Weeknight Dinners: Make Your Meals With Awadhi Style Sultani Dal, Gujarati Kadhi & More

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Every day meal plans are a daunting task to do all by yourself, since you have many other tasks in the day, especially on weekdays. Weekends would be more blessed than weekdays because we have time to think and organize. It would be great if there is an early plan laid out for the week ahead such that we know clearly of what to shop and how much to shop for the week. Also, we understand the ease of making the recipes that could either be carry forward through transformation or packing it for lunch, or cooking with the same ingredients for the next day. Considering this, we are back again with the weeknight dinner recipe ideas that could be of help. This menu for weeknights have a blending mix of cuisines across India & the World (Especially for Saturday nights) which help in wholesome nutrition for the nights.

We understand that the only peaceful time when you retrospect your fruitful day is at night. It would be lovely if less time goes into planning and preparing the dinners. This week, try recipes like Awadhi Style Sultani Dal, Aloo Gajar Matar Ki Sabzi, Sundakkai and Methi Leaves Sambar, Mangalorean Chicken Ghee Roast, Kerala Style Whole Wheat Parotta, Green Chilli Pickle, Indo Chinese Chicken Hakka Noodles, Mooli Paratha and more.

Dry Sabzis can be made into interesting paratha rolls for next morning's breakfast or the curries can also be packed for lunch the next day. Also make sure you soak in the pulses the previous night and sprout them in the morning to make sprout recipes for dinner, or soak them first thing in the morning to make them easy to cook for dinners. Stock up the groceries to ease out the weeknights and spice up daily life with lot more time to do other things than planning to dine. We have also included a whiff of additional plan for your weekend too! Take a look and make your meal plan accordingly for the whole week's dinners.


Dal, Sabzi and Phulka

This Awadhi style dal is delicious and the aroma is completely different from other dals. Serve it with Aloo Gajar Matar Ki Sabzi which is made without onion and garlic and therefore you can serve it during fasting days and special occasions too.


Sambar, Poriyal and Rice

This Sambar is delicious and can be eaten with any poriyal and rice. But this Cabbage and Peas Poriyal is delicious and goes really well with Sundakkai & Methi leaves sambar.


Curry, Parotta and Salad

Have a curry and a paratha night with thses delicious curries. Here, we have given a non veg option with the veg, so all the non veg lovers don't forget to try this delicious Chicken Ghee Roast.


Biryani and Raita

Try this vegetable biryani and serve it with this flavoured palak raita. absolutely delicious. It is simple to make and takes less time to prepare.


Stuffed Paratha

Give your usual parathas a break with Raw Papaya and Red Bell Pepper Paratha. This stuffing is very delicious and tastes really good. Serve it with curd and green chilli pickle.


Chinese Dinner

Enjoy this scrumptious Chinese meal with your friends and family on a weekend. You can always skip chicken in the noodles if you are looking for a vegetarian option.


Gujarati Dinner

Simple and satisfying, this delicious is perfect for your Sunday dinner. It is simple to make and is favourite in all Gujarati homes. Perfect for lazy weekends, Gujarati Kadhi, Paka Kela Ki sabzi and Mooli thepla is a delight.