Weekend special: 7 easy stir-fry recipes for a perfect lazy weekend meal


For many of us, weekends are a time to indulge, splurge, and enjoy some action-packed time with friends and family. For others, the weekend is when we catch up on our favorite shows, laze around the house, and rejuvenate for the week ahead. If you’re the first type, you have no shortage of restaurants to go to and events to attend. However, if you’re the second type, you may have succumbed to the power of social media and felt the need to order lavish meals to stay on the bandwagon, right? Well, we’ve got a better way for you to indulge in an Insta-worthy treat that’s also a perfect addition to your lazy weekend plans. Stir-fry recipes are quick to prepare and delicious with almost any kind of main dish like noodles, fried rice et al. They can be made with a common list of ingredients and end up looking as tempting as a restaurant-bought dish. Interested in trying them out? Here are 7 indulgent stir-fry recipes you can whip up for a lazy weekend meal.

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Stir-fry dishes are quick and easy to prepare.

7 indulgent stir-fry recipes for a lazy weekend meal:

1. Chinese Vegetable Stir Fry: (Our top vegetarian recommendation)

When we say stir-fry, we can’t help but think of the crispy and delicious Indochinese stir-fries that we devour so often. Keeping this obsession with Indochinese dishes in mind, Chinese-style vegetable stir-fry is one of the best ways to repurpose the vegetable mix you have around the house. Click here for the recipe.

2. Tomato and egg stir-fry: (Our best non-veg recommendation)

Quick and easy, this tomato egg stir-fry is one of those delicious recipes you’ll make over and over. Serve with bread, roti or rice, the dish goes well with almost anything. Prepare an easy mixture of tomatoes, ginger and garlic in a saucepan, mix in some scrambled eggs and you are ready to serve! Click here for the recipe.

3. Stir-fry vegetables:

The best part about the vegetable stir-fry recipe is that it can be made with virtually any vegetable you have at home. Whether it’s cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, corn, or even peppers, all of these vegetables can give this refreshing stir-fry recipe a new twist. Crispy and delicious, here’s how to make a delicious vegetable stir-fry this weekend.

4. Popped Baby Corn:

If you love baby corn on the cob, you will love this recipe. Extremely quick and easy, mini popcorn is a great addition to any party menu, get-together, dinner with your friends, or when you just want to pamper yourself with something interesting. All you have to do is sauté together the ginger, garlic, baby corn, salt and pepper and garnish with fresh cilantro. Click here for the detailed recipe.

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Baby corn stir-fry is one of the easiest recipes.

5. Stir-fried soy:

You can easily make this recipe at home with everyday ingredients and serve it with roti or steamed rice. The best part about this recipe is that it is high in protein, which gives you a good amount of nutrients. Cooked with onions, tomatoes, and heaps of masalas, this stir-fry is sure to become your favorite recipe in no time. Click here for the recipe.

6. Andhra Style Shrimp Stir Fry:

With a short list of ingredients and a seemingly simple recipe, you can whip up this succulent shrimp stir-fry yourself that’s an explosion of flavor! Accompany it with rice or roti or classic flaky and crispy parottas, the choice is yours. Here is the recipe for you.

7. Sauteed mutton:

Ending the list strong with one of the most beloved non-vegetarian dishes of all time – sautéed mutton. The effort and time required to prepare this dish all seems worth it when you bite into this tender and flavorful mutton. Mutton stir-fry is spicy and loaded with assorted spices; it is best served with plain rice. A very tasty and nutritious dish to cook for a lazy weekend dinner, here is the recipe.

There you go, easy and forgiving; these stir fry recipes are just what you need on a lazy day.


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