WHAT TO COOK FOR DINNER TONIGHT

Dinner is the last food of the day so it’s important for us to make right choice to eat. But sometimes it becomes most difficult to choose what to cook for dinner tonight. Research shows: Many people (women) spend hours thinking what to cook today? If you do not agree, means you have not cooked anything ever. So, this article is for those who bear difficulty in deciding what to cook. After reading this article you will have 7 choices to cook for dinner tonight. Lets see, how important dinner is?

You shouldn’t skip dinner and do not over eat as well. Skipping Dinner can cause you many problems like, sleep walking. Reason behind the sleep waking in the night, often seen is insomnia is when sugar level in blood falls. Therefore, body has to release stored glucose and causes wake during sleep and it would be difficult to get back to sleep.

MEMORABLE thing in life is to have a dinner with friends and talk about the day.

It’s necessary to eat good food for dinner which combines both protein and carbohydrates. Which ensures a steady release to blood stream – helping for good sleep.

We should not eat fried foods for dinner, Cooked vegetables are preferable

Vegetable foods are very important for dinner. We should eat vegetables every night, because it carries minerals and vitamins that helps the body to recover from physical and mental activities of the whole day.

Dinner is important but other meals are also take great importance when it comes to take every good measure for a healthy life. Checkout the importance of lunch and what should you cook for lunch:
Also Read: THE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT SKIP LUNCH EVER (MID-DAY MEAL)

List of Dishes to Cook for Dinner Tonight:

1- Veggie and Chicken Meal:

Veggie and Chicken recipe | Blurbgeek

INGREDIENTS FOR 3 SERVINGS:

INGREDIENTSQUANTITY
Sweet Potatoes1/2 Tablespoons
Rosemary – Chopped2 Tablespoons
Thyme – Chopped2 Tablespoons
Brussels Sprouts1/2 lb (250 g)
Carrot1
Cloves Garlic – Minced4
SaltAs Required
PepperAs Required
Broccoli1/2
Chicken Breast1 and 1/2 lb (750 g)
Olive OilAs Required

Recipe for Cooking Chicken and veggie Meal:

1- Preheat oven to 220°C
2- Cut vegetables. Place it in separate corners of pan lined with parchment paper.
3- As, Broccoli and Brussels cooks faster. Therefore, keep the cuts thicker. Sweet potatoes and Carrots takes time to cook therefore, cut them thinner.
4- Veggie with olive oil, salt, pepper, rosemary, thyme and garlic.
5- Mix both side of Chicken with olive oil, salt, pepper, rosemary, thyme and garlic over parchment paper.
6- Seal parchment paper to keep chicken moist on the center of baking pan.
7- Bake for about 30 minutes, until chicken fully cooks and veggie are done to your liking.
8- This meal also works with brown rice as well.
9- unwrap, slice the chicken.
10- Separate veggies with chicken.
11- Enjoy the taste of Chicken and veggie… Estimated time for making following recipe is of 40 minutes.

Chicken and veggie meal, cook for dinner  | Blurbgeek
Chicken and veggie meal, cook for dinner | Blurbgeek

2- Chicken Biryani cooking Recipe (Pakistani Dish):

Chicken Biryani Cooking Recipe | Blurbgeek

Biryani is mixture of yellow rice and chicken. Rice get its color from collection of spices and herbs, which adds incredible flavor. On top of it, it contains perfectly Lemons and vegetables.

INGREDIENTS FOR 2 SERVINGS:

INGREDIENTSQUANTITY
Rice2 Cups
Chicken Pieces3/4 kg
Onion Large Sliced3 Piece
Yogurt1 cup
Ginger Paste1 tsp
Tomato Puree1/2 cup
Red Chili Powder2 tsp
Turmeric Powder1 tsp
Cumin Powder1 tsp
Cardamom Powder1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder2 tsp
Milk1/2 cup
Water3 and 1/2 cups
SaffronA Pinch Only
Coriander Powder1 tsp
Green Coriander leaves – Chopped2 tbsp
Oil7 tbsp
SaltAs required

