quick lunch ideas

How I arranged a quick lunch :) read my story ;)

quick lunch ideas
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3rd December 2016 , Saturday morning we had our breakfast then we were planing to go out for shopping and lunch. I was chilling because no cooking and dish washing day today 🙂

Then at 10 am my husband changed the plan and asked me I am inviting a friend for lunch, can you do it , and me (who love to cook but no dish washing please) of course I said yessssssssss. So like a master chef challenge I was in kitchen after 1 minute of that and when I am in kitchen I don’t like to cook just 1-2 recipes for a special lunch  so I arranged it like this in 3 hours with my favorite songs 🙂 and if you are curious which song I was listening that time Click here song 1 …. click here for song 2 …… and please do not judge my choice of songs 😛 I enjoy them 🙂

So the first thing which me and my husband always do is meat/veges groceries in the beginning of the month so its easy for me to cook any thing all over the month with out tension and we also have something in fridge for quick meals. Here is a link I shared some months before to show you how I plan my meals and do groceries. CLICK HERE  . So  I always have enough things in hand when ever I need to cook any thing.

here is a pic while making lunch
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here is a pic while making lunch

So first of all I defrost mutton ribs , rub them with marinade and put them in oven. Because cooking time of these ribs is almost 3 hours. So I quickly did that.  CLICK HERE FOR MUTTON RIBS RECIPE

Mutton ribs and biryani
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Mutton ribs and biryani

Then I defrost whole chicken for charga, marinate it for 1 hour and set a side. CLICK HERE FOR CHARGA RECIPE . I just changed the method of cooking in this recipe because of less time, I cooked whole charga in a wok with 7-8 tbsp oil with lid for almost 45 minutes.

Then its time for dessert and people find this tricky and hard but once you know the trick and practice ,trust me you will find Rasmalai the easiest desi dessert on earth 🙂 . Just 1 blander I did ,I kept the milk on stove on high heat and didn’t see that , looking in fridge for more IDEAS :p and when I saw , milk was on stove …. ohhhhh my GOD ,I had to clean that and thank God I had more milk in hand that saved me  . So I made it then cool it on room temperature then keep it in freezer to chill it quickly. CLICK HERE FOR RASMALAI RECIPE.

Rasmalai
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Rasmalai

After that my over all specialty Biryani , I made biryani with boneless mutton and cook it like sindhi biryani method because its our most favorite biryani. Also I cook meat in pressure cooker. CLICK HERE FOR SINDHI BIRYANI RECIPE. And I did’t add potatoes in it this time , WHY , no reason 😛 just don’t want to peel potatoes at that time 😉 🙂

Okkkk now my big things were ready so now I wash dishes and organised things a little bit so I have some room for my next work. Also I want to tell you that I have a small kitchen with dining table in it .So when guests come I have to clean whole kitchen with all dishes and I of course in UK you don’t have maids. Also I arranged dinning table , keep table cover and runner on it then plates and a quick mop to this whole area … ufffffff …. that was tiring 🙂

After that I made salad and for that I used all ingredients which I had in my fridge and I made Asian crunchy salad. Yes taste was really good 🙂 and you know when you don’t have flowers for your dining table , its best to make colorful salad so your dining table will look beautiful. Also I feel salad shows that you made this lunch/dinner with love 🙂 so do make it .CLICK HERE FOR ASIAN CRUNCHY SALAD RECIPE.

asian crunchy salad
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Asian crunchy salad

Now the last thing which I made is yogurt cumin dip and yes do not forget to make dips in your daily or special lunches/dinners 🙂 . This will complete your meals and give them a special kick. CLICK HERE FOR CUMIN DIP RECIPE.

My table is ready 🙂 … guests were here so I quickly arranged all things and take quick pictures and we had our lunch ……. and of course admiring guests I am thankful to them and happy because they loved this lunch and my husband said thank you it was a lovely lunch 🙂 ….. What else a wife wants , its a whole complete feeling when your husband says THANK YOU  🙂 and I am also thankful to him for understanding and admiring 🙂

So as you can see menu was (click on dishes names of recipes)

  1. Mutton ribs
  2. Biryani
  3. Asian cruchy salad
  4. Chicken charga
  5. Cumin dip
  6. Rasmalai
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Lunch

I am really thankful to Allah for giving us all these yummy foods. And want to say ya Allah never give me proud feeling for what I am doing its all because I love doing this and want all housewives to do this and feel good <3 🙂

and these are some of my dishes after lunch 😉 please come and help me 🙂

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8 Comments

  1. Assalamalikum aini
    I love all your recipes …also tried few of them and they were great…i would like to thank you and keep up the gud work
    May Allah reward you for this. .ameen
    MashAllah
    Barakallah feek

  2. haha bohaaaat Maza aya parh k .I really enjoyed lots to read all ur words Weldon beautiful lady with beautiful wording .
    congratulations sea of prayers for u and ur family.❤💙

  3. Wow Mashaallah Allah give so much barkat in ur time so u cook really fast

  4. For dishes I would suggest u to follow a pattern on serious note 😍. Fill ur big pans in water n clean ur dishes n dip them in sink for atkeast 7 to 10 minutes . Wash glass first n big dishes n then plates n then at the end ur big pans it won’t take ur fifteen minutes even n u would b free ….

    • 🙂 sadaf nice idea <3 ... I will follow it next time 😉 .... but hope so before that I will buy a dishwasher for me ...... Your advise is showing me that you are a really good home maker 🙂 Good luck for your future <3

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