With Sankranti/pongal pageant proper across the nook, I’m right here with a Sankranti-special weekly meal plan with three days of easy recipes with none onion and garlic for the pongal pageant.
Right here is my weekly meal planner with breakfast, lunch, and dinner choices to make cooking enjoyable and straightforward and helps you keep organized.
PS – Substitute the rice with grains of your selection.
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Pongal / Sankranti Pageant
This week we rejoice the harvest pageant in India, and each state in India celebrates this pageant in a singular method. It’s a 3 or four-day pageant in Tamil Nadu. The primary day is Bhogi and the second day is the primary pageant, Pongal and the third day is the maatu pongal, and the fourth day is the Kanu or kaanum pongal.
In our household, we rejoice it as a three-day pageant. All three days we make some sweets. On Bhogi, we make kheer, paruppu vadai, and poli/boli/obbattu. And on pongal day, we make candy pongal or the chakkarai pongal and urad dal vada/ulundu vadai. On the third day, we make completely different rice varieties like lemon rice, tamarind rice, and serve it with avial, extra like Adi Perukku menu.
Again in India, we often get the day without work, however we don’t have these perks exterior India. Because the pageant falls on weekdays, I hold my menu easy with one-pot meals and straightforward kheer recipes.
Earlier than entering into the sankranti particular meal plan particulars, let me reply the meal planner’s incessantly requested query.
What veggies can we chop forward, and how you can retailer them?
Aside from brinjal, cucumber, capsicum, tomatoes, and naturally onions, I chop all my veggies beforehand. I wash them or both wipe them with a paper towel and pat them dry. Then I minimize them and retailer them in stainless containers or reusable zip lock baggage. They keep fairly recent, particularly cabbage, beans, lengthy beans, carrot, cauliflower, beets, ivy gourd, and so on.
Be cautious with veggies that ooze out water just like the winter melon. You’ll be able to boil potatoes and allow them to cool. Then peel the potatoes and retailer them. It is useful for potato masala or paratha fillings or fast wrap with a tortilla.
I hope this helps. If in case you have any explicit questions, do let me know within the feedback.
With none additional ado, right here is the sankranti-special meal plan.
- Chop all of the required veggies.
- Ensure you have yogurt and put together idli-dosa batter.
- Soak the black chickpeas the day earlier than or soak it earlier than and let it sprout.
- Reduce the pomegranate and take out the pearls.
Now listed here are the main points and the recipe hyperlinks. I’ve highlighted the vegetables and fruit that I’ve used.
This week’s fruits are pomegranate, apple, and clementines. Bananas will all the time be there.
Sankrati-Particular Meal Plan Particulars & Recipe Hyperlinks
- Breakfast – Idli with sambar (It’s leftover sambar from Sunday night time)
- Lunch – Millet with vathal kuzhambu and beets curry. For kiddo, it’s idli and sambar.
- Dinner – Identical as lunch
Wednesday Menu | Bhogi Pageant
Thursday Menu | Pongal
- Breakfast – I’m retaining it easy with toast and easy fruit smoothie.
- Lunch – Tamarind rice, lemon rice, yogurt rice with avial. As a substitute of jaggery rice, planning to make moong dal kheer.
- Dinner – Rice with aviyal.
I hope this menu planner helps, and also you all can draw some inspiration from it. If in case you have any questions, please depart a remark under. I’ll share the every day updates on my Instagram and my FB group. So keep linked!
Keep Protected & Joyful Cooking!