Recipe to cook Biryani tonight:

1- Make mixture of tomato yogurt, puree, green chili paste, red chili powder, ginger garlic paste, roasted cumin powder, turmeric powder, garam malasa powder, salt and coriander powder.
2- Marinade chicken within same mixture for 3-4 hours.
3- Put oil in pan, heat it and fry onions till these turn in into brown.
4- Now add marinade chicken into it for 10 minutes.
5- After that take rice and add 3 1/2 cups of water into the pressure cooker. Also take pinch of saffron, mix it with milk and add to rice.
6- At last, add cardamom powder and chicken pieces along with the marinade chicken.
7- Mix all ingredients slowly and cover it with cooker lid and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
8- Enjoy the tasty chicken Biryani… Estimated time for making biryani is 45 minutes.

3- Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli:

Chicken, Broccoli Mac and Cheese | Blurbgeek

INGREDIENTS for 5 Servings:

INGREDIENTSQUANTITY
Olive Oil2 Tablespoon extra-virgin
Salt and PepperAs Required
Chicken Breast tenders – chopped1 pound (lb)
Onion Chopped1
Macaroni Florets1 lb
Raw broccoli florets1 lb
Cayenne Pepper2 and 1/2 cups
Paprika1 teaspoon
Butter3 tsp
Chicken Stock1 cup
Flour3 tsp
Milk3 Cups
Chicken stock1 cup
Dijon Mustard1 tsp
Yellow Sharp Cheddar3 cups

Methods of making Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli:

1- Boil pot of water for macaroni
2- Heat medium pan over medium- high heat. Add extra-virgin olive oil with chicken, salt and pepper. Salute for 4 minutes and then add onion and cook for 10 minutes until onions are tender and chicken is fully cooked. Turn off heat.
3- Boil water for pasta and add pasta and salt to season the cooking water. Cook for not more than 5 minutes then add broccoli and again cook for 5 minutes.
4- While pasta cooks, heat medium sauce pot. Add butter and wait till it melts, then add flour, cayenne, paprika and whisk together over heat until it bubbles and then cook for little more. Whisk in milk, stock and raise heat to bring the sauce for quick boil.
5- Drain Broccoli florets. Add mixed chicken with pasta and broccoli on pot.
6- Add Cheese to milk sauce and stir till it melts. Pour sauce over Chicken, broccoli, cooked pasta and stir to combine together. Adjust seasonings and add transfer to large serving platter.
7- Enjoy the Chicken and Broccoli Mac and Cheese… estimated time of cooking is 40 minutes.

Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli | Blurbgeek
Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli awesome dish to cook tonight | Blurbgeek

4- Ground Turkey Skillet with Green Beans:

Ground turkey Skillet with Green Beans | Blurbgeek

INGREDIENTS FOR 2 SERVINGS:

INGREDIENTSQUANTITY
Extra lean ground turkey1 lbs
Onions , diced1/2 cup
Extra-virgin olive oil2 tbsp
Clove garlic, minced1 tsp
Crushed red pepper1 Pinch
Salt and black pepperAs per required
Homemade tomato sauce3/4 cup
Chopped green beans1 1/2 cup
Diced yellow bell pepper1/2 cup

Recipe of cooking Ground turkey Skillet with Green Beans:

1- Initially, Preheat the deep pan over high heat.
2- Add mixture of ground turkey, garlic and ginger.
3- Use potato masher, break down turkey skillet and cook until it get brown.
4- In small bowl, whisk together chicken broth, vinegar, chili garlic paste.
5- Once skillet get brown, bits and pieces sticks to the pan and add green beans, broth mixture.
6- Salute it for 5 minutes then add extra-virgin olive oil.
7- Enjoy the Ground turkey Skillet with Green Beans… Estimated time for cooking is 35 minutes.
8- Excellent for Vitamin C.

