20 Under 20: Quick Dinner Recipes | 20 Instant And Easy Dinner Recipes

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20 Under 20: Quick Dinner Recipes | 20 Instant And Easy Dinner Recipes

Quick Dinner Recipes: We understand cooking dinner 7 nights a week could be tricky. Life is good when you're served a hot plate of dinner vs spending endless hours standing in the kitchen. There is a constant thought that goes behind what will be cooking tonight to how to make it quickly. We understand that you may be tired from all day's work and want to prepare something that is extremely quick and hassle-free to prepare. Well, looks like we heard your plight and have a list of delicious and quick dinner recipes that will make your life in the kitchen much easier. This list of 20 quick dinner recipes will include recipes like basil chicken, paneer bhurji, jeera vegetable, udon noodles and others. So, we went to our NDTV Food archives and compiled a list of 20 dinner recipes that can be prepared in 20 minutes or less. They range across different cuisines, vegetarian and non-vegetarian, mild and spicy and we really hope you enjoy them!



CommentsHere's a list of 20 quick dinner recipes that you can enjoy at home: 

 

1. Oriental Basil Chicken

This fabulous minced chicken is cooked with oyster sauce, soya sauce, basil and seasoned lightly for beautiful flavors.
 

quick-dinner-recipes-1Quick dinner recipes: this chicken is cooked with a lots of sauces
 

2. Mini Mushroom Pizza

Crunchy toasted pizza's topped with sauted garlic and onion, tomato puree, and some rosemary and salt.

quick-dinner-recipes-2Quick dinner recipes:  Crunchy toasted pizza's topped with sauted garlic


3. Paneer Bhurji

Everyone loves a paneer bhurji and this simple version can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. Scrambled paneer is cooked with caramelized onions, turmeric and chilli powder and finished of with a sprinkle of chaat masala.
 

 

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4. Jeera Vegetables

A potpourri of potatoes, carrots and spinach cooked with the peppery flavoured cumin. The amazing flavour jeera has to offer is unmissable and amazing. 

quick-dinner-recipes-3Quick dinner recipes:  A potpourri of potatoes, carrots and spinach cooked with the peppery flavoured cumin


5. Rava Fried Fish

Unlike regular fish fry this Goan version is fried in a semolina batter. It's then laced in chilli powder, salt, tamarind, turmeric, garlic and fried golden brown.

quick-dinner-recipes-4Quick dinner recipes: Unlike regular fish fry this Goan version is fried in a semolina batter


6. Udon Noodles

Colorful and flavourful. A quick and easy recipe to ward of those hunger pangs. If you love noodles, this one's a twist. 

quick-dinner-recipes-5Quick dinner recipes:  A quick and easy recipe to ward of those hunger pangs


7. Tomato Paneer

Cottage cheese chunks, tomato puree, a pinch of sugar and mild spices tossed in olive oil is also a low fat dinner alternative. This one's a vegetarian's delight. 

quick-dinner-recipes-6Quick dinner recipes:  This one's a vegetarian's delight


8. Curry Pasta

This slurpy curry pasta is the real deal. Boiled pasta is cooked in a decadent puree of tomatoes and meat masala and served in 20 minutes.

quick-dinner-recipes-7Quick dinner recipes:  This slurpy curry pasta is the real deal


9. Creamy Mushroom Ragout

This creamy mushrooms cooked with mustard and onions are a good change for a regular night. All you mushroom lovers, this one recipe will surely leave you asking for more. 

quick-dinner-recipes-8Quick dinner recipes:   this one recipe will surely leave you asking for more


10. Macchi Amritsari

Lean fish fillets coated with a batter of gram flour, yoghurt and deep fried till golden brown. If you are a fish lover, this recipe is sure a delight to eat. 

quick-dinner-recipes-9Quick dinner recipes:  Lean fish fillets coated with a batter of gram flour, yoghurt and deep fried till golden brown


11. Chicken Penne Arabbiata

Pasta being the ultimate comfort food can take a while to prepare which is why this recipe is ideal for those in a hurry. The goodness of penne and vegetables in a thick tomato sauce and aromatic herbs.

quick-dinner-recipes-10Quick dinner recipes:  Pasta being the ultimate comfort food can take a while to prepare


12. Guilt Free Chicken Tacos

Indulge in crispy scrumptious chicken served in a lettuce cup or on tortilla chips. And add a tangy twist to it with some fresh salsa dip.

quick-dinner-recipes-11Quick dinner recipes:Indulge in crispy scrumptious chicken served in a lettuce cup or on tortilla chips  


13. Vegetable Fried Rice

Slow cooked rice with layers of vegetables and a variety of masalas. A beautiful melange that is sure to win many hearts at the dinner table.

quick-dinner-recipes-12Quick dinner recipes: A beautiful melange that is sure to win many hearts at the dinner table 


14. Tamatar Chaaman

Fried cottage cheese chunks with a hot and spicy tomato gravy. The Kashmiri delight is a real treat for those spice lovers.

quick-dinner-recipes-13Quick dinner recipes:Fried cottage cheese chunks with a hot and spicy tomato gravy  


15. Paneer Kebabs

Indulge in the divine taste of paneer with these crispy fried kebabs. you can't miss these kebabs that will satiate your hunger pangs like nobody. 

quick-dinner-recipes-14Quick dinner recipes: Indulge in the divine taste of paneer with these crispy fried kebabs 


16. Calamari Fritters

Flour coated squid rings, fried and served with chilli mayonnaise. A delight for seafood lovers!

quick-dinner-recipes-15Quick dinner recipes: Flour coated squid rings, fried and served with chilli mayonnaise. 


17. Scrambled Eggs with Chicken Sausages

A simple lip smacking plate of scrambled eggs and fried chicken sausages drizzled with olive oil. These are amazing delights, we promise. 

quick-dinner-recipes-16Quick dinner recipes:  A simple lip smacking plate of scrambled eggs and chicken


18. Grilled White Fish

This one is grilled using Popiote, which is a method of cooking in which the food is wrapped up paper or foil and then cooked. A healthy alternative to your dinner needs.

quick-dinner-recipes-17Quick dinner recipes:This one is grilled using Popiote, which is a method of cooking in which the food is wrapped   


19. Citrus and Garlic Prawns

Prawns grilled and spiced with a tangy orange juice, lime, coriander and garlic. You can't miss this simple recipe of crunchy prawns. 

quick-dinner-recipes-18Quick dinner recipes: Prawns grilled and spiced with a tangy orange juice, lime, coriander and garlic. 


20. Masala Bhindi

Mustard oil, jeera, fennel seeds, turmeric and bhindi tossed in a pan till cooked. Enjoy the bhindi with roti, paratha or eat it as it is. If you are a bhindi lover, this simple bhindi recipe will leave you asking for more. 

quick-dinner-recipes-19Quick dinner recipes:  Mustard oil, jeera, fennel seeds, turmeric and bhindi tossed in a pan till cooked.
 
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