem for me that what cook in the whole week.kindly solve my problem,
    I cook1 veg dish, 1 meat dish per day thats u I become so cnfused ,kitchen.dly solve my prblm,
    I ‘ll b grateful to u.

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    August 29, 2020 at 12:35 am

    yummy dishes, Thank for great list. This is who we can make our food plan. A great way to stay organised regarding food. Tanks again for a great list.

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