Ground Turkey Skillet with Green Beans cook tonight for dinner | Blurbgeek

5- One Pot Beef with broccoli:

Beef with Broccoli | Blurbgeek

INGREDIENTS FOR 1 PERSON SERVING:

INGREDIENTSQUANTITY
Oyster sauce1/3 cup
Sesame oil2 teaspoon
Soy sauce1 teaspoon
Sherry1/3 cup
White sugar1 teaspoon
Beef round steak, cut into 1/8 inches thick strip3/4 pound
Cornstarch1 teaspoon
Vegetable oil, more if needed3 tablespoon
Ginger root1 thin slice
Garlic smashed2 clove
Broccoli1 pound

Recipe of making one pot of beef with broccoli:

1- Mix oyster sauce, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar and cornstarch altogether. Initially, sugar dissolves. Place steak pieces into shallow bowl, pour oyster sauce mixture over meat, pour the oyster mixture over meat, stir to coat and marinate for at least 20 minutes.

2- Heat vegetable oil over high-medium heat and stir in mixture of garlic and ginger. Let sizzle in hot oil for 2 minutes to flavor the oil. Then, remove or discard. Stir the broccoli in hot oil until green get tender within 10 minutes. Remove broccoli and set aside.

3- Pour more oil if needed, stir the toss of marinade beef until sauce form glaze o the beef and meat is no more pink for about 5 minutes. Return to cooked broccoli to wok and stir until the meat and broccoli are heated together for 5 minutes.

4- Enjoy the one pot of beef with broccoli… Estimated time of cooking is 40 minutes.

One pot beef with broccoli | Cook in Dinner | Blurbgeek

6- Special Mutton Daleem (Pakistani Dish):

Mutton Daleem | BlurbgeIn ek

INGREDIENTS FOR 5 PERSON SERVINGS:

INGREDIENTSQUANTITY
Boneless Mutton700g
Wheat grains100g
Red lentil50g
Green gram lentil50g
SaltAs per required
White lentil50g
Rice50g
Red chili powder2 tbsp
Turmeric1 & 1/2 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste2
Green chilies4
Oil2 cup
Garam masla powder1 tbsp
Whole spices1 tbsp
Lemon juice2 tbsp
Cumin powder1 tbsp
Split lentil chickpeas50g
Coriander powder1 tbsp
Onion (sliced)2

Recipe of Cooking Special Mutton Daleem to cook tonight:

1- Sock rice, wheat and all lentils for 2 hours in bowl.
2- Add socked rice, wheat, lentils and 2-liter water in pan.
3- Add salt and turmeric and let it being cook for 30 minutes until all ingredients gets tender.
4- When it gets cold grind them all and make paste.
5- Add 5 to 6 cups of water and add mutton, salt, whole spice and turmeric in a separate pan.
6- Cook for 40 minutes until meat get fully cooked and then shared the meat.
7- In pan, heat oil then add onion, cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste and cook until light brown.
8- Add shredded meat, red chili powder, salt according to the taste, turmeric, coriander, cumin powder and cook for 5 minutes.
9- Add grinded mixture, add two cups of water and mix well with the spoon.
10- Again cook for 10 minutes more.
11- Add squeezed lemon juice in it and your dish is ready now.
12- Preparation time is 45 minutes.

Special Mutton Daleem to cook for dinner | Blurbgeek

7- Lobia Salad:

Lobia Salad | Blurbgeek

INGREDIENTS FOR 1 PERSON SERVING:

INGREDIENTSQUANTITY
Tomato1
Onion1
Yogurt1/2
Cucumber1
Potato1
SaltAs per required
Black pepper1 teaspoon
Lemon juice4 teaspoon

Recipe Lobia Salad to Cook for Dinner:

1- Mix salt, lemon juice, black pepper, potatoes and onion.
2- Cut tomatoes into small pieces, bell pepper and mix altogether.
3- Then, add boil Lobia in the mixture.
4- Enjoy the Lobia Salad and Estimated time of making is 15 minutes.

Lobia Salad for the dinner tonight | Blurbgeek

Concluding what to cook for dinner tonight?

Here it ends. Hope from now you will not feel any difficulty in deciding what to cook for dinner tonight. Now go and cook something delicious, Best of luck.