Weeknight Dinner Recipes: Plan Your Meals With Kala Chana, Vali Bhajji Ambat And Much More

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Weekdays are those days when we feel we have enough work to concentrate on, and we tend to miss out the complete nutrition that food should provide us and our family during the day. Not because we intentionally do it, but there is inadequate planning on food and lack of time to concentrate researching to stitch a complete menu in place. Here we have come up with yet another weeknight dinner menu which combines nutrition and variety into your everyday cooking. Try the menu with the planning for prepping and carry over suggestions that we have come up with, to make the most of your weekdays.


Soak the chana on Sunday night or Monday morning before the errands of the busy week commences and make Peshawari Kala Chana Recipe which needs pressure cooking. While the chana is being cooked, prepare Tawa Parathas and Amaranth Keerai Poriyal to give you a protein-rich dinner. You can pack freeze the leftovers and take it for lunch the next day. (Also soak moong dal & urad dal after dinner, for Tuesday's menu and keep Paneer stocked).


Make Moong Dal Cheela Stuffed with Paneer by soaking dals on the previous day by stuffing in the spiced paneer, easy to make Sweet & Spicy Tomato Chutney, accompanied with simple Masala Chaas Recipe for dinner.


Gaad T Tamatar is a fish fillet recipe that is made with a tomato curry. You can alternately make Tomato And Coconut Curry Recipe for an easier vegetarian dinner side dish. Prepare Phulkas to have along with sabzi and relishing Mooli Raita.


Vali Bhajji Ambat Recipe (Konkan Style Spiced Malabar Spinach Curry Recipe) is a dish that originates from North Kanara (Canara) which forms the part of Konkan Coast. You can have it along with steamed rice and nutritious Cabbage poriyal. You can take the leftover vali bhajji ambat with fresh rice for next day's lunch.


Make a friday meal a little more interesting, with Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup Recipe. This soup can be paired well with quick cooking Eggplant Caponata Penne Pasta Recipe. Have a crusty garlic bread to enjoy the friday night with a soap or flick on television.