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A 7-Day Indian Dinners Meal Plan

Get ready for lots of chicken! These Indian-inspired dinners are better than takeout. Whether you are used to Indian flavors or are new to this cuisine, these dinners are sure to satisfy a hungry belly.

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Sunday: Chicken Tikka Masala

Sunday: Chicken Tikka Masala

This Indian-style chicken tikka masala recipe has flavors that keep me coming back for more—a simple dish spiced with garam masala, cumin and gingerroot that’s simply amazing. —Jaclyn Bell, Logan, Utah

Check out these other Indian main dishes, too.

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Monday: Easy Chana MasalaTaste of Home

Monday: Easy Chana Masala

I love this quick and healthy Indian-inspired dish so much I always make sure to have the ingredients stocked in my pantry. It makes weeknight dinners feel a little more special. —Janeen Judah, Houston, Texas

(For a classic Indian meal, serve kheer (Indian rice pudding) for dessert. Here’s how to make kheer.)

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Tuesday: Chicken Korma

Spicy and satisfying, try this chicken korma recipe that is the perfect weeknight meal for the whole family. —Jemima Madhavan, Lincoln, Nebraska

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Wednesday: Vegetable SamosasTaste of Home

Wednesday: Vegetable Samosas

My family enjoys the wonderful Indian flavors in a traditional samosa. Baked instead of fried, this version has fewer calories but keeps all the classic tastes and textures we love. —Amy Siegel, Clifton, New Jersey

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Thursday: Sheet-Pan Tandoori Chicken

Thursday: Sheet-Pan Tandoori Chicken

This tandoori chicken recipe is easy for weeknights since it bakes in one pan, but it is also special enough for guests. The best part? There isn’t much to clean up when dinner is over! —Anwar Khan, Iriving, Texas

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Friday: Cauliflower & Tofu CurryTaste of Home

Friday: Cauliflower & Tofu Curry

Cauliflower, garbanzo beans and tofu are subtle on their own, but together they make an awesome base for curry. We have this recipe weekly because one of us is always craving it. —Patrick McGilvray, Cincinnati, Ohio

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Saturday: Red Lentil Dal

This masoor dal, or red lentil dal, is aromatic and simple to make at home. It’s a flavorful weeknight meal, paired with basmati rice, quinoa, roti or naan.

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Emily Racette Parulski
Emily Racette Parulski is a Senior Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in email newsletters. When she’s not writing about food, she’s baking something sweet to feed her chocolate obsession.

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